Kayak or “Yak” Fishing has been enjoying a tremendous growth in popularity in recent years and in this post I will share with you some of the things I have learned (usually the hard way) to help make your introduction to this amazing pastime a safer and more pleasurable experience. First of all be aware that Kayak fishing is a dangerous activity and that it is up to every individual to ensure… Read More

An early rise at 2.30am for a departure time of 4am from the Mackay city gates  where I was to rendezvous with my good mate Pedro (aka. Kwikdraw) for a reconnaissance mission in search of the mighty sportfish the Saratoga. Our destination lay 85km south west of the city and with yaks on board we set off in search of our quarry. The Southern Saratoga (Scleropages leichardti) is becoming an increasingly popular species for… Read More