Kayak Fishing

Find Fish Quickly With These Kayak Tackle Tips

Whether bass fishing from the bank, boat or fishing kayak, it’s good practice to have a rod pre-rigged with a horizontal and vertical presentation. The horizontal option (buzzbait on this day) allows Wired2Fish staffer McKeon Roberts quickly fish large swaths of the lake in search of a pattern. The vertical bait becomes an effective tool for making targeted casts once you figure out what bass are relating to – soft plastics can also trigger bass unwilling to commit to moving presentations.

McKeon goes on to share some tackle preferences for making long-distance casts and the importance of high-speed reels in kayak bass fishing. He also demonstrates how to quickly and easily clear your prop of weed clogs out of a pedal kayak.


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