Thought I would share an idea I am working on. I became intrigued with having a “standup” pedestal/swivel seat similar to what I have used in bass boats. Some call these leaning posts or butt seats. You are in more of an upright posture for fishing, and for paddling in the case of a Wavewalk … Continue reading “Bass boat standup swivel seat for my W fishing kayak, by Paul Harrison”
Paul has already contributed to this blog an early review and trips reports with great pictures. He posted this new review on a local online kayak fishing forum because a covert competitor of Wavewalk was trashing the W500 there while making untrue statements in order to promote their own brand. Says Paul –“Makes me nuts when … Continue reading “Owner Review of Wavewalk Kayak, by Paul Harrison, Mississippi”
I have found my W500 to be a source of great enjoyment whether fishing, exploring backwaters, lakes, and rivers, or paddling in the open Mississippi Sound or bays. The attached photos detail how I have my kayak rigged at this time. I have landed on simpler is better. I used stiff aluminum wire to make … Continue reading “Rigging my kayak for stand up fishing in bayous and bays, by Paul Harrison, Mississippi”
I’m very satisfied so far.
First trip straight to the Gulf of Mexico beach near Biloxi, MS. Practiced in a protected cove for 30 minutes or so, no problems with launching, beaching, and seated paddling (of course I’ve read all the advice and observations of others). Very stable and secure and comfortable. Will need to practice tight radius turning. Then out past the rock jetty into 1 to 2 ft choppy waves. No problems there either, straight on or side on to the waves … with the wind and waves, or against, no big problems. On way back into the cove did a little standup paddling. Was successful but practice will be needed here too for secure fishing and paddling.
We have suspended offering the W500, and we recommend that our clients get a Wavewalk 700 instead. Wavewalk launched the 500 series in May of 2009.Currently, there are over two hundred Wavewalk® 500 reviews listed on this page.Per our company policy, each Wavewalk® 500 review features the full name and state of the person … Continue reading “Wavewalk® 500 Reviews”