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Welcome to Big Water’s Edge, Kayak Fishing Adventures web site.

Whether you’re just getting started with kayak fishing or you’re seasoned veteran of the sport, we invite you to visit our Information pages for articles on kayak safety, kayak selection, rigging and storing your kayak, specific kayak fishing techniques or just unforgettable fishing stories. Browse our Gallery for some exciting kayak fishing photos and video.

Visit our Forums for general information on kayak fishing, ask questions or share your experience. We are based and fish mostly in Southern California, but we welcome reports from any part of the country, or any other part of kayak fishing world.

We are a home to West Coast Whoppers, a year long kayak fishing tournament targeting yellowtail, white-seabass and halibut.

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» Kayak Fishing Whoppers Over The Years
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Share Your Innovations
Dec 07, 2009 - 5:39 PM - by dsafety
It was a dark and stormy night, (really, thanks to the first big storm of the season). At times like this I like to go to the shop and futz around. I tinker with things and sometimes come up with an idea or two on how to make the things I use work better. I call on my inner-Macgyver. We all have a... [Read More]
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Halloween comes early...ghost came out.
Sep 21, 2014 - 10:07 PM - by Irishman
Today was a day I will always remember. It's been ten trips to LJ for me, seeking yellow tail but always looking on in marvel when someone scores a white seabass. I have never caught one before...that is until today.
Started with my wingman Kevin at 05:30 at the launch, we had a plan of... [Read More]
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LJ 9/21 Hail Mary Bait & We Be Chillin'
Sep 21, 2014 - 9:20 PM - by PescadorPete
Easy launch today but tough making bait for me. One nice greenie and a few brownies. The seadogs ate the greenie, the seadogs ate the brownies, they were relentless. Tossed the iron for a while to give it a break. Jigged up one monster mac for the ride back in, the Hail Mary bait. Headed wide... [Read More]
8 Replies | 7,606 Views
My day finally came...
Sep 21, 2014 - 10:19 AM - by alfsteur
My first ever YT cherry popping day that is, glad to have my buddy Bolocop with me.... here's the short report:

Saturday 9/20
Launched in the dark 0615
Gentle swells but got hit with 3 giant waves nevertheless, soaked by 0620
Bait hunt = 1.5 hour for 8 Spanish, 1... [Read More]
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9/12/14 LJ YELLOW
Sep 20, 2014 - 10:04 AM - by YakDout
Only my second yellow from kayak. But my hookup rate is getting better. Missed quite a few on this day. If you are watching this on your phone and you have an option between youtube app and mobile site, choose the APP. Thanks for watching. Guest appearance MIKE SCALES

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La Jolla Report 9-17-14
Sep 19, 2014 - 10:53 PM - by broncobilly
Took the future father in-law and bride to be out fishing off the yaks at la jolla on wednesday.
i'm pretty confident that i picked the right girl. she out fished her father and me.

all in all, three yellow tail that went 14, 20, & 24 lbs. two bonito both in the... [Read More]
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Collection of Bass (Vid)
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:28 PM - by Afran
What's up y'all. Here are a few videos we put together. Most of this fishing is from Barrett over a 2 year period while I was R&D/dialing in our fresh water swimjigs for Tacklewarehouse. You'll see an Outback, PA12 and PA14. Barrett is pretty low on water as of now, but I got word that they... [Read More]
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La Jolla can show her true colors now and then!
Sep 17, 2014 - 3:21 PM - by Cadillyak
Short report:
1 stud cuda
2 bonies
1 yellowtail
... [Read More]
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2014 Mothership
Kayak Fishing Trips aboard the Islander.

1.5 day trip $330
Fishing SCI

May 23-25 Fri-Sun

$315 per person

2.5 day trip $545
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$545 per person

*New for 2014* 5.5 Day Trip $1650
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$1650 per person. Does not include Mexican Permits. Bring your own or purchase on the boat. This trip must be FULL (22 anglers) to run.

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