Kayaks by Bo Kayak Fishing Seminar Lesson Plan

Kayaks by Bo
Kayak Fishing Seminar Lesson Plan
with Capt. John Kumiski

This kayak fishing seminar will be in two approximately 45 minutes sessions. The first session will cover tackle and equipment and the second session techniques and locations.

Introduction- where I discuss my experience and biases.

Part One (40-45 minutes) Tackle and Equipment
USCG required equipment
life jackets
whistle
light
-first aid gear
-navigation
-stake out poles
Storage, dry and otherwise
Kayaking clothing

Tackle and Tackle Systems
-Spinning Tackle
rods
reels
lines
leaders
lures and storage
-Fly Tackle
rods
reels
lines
leaders
flies and storage
Other Tackle Accessories
Nets, gaffs, and other methods of boating and holding fish

Q&A session/p-break

Part 2 (40-45 minutes)
Kayak Fishing Techniques
-Fishing from the boat
Flats Fishing
finding fish
blind casting
sight fishing
effective kayak sight fishing strategies for redfish
Fighting Fish from a Kayak
Handling Fish
-Kayak Fishing Safety
Life Jacket
Wind
Waves
Current
Lightning
Sharks, Rays, and Gators
Motor vessels

Where to Kayak Fish in the Indian River Lagoon system
computer and projector, google maps

Q&A