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About the Trout

BY JAY POTTER Fall fishing is probably the best fishing in South Louisiana. After cool front or two, things really begin to turn on in the salt marsh. Trout move in and redfish group up and get rowdy. It is … Continue reading

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Top O’ the Water to You?

BY JAY POTTER Sometimes they suck it underwater. You hear a rattle, see a splash, and it’s gone. Sometimes they strike from the side, a flash of red and again, gone. And still sometimes–because of that downwardly shaped mouth built … Continue reading

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Obey the Bay

BY JAY POTTER Weather in South Louisiana can be tough on kayak fisherman. High winds, changing water levels and inconsistent temperatures can make fish hard to find. Still, there’s a great way to keep your kayak fishing fever at bay: … Continue reading

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“The Scout” at Lake Fontana, NC

Sitting in the middle of 600 foot deep Lake Fontana, Jared and Daniel would be the first to push “The Scout” to its limits. Loaded with gear, the boat managed to hold everything needed for a two-man camping excursion: two 60-liter backpacks, … Continue reading

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Warm in Winter

BY JAY POTTER As the thick, humped, nasty-looking black drum sidled up to my kayak, I bobbed a Gulp shrimp in front of his face. He slurped it lazily and showed a similar indifference once I set the hook. This … Continue reading

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New Modifications

Just wanted to share a quick update on some of the new modifications folks are putting on the K12. Thanks to John Warta at Paddlerscove in Washington, New Jersey for the innovations and the pictures. Throw on a second seat and … Continue reading

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When You Shouldn’t Be Fishing

BY Jay Potter When the weather says you shouldn’t be fishing, you really shouldn’t be fishing in a kayak. As long as there’s no lightning, though, I am probably still going fishing in my K12. With an extra day off … Continue reading

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Old Line Sang

BY Jay Potter Standing in the K12, I quietly paddled and peered down a canal 20 feet wide and three feet deep. Rounding a bend that was protected from a light wind, I saw a thick red moving under the … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks in November

By Jay Potter November is a month for giving thanks, and after the truly important gifts like family and friends, there is plenty of room to appreciate the pursuit of fishing, kayaking and quiet moments outdoors. Unfortunately I was doing … Continue reading

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Fall N Tide VII

By Jay Potter It was an early morning Saturday October, 20 for the Fall N Tide VII kayak fishing tournament. We left Baton Rouge at 3:30 and headed to Delta Marina in Empire, LA. There, we met Dave Underwood of … Continue reading

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