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WARNING FISHERMAN!!! Graphic Images! Viewer Discretion is Advised.Pecos River Flood. June 20, 2014. We escaped with our lives, but lost all of our kayaks and gear. Well, 50 days later, Dan's camera case is found by a tournament fisherman and one he...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Aug 17, 2014

Fishing the South Concho

 Our day started off with a major setback as my son and I prepared for an all day fishing marathon on the river. We knew this would be the last opportunity we'd have to fish like this because of school starting and my job about to get crazy. It...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Aug 13, 2014

Vincent-Lapointe et De Jonge se couvrent d'or

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/sports/plussports/Mise à jour le dimanche 10 août 2014 à 8 h 46 HAELaurence Vincent-Lapointe  Photo :  PC/Bela SzandelszkyLes Canadiens Laurence...
by Multi sports on Aug 10, 2014

Pic of the Day

I'm so glad that my friend Bert was able to get off the river with his camera. What that means for me is that there are actually a few photos of me on the trip. It's always tough when you're always the photographer to ever get photos of yourself. I'v...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Aug 1, 2014

HOT HOT HOT

Reaching the river after driving through a rain storm it makes you wonder how a Weatherman keeps his job with all of the technology available to them. The day called for high temperatures busting 100 degrees and clear skies with no chance of rain.Loo...
by Texas Fly Fishing Adventures on Jul 30, 2014

Minnesota Happy

The kids and I drove to Minnesota on Friday – one long drive from mid-Michigan, but it didn’t seem so bad since I was so happy to be on my way and to get there. I’d like to say I’m knee-deep in the water but it’s been a...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Jul 29, 2014

Who Says There Aren't Big Bass Up North?

A million people said it.  I thought it.  Mary May even stressed over it.  Moving from North Carolina to western Massachusetts would be tough on my fishing lifestyle.  The Berkshires are known for top notch trout fishing - not som...

Pecos River....The Full Story

Some rapids weren't as forgiving as others. Dan shows us how to navigate a rapid from behind the kayak. lol. We all got a chance to learn how to do that. My good friend Bert Rodriguez has finished his write up of our ill-fated Pecos River trip f...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Jul 22, 2014

A Banner Day on Lake Icanttellya - Big Bass and Trophy Pickerel

Lake Icanttellya - named after a famous Mohican Chief of the eastern Berkshires.  OK, not really.  It is just a small, public lake hidden up in the hills that is already fairly busy and doesn't need added pressure because they read about it...

5 Tips to Avoid Kayak Buyer's Remorse

Every day a few dozen kayaks get listed on Craigslist, fishing forums, and Buy/Sell/Trade lists. On these lists are people with buyer's remorse, listing these kayaks as "never seen the water" or "only used twice" or some other variant. If you follow...
by PaynesPaddleFish on Jul 10, 2014

Pic of the Day - The Portage

The Portage  Day one started rough with two big fails on two different rapids. 90 degree rapids at that. It was a slow going grind. We got to mile 4 shortly after the last problem, and came upon an extremely tricky set of rapids. The book s...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Jul 10, 2014

The Top 10 Kayak Bass Fishing Lakes in Texas

Having lived in Texas all my life and kayak fished all over this great state the last 11 years, it's time that I let you in on my favorite hot spots. These lakes may or may not be places you are familiar with but you will definitely want to add them...
by PaynesPaddleFish on Jul 3, 2014

Change Your Perspective - Revisit Place That You Know Well

Have you ever noticed new things when you change to being a passenger on a drive? We recently took our kayak up to the Sunshine Coast and got to see it all from a whole new perspective. Paul lived there and some of his family live up there so it...
by sofia na australia on Jul 1, 2014

Pic of the Day - Campsite 1

This was the view from our campsite on the morning of day 2 on the Pecos River.June 18, 2014...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Jul 1, 2014

Pic of the Day

This was the view from our campsite on the morning of day 2 on the Pecos River.June 18, 2014...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Jul 1, 2014

1st Lake Danao Festival in Ormoc City (Photos & Video)

Our City Fiesta festivities this year may have been cut back due to damages suffered from Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan) and the city is still recovering from it but, nevertheless, we continued to show resilience in line with this year's theme: "We prayed,...

Smallmouths, whitewater, and tractors

To say that we have been busy would be the understatement of the year.  It has been one thing after another - a mix of necessary evils, responsible evils, and fun trips.  Included in the list of things I had never done before was driving a...

Pic of the Day - Walking the Flutes

Walking the FlutesDay 2 brought on the infamous "flutes". Starting at mile 17 through 21 the river runs over flute like rock that goes from a few feet to a few inches. You can walk 30 feet in one of the flutes, then suddenly...shallow. Pick up and dr...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Jun 28, 2014

Pic of the Day

Walking the FlutesDay 2 brought on the infamous "flutes". Starting at mile 17 through 21 the river runs over flute like rock that goes from a few feet to a few inches. You can walk 30 feet in one of the flutes, then suddenly...shallow. Pick up and dr...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Jun 28, 2014

Flip That Kayak!

Turtle: Also known as flipping a kayak while you are in itThe idea of falling out of a kayak is the exact reason why people either:#1 Don't/Won't buy a kayak#2 Buy a particularly wide kayakThis is nothing new. People don't buy any floating vessel onl...
by PaynesPaddleFish on Jun 26, 2014


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