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This trip reminded me why I love my Wavewalk kayak, by John Fabina

I thought I would find my way back to an old beaver hut that always held a few nice fish.
This would take some standing to visualize the route.
While standing and paddling through these tight spots I hit a submerged log and a clump of reeds, and I lost my balance both times.
The beauty of the Wavewalk is that if you lose your balance you can simply collapse down, which will take you to the center bench seat.
The Wavewalk is very forgiving, and gives you the instant to recover safely and not flip over like I would have definitely done in a conventional kayak.
Both times I realized the loss I would have experienced, camera, smart phone, tackle, etc. Not to mention the soaker!

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Last time it was a nice Walleye and a few pike. This time it’s a bunch of rock bass and this chunky perch. I love this type of fishing… when you feel that you have discovered a spot all for yourself.

John

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Shallow water fishing trip report, by John Fabina

A great day to on the lake in my Wavewalk kayak…
Fish are getting active in the shallows in Wisconsin –
I think I may have caught some Longear sunfish today. I returned them to the water, I believe they are on the endangered species list in Wisconsin. Nice color patterns on these fish.

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I caught some Perch and Blue Gills today for a fry, returned this longear to the shallows.
All types of fish are cruising the shallows here in Wisconsin now, including these huge Carp!
It’s easy to float over fish in the shallows with a Wavewalk kayak, it doesn’t seem to frighten them as much as a boat.

John

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