Lessons Learned

Our “Lessons Learned” are short stories about the misfortunes of fellow kayak fishermen. Let their mistakes be your teachers. If you’ve got a great story you’d like to share please consider contributing.

Kaweah River Rider

Swept Away on the Kaweah River

I’m from Southern California. California isn’t famous for kayaking like it is for surfing (beach boys didn’t sing a lot of songs about kayaking), but …
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Drag Chain

Anchoring on the Rocks

By Gregg Rockett from The RockettMan.com I used a lightweight fluke anchor the first few years I kayaked. I was fishing relatively docile bay waters with …
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Outhouse

Emergency Toilet Paper

My brother in law and I had gotten our first kayaks in Spring and we got hooked hard. We were going just about every chance …
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