Silent-running Kayaks Grow in Popularity with Fishermen
By Doug Pike
, May 2002
copyright 2002 Houston Chronicle
Reprinted with permission from the author. Doug Pike hosts Inside the Outdoors from 6-8am Saturdays on News Radio 740 KTRH.
The popularity of kayaks continues to swell as more fishermen recognize the advantages of these silent, shallow-draft boats in saltwater and, increasingly, in freshwater. So long as you're not facing major chop or pondering a spot beyond the horizon, kayaks are fun, affordable fishing machines.