No Motor Zone
Florida Sportsman Member: Captain Yak Switched up jigs to get away from the bonito. On my second drop and I feel a light hit. I set the hook and the fish is not really fighting. I get him to the surface and realize I have a jumbo blackfin tuna.
rett Fitzgerald recounts his trip offshore to the Gulf Stream–in a kayak–with Palm Beach County resident Peter Hinck, the guru of bluewater kayak fishing in Southeast Florida. Hinck has been bluewater kayak fishing for years now.
Fishing out of a kayak is quickly evolving as more and more people are getting into this great sport. The gear is keeping up with the pace of the industry’s growth, especially by a company called YakAttack out of Virginia, owned by Luther Cifers.
Florida Sportsman contributing editor Peter Hinck explains how to beat the wind and get out fishing when the conditions seem less than optimal for a kayak or paddleboard.
Florida Sportsman contributing editor Peter Hinck covers the bases of selecting the right rod holders for your individual kayak and kayak fishing style.