Blog Posts - Ocean Kayak



Off to the River

 It was another beautiful river trip on the South Concho last week. Weather was perfect and the fish were biting. Here's my full trip report with lots of photos...http://trailinghookjournal.com/2015/12/10/off-to-the-river/...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Dec 22, 2015

A Long Four Months

I didn't realize how hard it was going to be to keep up with the various blogs i'm either doing solo or as a collaboration. They are all around outdoors, kayaks, and fishing, but each has a different purpose, and strangely, different audiences. Unfor...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Dec 21, 2015

Outdoor Retailer 2015 Recap

What an experience. For those that might not know, Adam Hayes (co-owner of yakangler), Chris Funk and myself headed to cover Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City the first week of August. Chris and I had never been, so it was an eye opener. We were t...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Aug 19, 2015

Last River Trip of 2014

I thought last week would be my last river trip of the year, but things worked out for me again this Tuesday. After sitting down on Monday and trying to figure out how I could make it happen, I opted for a quick trip down a stretch of river I have...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Dec 17, 2014

A Well Needed Day Off

 It's been nearly six weeks since I have been able to get on the water. Work has gone crazy and you have to get it while you can. Hopefully this will be the longest stretch until next year. It's always tough around this time, but six weeks real...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Oct 2, 2014

The Story of my Life

"The art of fly fishing is not easily mastered. But the art of humility...now that,  I am a master."    -Great Scott  While going through my normal daily forum reads, I came across a thread that got me thinking about this par...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Dec 31, 2013

Pecos River 2013 Video

I finally had a chance to finish and upload our Pecos River video we took back in November. It is about 18 minutes long, which is quite long for youtube, but I felt I needed to leave it as it is and not edit anymore out. Mainly because, I remember wh...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Dec 18, 2013

Readers' Recommended Kayaks Under $600

After asking for input on recommended  kayaks under $600, the walls opened up and an outpouring of models came to the forefront. Three of these were heard time and time again so I wanted to present them to you as a follow up. You guys are full o...
by PaynesPaddleFish on Nov 27, 2013

A Change of Seasons

It's been a week since Nicholas and I got back from the Pecos River, and I was in dire need to go do some fishin'. Normally it takes about thirty minutes to get everything ready to go and get loaded up for a trip to the water. This time was a little...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Nov 18, 2013

A Quick Run for the River

Wednesday began as any other, work work work. Then at 12:30, I had the opportunity to leave and I flew out the door. I raced home, grabbed my yak and gear, and hauled to the river. I decided it was a fly fish only trip today. I was on the water by...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Oct 25, 2013

I can Smell the Change in the Air

 Finally the best part of the year has arrived. The weather is nice and more importantly, the crowds have left the beautiful lakes and rivers for the season. Yeaaaaa. There are still a few out, but nothing like it is during the summer. Usually a...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Sep 23, 2013

My Boy is becoming a Man

When the kids were real little, I used to say, "I can't wait until they get older so they can get out there with me and hold their own."My wife said, "careful what you wish for." It was just four short years ago my son, 8 at the time, got his fi...
by Scent of a Fisherman on Sep 5, 2013


Trending Topics

Close