Kayak Fishing

Kyle Waterhouse gains sponsorship with NRS and Cornwall Canoes!

Kyle Waterhouse Cornwall Canoes Kayak Fishing Team NRS SponsorshipKyle Waterhouse is one of the top kayak fisherman in the UK who regularly catches impressive fish. A regular on the kayak fishing competition circuit, Kyle has a number of top placings to his name including a 1st place position in the European Saltwater Championships 2017! We are pleased to announce that Kyle has gained joint sponsorship with clothing and equipment manufacturer NRS and kayak fishing specialist store Cornwall Canoes!

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Introducing the new Hobie Mirage Compass

hobie-mirage-compass-bowHobie have released a brand new kayak model for 2018…. the Hobie Mirage Compass, and it looks great! The Compass combines aspects from the popular Revolution and Pro Angler hull designs, with a simplified deck outfitting for great performance at a great price. Well equipped with features, the Compass will certainly be popular with kayak fisherman and those wanting an all-round pedal kayak for touring. Take a look at this blog post for a brief overview of this new model….

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Hobie Revolution 16 – Initial Thoughts & The First Session

Grey Mullet on float fished bread flakeThe time for a new fishing kayak had arrived and with so much choice on the market it was initially quite a tricky decision for me. Fortunately, the guys at CSG had my back and after popping in to my local Plymouth store, I soon had a very good idea of the kayak I wanted.

 

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Viking ProFish 400 – Initial Thoughts & A Gilt Head Bream

Chris' first gilthead bream of 2017 on the Profish 400Our first Viking container arrived last month from New Zealand, with models ‘Profish 400’, ‘Profish Reload’ & ‘Profish GT’ in the line-up.
They are proving to very popular, with excellent design features and a very solid build quality.
Being designed and manufactured in New Zealand means that the hull shapes and design features are especially well suited to UK waters…

 

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Featured Review Of The Feelfree Lure 13.5

Feelfree Lure 13.5 - Kayak Fishing ReviewWe were recently forwarded an excellent article reviewing the already popular Feelfree Lure 13.5 Fishing Kayak.

The Feelfree Lure 13.5 is a longer, extremely stable and more efficient version of the renowned Lure 11.5. This big brother to the Lure 11.5 combines an extensive list of angling features with a kayak that is capable of handling bigger water. This gives you the ability to carry everything you need to target those big fish on a stable but efficient platform.

 

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Exploring the River Helford by Kayak

Searching for Flounder on the River Helford

The weather this January has been reasonably settled. Another calm weather window presented itself. It was bitterly cold though. The plan was to go for a paddle and fish on a local river estuary – the River Helford. The target would be flounders, a species of flatfish which can be found over tidal mud flats particularly in the cold winter months. We arrived  at the launch spot just after sunrise to see the entire river valley full of freezing mist…. luckily we had our dry suits and thermals!

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Viking Kayaks UK – Now In Stock!

Viking Kayaks UKThe Canoe Shops Group is excited to announce that it will be the ‘Exclusive’ distributor for Viking Kayaks in the UK for 2017 and beyond!

Viking Kayaks are manufactured in New Zealand from the highest quality materials and components. Being designed in New Zealand means the rough water hull designs are very well suited to UK waters, which has led to Viking Kayaks establishing itself as one of the leading performance fishing kayak brands in the UK.

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