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My kayaking passion is ocean rock gardening (ducking in and out of the rocks and waves). So for me the true test for a kayak is how does it handle dynamic water in close with the rocks. Swell was 4.5 feet at 18 seconds today so it made for some challenging conditions, some waves 6-7 feet, perfect for putting the Jackson Kayak Journey to the test.At 14 feet and 24.5 inches wide the Journey is a short sea kayak, but it tracks very well and has enough speed to keep up with your friends. It can also hold enough gear...

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Kayak fishing has blown up into a huge market and all the kayak companies see its potential. In my mind one of the most important pieces of equipment for kayak fishing is...the kayak. Otherwise, you're just fishing. When it comes to kayaks it's apples and oranges, everyone has their opinions and preferences. What it comes down to is, are you looking for a wider, more stable platform or a sleeker, faster one that tracks better in the water. Let's start off with the wider, more stable kayaks. There are a lot of guys out there that are going over to...

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (October 13, 2016) —The Wilderness Systems Radar 115 kayak earned Kayak Session‘s prestigious Coolest Product of the Show 2016 award in the “kayak fishing” category at PADDLEexpo 2016. The exceedingly versatile Radar 115 is a truly unique tri-powered kayak that can be paddled, powered by the Helix MDTM Motor Drive, or pedaled with the groundbreaking, patent-pending new Helix PDTM Pedal Drive. “We are honored that Kayak Session awarded the Radar 115 as the Coolest Product of the Show 2016 in the kayak fishing category,” said Shane Steffen, director of product management for Wilderness Systems. “The Radar is the culmination of anything and everything a kayak angler...

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Articles -

Like many kayak anglers, when I got started in this sport I was an angler first and foremost. I did not give much thought to the kayaking aspect. But, after some unplanned swims, difficult attempts at getting back on my boat in deep water, and a couple of embarrassing yard sales at the beach, I soon realized that learning and honing the skills to be a proficient paddler were as important as honing my fishing skills. Recently, I had the good fortune to attend a class about self-rescue, rescue and recovery of others, and towing techniques. The training was led by Tom Reilly. Tom...

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