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8 Best accessories for your fishing kayak.

Updated: Oct 15, 2022

No matter if you’re an experienced angler or just starting out in the hobby, having the right setup on your kayak will help you not only catch more fish but will make your trip a lot more enjoyable and reduce the struggles and stress which can be involved in kayak fishing.

1) Scoop net: Trying to land a big fish in a kayak can be a bit tricky if you’re just starting out. However, if you had a good quality scoop net it makes your life so much easier, The Berkley Kayak scoop net is compact is size making it easy to use from a kayak and easy to store in a backpack if land base fishing. Available at

2) Rod holder: Let’s admit it, you can never have too many rod holders when fishing from a kayak. Having rods rigged up for different conditions is a lot easier than swapping fishing rigs or lure while on the water. The RAILBLAZA rod tube comes with a kayak track mount which makes it simple to install and easily adjustable for any situation. Grab yours now at

3) Fish finder: If you’re feeling adventurous and head offshore to fish some deeper water then having a fish finder or GPS is essential to locating the fish and keeping track of where you have been. Garmin Striker 4 built-in GPS Fish Finder is a great fish finder / GPS combo with a 3.5-inch screen and easy to use interface, The Garmin Striker 4 will fit into any kayak and be easy to read and use while out on the water. See the range at

4) Anchor: When you find the fish, you’re going to want to stay on them. The Pelican compact anchor is perfect for holding kayaks in place without spooking the fish with a hefty anchor splashing into the water. As the name suggest its small and compact and easily stored in the kayak for the moments you need it. Grab a hold of one at

5) Bush Gripper: How often have you pulled into your favorite cove and shattered the silence with the splash of your heavy anchor? Did it take hours for the fish to return? Sneak up on your targets and quietly position your boat by using the Brush Gripper to secure your boat to a handy tree, shrub, stumps, or dock. Its toothed clamp bites into the wood and its para-cord line tightens jaws as the river's flow tugs on the line. Drift up to 8 feet and pull yourself back with ease. Easily holds any boat up to 22'. Squeeze the clamp to open the teeth and let go when you have it in position, give it a tug to lock the teeth. To release, just squeeze again, and it will let go of the tree trunk or branch. Secure yours now at

6) Electric motor: Watersnake asp T24 electric trolling motor is the ultimate in lightweight portability weighing only 4.85 lbs (2.2kg). It's the ideal trolling motor to use on kayaks, canoes, small dinghies, and inflatable boats. Watersnake's simple, universal design keeps the weight down while delivering quality and performance on just about every kayak and canoe. Saltwater motor with anti-corrosive paint and stainless steel external & internal parts allows you to take this motor into fresh, brackish and salt water without worry. The adjustable transom mount fitting makes for easy attachment and has an anti-impact clip system. This easy to steer transom motor uses a hand tiller with an extendable handle, high and low-speed control, forward and reverse switch, and a two-blade mini weedless propeller. Grab yours now at

7) Kayak Trolley: The ABN Universal Kayak Carrier has a 200-pound weight limit; Constructed from high-strength anodized steel to ensure longevity while also keeping the carrying weight at a minimum. The 9.5” knobby tires are easy to inflate which allows for smooth movement across rough surfaces such as sand, gravel, and through wooded areas. Oversized foam bumper pads protect your vessel from scratches or dents designed with a 12-foot tie down strap to secure your vessel; Includes a spring-loaded kickstand for quick and easy loading. It folds for easy storage and transport; the tires can be easily removed with the lynch pin making it easy to store in your garage. Carry on to

8) Esky: Vashly multifunctional kayak seat cooler is a space-saving, high-density insulation and leak-proof backpack which can keep food hot and cold for 16 hours. This cooler has a large capacity which fits behind seat with enough space to hold 12 bottles or 24 cans of drinks and ice cubes, keeping them cool for a long time. The cooler comes with 10 sturdy bungee cords with ball that can be used to secure the cooling pack and prevent movement. It has 2 additional rod holders and a small waterproof pocket for all your valuable items. Keep your cool and get yours at

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