Andrew Gibson (2020 Old Town Bigwater PDL 132), Jason Duca (2020 Vibe Shearwater 125), and I (2020 Old Town Bigwater PDL 132) decided to do some kayak recovery and re-entry practice after spending the early January day chasing Lake Erie Walleye. After 8 hours of constant trolling from our kayaks, we put our fishing gear away and launched back out onto the lake to practice our safety and rescue skills
Jim Sammons gives offers some tips for using handheld VHF radios, focusing on the basics you should know when applying the technology to kayak fishing. A great tool for safety and communication while out on the water, you should definitely consider a VHF radio for your next trip to the water!
This time I want to talk about kayak self rescue, re-entry, and the importance of practicing frequently so when you do accidentally fall out (Not if but when), you are prepared to perform a self rescue.
Stay safe on the water with these highly visible kayak safety flags! My friend's wife made the first 2 for us to keep us safe when fishing off the shores of Lake Erie. They were such a hit, she decided to offer them to others so that EVERYONE is safe on the water!
Today I took a trip to Wallace lake to test out my Kokatat Hydrus 3.0 SuperNova Angler Semi-Dry Paddling Suit and my very important stack of under layers. Air Temp is 38* Water Temp 42*
n this video I go visit Jeff Burdick to discuss what safety gear we should bring when kayaking, canoeing, or boating on Lake Erie and other large bodies of water.
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