Getting your Fishing Kayak to the Launch Point and Back Safely

Not many of us are fortunate enough to have a place on the water, or at least a place by the water where we can leave our fishing kayak. Most of us have to transport our boat from where we store it to the river, lake or bay.

Fortunately, kayaks have come a long way and are fairly easy to move around – most are light enough for one person to pick up. If you only need to move your kayak from a shed to the water that’s only 100 feet away, it’s no big deal.

However, if you have to transport your fishing kayak on your vehicle to the launch point, you will need to carefully load it to ensure it doesn’t block your view of the road or come off and cause an accident.

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The Common Snook – An Overview of the Stealth Eater and Scrappy Fighter

Cocoa Beach fishing charters discuss the common snook, another popular gamefish species known for its adrenaline-pumping fight

Many visitors to Florida’s Atlantic coast think that you have to get offshore and snag a Kingfish or Tuna for some heart-pounding fishing action.

As anyone familiar with fishing in Cocoa Beach knows, that just isn’t the case. While the fish living in the grass flats and brackish waters aren’t nearly as big as the gamefish offshore, they are every bit as feisty and exciting to catch.

Once you hook up on a Snook, you’ll learn why anglers and charters around Cocoa Beach always perk an ear when they hear Snook. Continue reading “The Common Snook – An Overview of the Stealth Eater and Scrappy Fighter”