Kayaks keep anglers afloat

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If you've been out on the water lately, you've probably noticed one of the hottest trends on the New England fishing scene: kayak fishing. What started as a novel way to sneak up on fish in shallow, inshore waters has blossomed into a vibrant sub-community of devoted kayak fishermen.

As anglers pushed the boundaries of kayak fishing and got comfortable with their crafts, manufacturers responded by developing an array of beamy kayaks targeted at the fishing community and tricked out with rod holders, hands-free pedal drives, live-wells and fishfinders.

Click here for a report on the kayaking trend in New England.