Tucked away in corners of Northeast Ohio, Northwestern Pennsylvania and New York, is a world class fishery that few even know exist. I have fished my entire life, for an array of species, and have used a plethora of tactics, baits and approaches in my angling career, but even I never knew this experience was in my own back yard. As it turns out, I’m not the only one who was unaware, but I sure am glad I found out!
There is one fish that over the years has developed a cult like following amongst SoCal anglers. “Paralabrax maculatofasciatus” aka the Spotted Bay bass aka the Spotty, aka Bay bass. These unique fish are the reason anglers are rock crawling over sketchy jetties in the middle of the night, sacrificing rigs to the tackle eating rocks.
Powering your adventures is probably the number one thing to consider in the outdoors. Paddle sports and kayak fishing is not immune. With the ability to run fish/ depth finders, lighting, to powering camera equipment, having the right power source can make or break your day on the water.
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Kayak fishing can be one of the best experiences of your life or it can be a complete nightmare. Being unprepared can cause things to go south very quickly so I’m here to give you some tips that you can use when rigging and prepping for a successful season on the water.