The weather is getting nicer, plants are starting to bloom, and the sun is staying up a little longer. Some of us live in warmer climes, so kayak fishing and outdoor recreation can happen almost year-round. For most of us, however, now is the time to start planning to visit your favorite fishing holes.
Start with thorough inspection of your kayak, all your equipment, and rods and reels. Check those bungees and ropes for wear.
3 tips to get you ready to enjoy this kayak fishing season:
Consider taking a test run close to home to be sure you have everything you want and set up like you want it. Plus, it is easier to pull back and head home to fix any issues your visual inspection did not uncover.
For those in HOW Nation who already enjoy kayak fishing, TIGHT LINES! If you have not considered this sport, we highly recommend it. Our recent study uncovered that kayak fishing reduces anxiety, improves confidence, and increases your ability to improve relationships. We know it works for our community of veterans, first responders and their families.