In many ways, fishing with lures is akin to hunting, while bait fishing is more like trapping. In other words, the bait fisher sets out his or her “traps” (baited hooks) and waits for the prey to stumble upon them. In contrast, a lure fisher can cover more water in less time. Like a hunter using a rifle or bow, the lure caster or troller actively seeks out the prey, and his or her lures are effectively bullets and arrows.
Storage and Extras: Consider how much storage you’ll need on board your kayak. Will you be keeping fish or a change of clothing? Is live-bait storage important to you? Will you be doing any kayak-camping?
Contribute to Conservation: Anglers put their money where their mouth is and are passionate about the environment. By purchasing fishing licenses and paying special taxes that they themselves have agreed upon anglers have helped to fund many of the wildlife and conservation programs that exist in the United States and here in Virginia. They also contribute to non-game and education programs, and to the purchase of thousands of acres of public lands, where everyone is welcome to recreate year round. Anglers are also acutely aware of importance of clean water and air and pride themselves on protecting and preserving our environment, natural communities, and valuable habitat.
Plastic kayaks are reasonably resilient watercraft. However, they can suffer cracking, deep scratches, and gouging that threaten the integrity and water tightness of the hull. In these instances, repair…
All activities are included with admission. Tickets will be available at the door with regular prices $7 for adults; $3.50 for ages 6-15; children 5 and under are free. On Friday, seniors age 60 and above will be admitted for only $5. Parking is free! Hours are Friday: NOON to 8 PM; Saturday: 9 AM – 7 PM; Sunday: 10 AM to 4 PM.
For more advanced rigging, Scotty and YakAttack make gear tracks that make it easy to remove or reposition rod holders and other accessories like a GoPro camera. Many new accessories are designed to mount on Scotty bases or Gear Head Track Adapters so anglers can modify ‘yaks to fit their changing needs without drilling holes in the hull.
Take largemouth bass, for example. In his book Knowing Bass, Dr. Keith Jones, who has studied bass senses for decades, notes, “Their color vision is strongest in the areas of medium-red to green. It fails rapidly moving into the blues and purples, as it does toward the far reds. These color extremes are seen as lighter or darker shades of gray or black. Very pale colors of any shade are likely seen as simply light-colored, whereas dark reds, greens, blues and purples are interpreted as simply dark.”
Lure fishing can be one of the great mysteries of angling. The gnarled old lifers with years of experience under their belts seem to pull in keeper after keeper with ease, but what happens when you try? The waters go cold.
The Sun Dolphin Aruba 10′ Sit In Kayak, is a great kayak for any water enthusiast. This kayak is crafted of a rugged UV-stabilized Fortiflex High Density Polyethylene hull and features a deluxe adjust…
Length: In general, the longer the kayak, the faster it will be and the more easily it will cover distances. The trade-off is a loss of maneuverability in tight spaces and difficulty in transporting the kayak to launch sites.
They are flexible so you can use your fingers to hold and pull out hooks. They will keep your hands warm in the cold weather, and they have a tight fit. The split fingers allow you to let your index and thumb out if you need them for anything.