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Bass lures are popular with kayak anglers who fish for bass

Top-water and front-loading bass at Sutherland Pond (movie), by Michael Chesloff

Like jon boats, the Wavewalk kayak has a front side, which expands both the angler’s field of view and field of action. It offers me to cast top-water lures (a frog, in this case) in the lily pads in front of me, as well as to land the fish (bass, in this case) from the space between the hull tips before me.
This feature is also convenient for shooting video. I shot this one at Sutherland Pond, in the Ooms Conservation area, near the northern end of the Taconic Parkway in upstate New York.

Michael

New York Fishing Kayaks

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Unbelievable shallow water bass fishing in Cape Cod, by Michael Chesloff

Earlier this summer I spent a week in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, which is famous for its saltwater fishing. The Cape is also rich with small lakes and ponds which just don’t seem to be under much fishing pressure, perhaps because most anglers are focused on offshore action.

I stayed inland and pursued the bass. All week I was catching 2, 3 and 4 pounders. The fishing was just astounding as the bass smashed Wacky Worms and Frog Imitations in water that was often less than 6 inches deep, which is not a problem with this kayak.

Best week of fishing I’ve ever had. All the bass were released unharmed.

Michael

New York Fishing Kayaks

 

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And then, this:

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I estimate this 22 inch monster weighed between 5 1/2 and 6 pounds.

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Amazing finding – an 8″ perch inside a bass (click images to enlarge):

 

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Frogging for bass in the lily pads of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, by John Fabina

Frogging is a fun way to fish, watching them strike.
These lily pads that come to a point looked like a good place to flip a frog…
This spot held a half dozen Largemouth bass.

Posted while on the road…

John

Brew City Kayaks

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Not too shabby bass with my back injuries, by Rox Davis

Just started therapy for my back yesterday, opted out on the surgery for now.
I want to try all my options first before the Knife!!

I was able to still get out, Lisa pulled the W kayaks down to the waters edge at a pond near us.
I left my W500 at home since it’s a little heavier with the motor mount and deck.
A little paddling goes a long way with the W300.

Just tossing a 3” yum dinger in baby bass color Texas rigged weedless.
Not to shabby with my back and neck injuries. Plus a bonus 4lber to boot!!

If I was in a traditional yak, I would have never made it off shore – too hard to get in and out without a splash down. :)

Tight Lines and MoPaddle safe all.
Rox

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This eight year old W300 kayak still does the job

 

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