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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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Gear storage for your tackle is challenging. These are 3 of the best solutions we have found.

3 of the best Gear Storage Options for Your Kayak

Fishing results in a collection of supplies: lures, terminal tackle, rods, fishing line, tools… These are just some of the space demands you confront when you begin kayak fishing. If you’ve read just a few of the articles posted here you’ve discovered how obsessed I am with kayak fishing. Fish

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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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Tackle storage can be costly and complicated. Solving the headache is easy with these solutions.

5 Amazing Cost Savers for Tackle Storage

Winter time is a popular season for anglers to sort through their tackle, clean out the storage bins, and reorganize for the upcoming “season.” Tackle storage will probably remain a perpetual nemesis to kayak anglers especially.  Between family events, mods projects you may be starting for your kayak, and the

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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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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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Pelican Catch 100 Inner Lights On

10 Impressive Mods Upping Your Kayaking Game

Why kayak mods? Why change the kayak you found, liked, and chose to purchase with your hard-earned money? Every kayak is great for something. It could be an entry-level kayak intended to get you on the water and teach you the basics of paddling and maneuvering in the water. It

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16 Kayak Mods that can build your confidence and grow your passion for kayak modification DIY projects.

16 Great Kayak Mods Requiring Few Tools

Learning to do your own kayak mods takes time, patience, and research. If you started with the process we discussed in Choosing Your Perfect Kayak Mods you’ve already decided what is truly necessary to perfect your basic kayak. You’ve figured out what mods would be helpful, but aren’t necessarily imperative. It’s

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Easy kayak mods to start the kayak modification adventure and make your kayak a one of a kind treasure.

15 Easy Mods for Your Kayak

AJ and I were admittedly reluctant to cut into our kayaks when we started our kayaking adventures. Most of our early experiments were add-ons that could be easily changed from one kayak to another or removed when not in use. These Simple modifications made our kayaking endeavors easier and allowed

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2 Solutions to Keeping Your Catch Kayaking

There’s a debate raging between the C&C and CPR communities that often makes this question challenging for many of the new kayak anglers. CPR is a great practice to use and has helped grow the trophy trade exponentially. Now, to be clear, AJ and I use CPR (Catch, Photo, Release)

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Can the Perception Outlaw 11.5 make a Good Tournament kayak? Use the 7 factor selection process to decide for yourself.

Can the Perception Outlaw be a Good Tournament Kayak?

One of our newest adventures has been to start tournament fishing. AJ & I decided that, with our propensity for kayak fishing, we should start with kayak tournaments rather than getting a full blown bass boat. We’ve tried out a variety of personal watercraft (kayaks, fishing boats, etc.) and always

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Anchor Light (360 degree light) for Kayaks

Personalize Your Pelican Catch 100 With Full Electronics

AJ and I each have a Pelican Catch 100 kayak. They’re great, lightweight, basic kayaks to toss in the bed of the truck when you’re running out for a few hours of fishing. We’ve had all kinds of success taking them out on creeks, lakes, and other small waterways. But,

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Seasoned chicken organs are a popular bait among catfishing enthusiasts.

Preparing New Anglers For Choosing The Right Bait: Live, Cut, Or Artificial

The following is the introduction to a series of articles AJ and I are developing to give you an in-depth reference point to the lures, baits, and fishing techniques available to you as a beginner angler. From this broad overview, you’re going to be able to explore options for fishing

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Matching your fishing rod to your Target fish will ensure a smoother, more enjoyable fishing adventure.

A Full Breakdown on Matching Your Rod to Your Target Fish

As a reminder: Kat, AJ, and The Outdoors Quest are not sponsored or affiliated with any gear discussed in this article. We are presenting you with information gathered during our own experiences as it pertains to the individual choices we make. We will not receive compensation for anything you choose

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Left-Handed fishing has always been treated as rare and has been discouraged

When Left is Right: Fishing Options When You’re Left-Handed

Left-handed fishing has been a point of contention, debate, and discord for centuries. Left-handedness, for that matter, has been grounds for ostracization from just about all aspects of civilized life. To date, people of the left-handed persona are still significantly limited in their options for tools, equipment, and everyday supplies.

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Padded Fishing Gloves

Gloves: The Great Fishing Debate

There is a bit of a debate these days over the appropriateness of wearing gloves while fishing. New female anglers often ask their social groups about these fishing gloves (types, uses, availability) only to be degraded and belittled for even suggesting gloves be used. I’ve even been told by some

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