Kayak Fishing Tips

Kayak Fishing is a low cost sport that is brilliant for getting closer to nature. There are plenty of good techniques to help you get the most out of your fishing trip.

Tip 1 - The Right Kayak

Different styles and models of kayak will handle differently in different conditions. Before you purchase a kayak, make sure you try it out. Research the model you plan to plan to purchase and make sure it will be suitable for your environment. The kayak should also suit your shape and physique.

Tip 2 - Safety First

Make sure your kayak is easy to spot by painting it in a bright color and always wear a personal flotation device. Make sure you dress appropriately too. You should wear the the right kind of clothing to protect you if you capsize.

Tip 3 - Releasing the Fish

If you are planning to release your fish you should use artificial lures. This will stop the fish from getting hooked so much internally. Handle the fish as little as possible and support it's body well. Return it to the waters as soon as you can.

Tip 4 - Pliers and Dykes

Keep a set of needle nose pliers or dykes with you. These will help you to easily remove the hooks from the fish.