Kayak Mods

Need rod storage, an anchor trolley, a trolling motor mounted, and lights to allow nighttime adventures? From the simple rod holder to the fully electrified ultimate kayak, we’ve got ideas, tips, and resources to help you make the choices you want.

The Perfect Portable Fish Finder for any Kayak is a simple DIY afternoon project.

The Perfect Portable Fish Finder for Any Kayak

I have experimented with a variety of portability options over the past couple years. Neither of us are avid fish finder, depth finder, live scope, or sonar using anglers. I do, however, like to have the option of a fish finder from time to time while kayaking (especially in heavy […]

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The YakGear mount is designed for solid outriggers to give you additional perspectives during your filming.

Outriggers: Why, When, How, What You’ll Want

New kayakers haven’t learned how to trust their kayak yet. Many are still learning how to fish. The common solution is to look for added stability for your kayak. One of the most common choices is to add outriggers to your kayak. But are they the right choice for your

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6 kayak mods to help your stability. Fishing has gotten easier!

6 Kayak Mods to Help Your Stability

Kayak stability is a significant concern for most kayakers and an even bigger point of contention for new kayak anglers. Face it, when we’re fishing we’re not paying that much attention to our balance. The more we can prepare for it and avoid those unpleasant moments of drastic rocking, the

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Pedal Kayaks have great advantages in the fishing realm. They aren't, however, built for everyone.

5 Ways the Pedal Kayak Won’t Be Suitable for Everyone

In the grand scheme of things, fishing kayaks are a relatively new invention. By those standards, pedal drive kayaks are still in their infancy. As modern anglers, we’ve proven ourselves to be all about the latest and greatest inventions. Face it, it’s in our nature to gravitate towards pedal drive

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Learn to do kayak mods correctly and you'll love the process. Take the wrong route and you'll hate your vessel.

Love Modifying Kayaks: Right, Wrong, & Reality

It’s rather inevitable that once you become a kayaking adventurer, you’re going to start longing for mods. It’s an obsession that just won’t be satiated. The process can be easy or complicated. The path you choose is your decision. So make the right decisions. Kayak modifications can be your arch

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5 Points: Anchoring your Kayak with ease. The basics every new kayaker needs when hitting the water.

5 Points: Anchoring Your Kayak With Ease

When you first get your kayak, you’re excited to get it out on the water and see just how great a toy you’ve aquired. The concept of how you’re going to anchor that kayak rarely enters those initial thoughts. When the new purchase excitment settles you’re going to have to

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Bass Raiders and Bass Boats have different advantages and dissadvantages. What fits better to your fishing needs

Bass Raider vs Boat the Great Debate

Now, just for perspective, let’s start with the obvious basics. Bass boats (by modern definition) have been around for better than 50 years. They have developed from basic, heavy, flat-bottom boats with a generic tiller motor to the aluminum or fiberglass (featherlight) water dragons we have today. Alternatively, Bass Raiders

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The Camera Mount R-Lock system by Railblaza fits together like legos allowing for multiple uses.

7 Simple Mods to Improve Kayak Fishing

Let’s face it, Kayak Fishing can be just as frustrating if not more so than bank or boat fishing. With the growing popularity of fishing and the increasing congestion anglers are experiencing on the banks and at marinas, the best and most economical solution is to begin kayak fishing. Many

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Deadsticking is a solid fishing method for winter weather especially when fishing from a kayak.

Deadsticking and how your Kayak Will be Your Best Friend

AJ and I are all about fishing. Personally, I love to fish no matter what is biting. AJ, on the other hand, is rather particular about what she wants to fish at different times of the year. Inevitably bass fishing tends to be a popular choice with these warmer Texas

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The 6 fishing rods I use for kayak tournaments

Choosing the Best Fishing Rods for Your Kayak

It can be just as hard to figure out what gear you need when starting your kayak fishing adventures as it was to determine what gear you needed when starting to learn how to fish. If you’ve been following this page for a while, you’ve already explored the basics of

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A small kayak with a slow, steady paddle can allow you to sneak into almost any waterway undetected

10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Kayaking

AJ and I have watched videos and read magazines about kayaking for more years than I care to count. Everything made it look so easy and convenient that we were confident we’d be able to pick out any kayak and simply start going. We were very wrong. I’ve mentioned in

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Kayak mods can become expensive and time consuming. These 3 habits will save you time, money, and frustrations as you mod out your kayak.

3 Essential Habits for Cheaper Kayak Mods

Modifying your kayak can be nerve-racking. You’re investing your hard-earned money into a piece of plastic. Then you’re going to place your life in the hands of that piece of plastic. Are you sure you want to put holes in it? When AJ and I got to the point that

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Anchors are big, bulky, and cumbersome on kayaks. Make their presence more user friendly with storage mods that are easy to add to your kayak.

3 Solutions to Your Kayak Anchor Storage

Anchors can be an arch nemesis to the kayaking outdoorsmen. They are bulky, heavy, and cumbersome to store. More importantly, they are an essential burden for virtually every kayak. One of the most common questions I hear about anchor usage is “what do you do with it when you’re not

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Every kayak modification requires a bit of skill and access to a few tools. If you want to mod-out your kayak, you'll want these tools.

20 Must-Have Tools When Kayak Moding

In 16 Great Kayak Mods Requiring Few Tools we talked about a few of these tools, but exactly why are they so important to kayak modifications? And exactly when do you need them? 1. Screwdriver Set Almost every project you take on will require screws. While it is quick and easy

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Storage of a Kayak is challenging when living in tight quarters. These solutions can make it possible for just about anyone to own a solid kayak.

7 Tight Space Kayak Storage Solutions

Living in an apartment or smaller sized home can present space challenges when trying to own a kayak. The beauty of being a kayaker is the development of our creativity skills. We’re creative on how we transport our kayaks, how we modify our kayaks, how we decorate our gear and

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There are a variety of rod holders that can be recreated or modified to suit your kayaking needs.

12 Great Kayak Rod Holder Options

Spend 10 minutes on Google and you’ll discover hundreds of options for kayak rod holders. Most have been perfected to a solid and relatively affordable product that allows you to modify your nearly perfect kayak with time effective projects. Alternatively, if you’re a devoted DIYer, several of the products on

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Hunting by kayak gives you access to more zones and eases the entry process for many mobility limited hunters.

4 Great Mods When Hunting by Kayak

Hunting has become more challenging over the past few years. The number of new hunters hitting the fields has exploded, pressuring your target game further away from the “beaten path” than ever before. How do you find them? How do you get to where they are? One of the best

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