Discover Sea Kayak Fishing with Andy Benham

As Andy says:

"Sea kayak fishing is booming as more and more people take up the sport. A kayak is relatively cheap, completely transportable and provides you with access to deep-water fishing, previously the domain of boat owners or those prepared to go charter fishing."

If the prospect of sea kayak fishing intrigues you as it does me, you could benefit enormously by reading Andy's advice for newcomers to this sport.

After all, not all kayak types are suitable for fishing, so it would be as well to know which makes and models are the best ones to suit your particular needs. And having got your kayak, your're going to need how to fit it out for fishing - what bits to buy and where and how to mount them - before you even think about catching any fish.


And Here's What You'll Find Inside...

Kayak Fishing by Andy Benham Buy It Here!

Getting Started in Sea Kayak Fishing

  • Try before you buy
  • Lifting and moving a kayak
  • Makes and models
  • Choosing a paddle
  • Alternative propulsion
  • Kayak transport


What to Wear

  • Wetsuits
  • Paddle pants and cags
  • Dry suits
  • Boots
  • Gloves


Safety Kit

  • Personal floatation device
  • Off the leash
  • Knives
  • RNLI advice
  • Common sense


Fitting Out Your Kayak

  • Rod rests
  • Storage crates
  • Rudders
  • Hanging out


Kayaking With Confidence

  • Training ideas
  • Forward paddling
  • Self-rescue
  • Leave the rod at home
  • Paddle plan
  • Coastguard communication
  • Find a fishing buddy


Seamanship For Kayakers

  • Weather
  • Tides
  • Reading charts


Using GPS To Navigate

  • Standalone GPS
  • Combined unit
  • Caution!


See Underwater With A Fish Finder

  • Standlone or combined?
  • Fitting a battery
  • Display unit
  • Transducer
  • Fitting the transducer
  • Care of your fish finder


Handheld VHF Radios At Sea

  • VHF radio bands
  • Equipment license
  • Going digital
  • Buying a radio
  • Radio horizon


Fishing Skills

  • Anchoring
  • Downtiding


What To Fish For

  • Mackerel
  • Bass
  • Conger
  • Pollock
  • Flatfish
  • Cod
  • Bream
  • Sharks


Taking It Further

  • Look after the planet
  • Spread the word

Pretty much all you need to know to start out in kayak fishing!

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