Essential Setups For Your New Fishing Kayak


Tom Adams grins from his Wilderness Systems kayak with a fine Fall false albacore

Staring like a proud new father at my first kayak I had ever purchased, dreams of finally catching that monster striped bass filled my thoughts. Dreams of fishing glory soon turned to confusion as I began to realize I had no idea how to even begin setting up, or rigging, my new kayak. I had little idea as to what I needed and why, relying on various how-to videos I had stumbled upon. Needless to say, my first year of kayak fishing was an (expensive) learning experience that could have gone better had I known what I know now about kayak rigging.

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