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Choosing a kayak

  1. Fishing Kayak Reviews -What Do Wavewalk Users Say?
  2. SOT kayak stability, or lack thereof
  3. A decade later – Review of the Wavewalk 500 (W500) kayak
  4. Wavewalk S4 review by its own designer
  5. Happy Birthday W700!
  6. Pedal drive for my fishing kayak?
  7. Review of my Wavewalk 700
  8. Why I became a Wavewalk kayak owner By Michael Chesloff
  9. A Fair-Weather Fishing Kayak…
  10. How to Save Money When Buying a Fishing Kayak
  11. Are SOT Kayaks Safe For Offshore Fishing?
  12. How to Choose a Fishing Kayak That’s Best For You
  13. What Color and Form for My Fishing Kayak?


  1. Fishing Kayak Stability
  2. NEW: Balance is Key for Kayak Stability
  3. SOT kayak stability, or lack thereof
  4. Boat stability in a kayak
  5. A stable kayak for photography
  6. How effective are outriggers for your fishing kayak’s stability?
  7. Do Not Overload Your Fishing Kayak
  8. Wavewalk 500: The Most Stablest One-Person Fishing Kayak
  9. Kayak Fishing Standing – And What If? (Stuff Happens)
  10. Stability in Fishing Kayaks – Problems and Solutions
  11. Outriggers
  12. How Effective Can Fishing Kayaks’ Outriggers Be?


  1. Motorized Kayaks, and How to Motorize Your Kayak
  2. Transporting your S4 kayak skiff
  3. Microskiff
  4. Seaworthy portable microskiff
  5. The perfect boat tender: Wavewalk S4 in a dinghy role By Captain Larry Jarboe
  6. Full size spray shield for motorized Wavewalk S4
  7. Boat for waterfront property
  8. The world’s fastest motor kayak
  9. 10 good reasons to motorize your kayak
  10. Portable boats
  11. The smallest and greatest skiff
  12. Developments in Motorized Kayaks
  13. Wakes are fun?
  14. How to choose an outboard motor for my S4 kayak skiff?
  15. Jon Boat Stability vs. Wavewalk® S4
  16. Testing 15″ short (S) shaft outboard motor performance with Wavewalk kayaks and boats By Captain Larry Jarboe
  17. How to measure an outboard motor’s propeller shaft length?
  18. Choosing an outboard motor for your Wavewalk® 700 skiff
  19. Outboard motor propeller shaft length for Wavewalk® fishing kayaks and boats
  20. Kayaks and Boats, Kayak vs. Boat
  21. Keeping the cockpit of your Wavewalk dry at sea
  22. Flats boat or bass boat, or something else?
  23. Steering motorized fishing kayaks and small boats
  24. A better two-person fishing boat
  25. Your boat trailer, the abominable fishing-time guzzler
  26. Motorize your fishing kayak?
  27. Thrust in Electric Trolling Motors for Fishing Kayak


  1. In the fish – Filling an electric Wavewalk 700 kayak with Blue Catfish  By Captain Larry Jarboe
  2. Bass fishing in Ontario By Boyd Smith
  3. Ocean Kayak Fishing
  4. Fishing offshore – the next frontier
  5. More is less in your fishing kayak’s cockpit – Too much stuff and too little fishability
  6. Smarter electric motors and Lithium-Ion batteries – A winning combination for kayak fishing By Gary Thorberg
  7. Kayak fishing with disabilities
  8. Storage: How Much Gear Can You Store Inside a Wavewalk 500 Fishing Kayak?
  9. A Brief History Of Kayak Fishing – Past, Present, and Foreseeable Future
  10. About Kayak Fishing In Tandem…
  11. More About Dangers To Kayakers and Kayak Anglers in Warm, Fresh Water
  12. Kayak Fishing As An Extreme Sport
  13. Too Much Storage In A Fishing Kayak…
  14. More Storage Than Any Other Fishing Kayak: The W500
  15. Stand Up Kayak Fishing and Paddling – For Real
  16. Fishability – How Fishable Are Kayaks?
  17. Kayak Fishing With Children
  18. Fishing Standing in a Kayak
  19. Kayak Fishing in Shallow Water
  20. Common Kayak Fishing Myths, Tales and Hype
  21. Southern Kayak Fishermen’s Complaints
  22. Kayak Fishing in Cold Water and Weather


  1. Paddling in Strong Wind
  3. Paddling 340 Miles in a W500 Kayak By Clint Harlan
  4. Wavewalk kayak tracking a plus in strong tidal current By Art Myjak
  5. What makes the Wavewalk 500 faster and easier to paddle than other fishing kayaks?
  6. Seal Launching Your Fishing Kayak
  7. Paddling Over Submerged Obstacles in Shallow Water
  8. How to Keep Your W500 Fishing Kayak Cockpit Dry
  9. About Rudders and Fishing Kayaks
  10. Paddling and Kayak Fishing in Cold Water and Weather
  11. Headwind and Side Wind – Paddling in Strong Wind Without a Rudder
  12. Are Sea Kayaks Seaworthy?


  1. Ergonomics and Biomechanics in Kayaks
  2. What Is kayak Back Pain, And What Does It Mean For You?
  3. Resting in Your Fishing Kayak – Don’t Fall Asleep!
  4. Lumbar Spine and Kayak Back Pain: Facts
  5. Kayak Fishing Safety: Is It safe To Paddle An Uncomfortable Kayak And Fish From It?
  6. Stretching in Your Kayak to Relieve Fatigue and Pain, and Improve Circulation
  7. Kayaking Back Pains and Leg Numbness
  8. Range of Motion and Protection From the Fish – Kayak Comparison By Jeff McGovern
  9. Casting From A Wavewalk Fishing Kayak Compared To Casting From Sit-In and SOT Fishing Kayaks By Jeff McGovern
  10. Whether paddling or fishing in your kayak, try to stay dry
  11. Kayak Fishing From the Mounted (Riding) Position
  12. The Yak Back – What Your Fishing Kayak Shouldn’t Do To You
  13. Common Kayak Injuries


  1. Personal Catamaran
  2. The secrets of the SOT kayak’s underside
  3. About fishing kayak design, innovation, upgrades, accessories, etc.
  4. The Hybrid Fishing Kayak – Facts, Hype and Plain Nonsense
  6. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Aesthetics and Performance in Fishing Kayak Design
  7. Paddle vs. Pedal Drive in Fishing Kayaks
  8. Back Pain, Good Posture and Kayak Fishing
  9. Kayak Hydrodynamics, Hydrostatics and Biomechanics As Speed Factors
  10. The Evolution of the Kayak
  11. Versatility: From Specialized Kayaks to Broad Range, High Performance Kayaks
  12. Mobility: The New Dimension in Kayak Design


  1. Swivel seat for my S4 motorized fishing kayak By Terry Wilkison
  2. A higher saddle seat for Wavewalk kayaks
  3. Full size spray shield for motorized Wavewalk S4
  4. Watertight riveting in kayaks and boats
  5. Aluminum rivets in fishing kayaks and boats
  6. Dog on board
  7. Some Practical Advice About Rigging Your Fishing Kayak
  8. Rigging Your Wavewalk Kayak With a Milk Crate – Is it Necessary?
  9. How to Avoid and Repair Scratches in Your Kayak
  10. Wheels For Fishing Kayak Transportation

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One thought on “Articles”

  1. I received a fish finder for Fathers Day.
    Any recommendations where to mount the transducer on the W500?

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