Issue 21

The Yearling

With November, 2012 officially on the books, The Milkcrate now marks one year of existence. In what began as a humble experiment revolving around the attempted documenting of our sport’s practitioners, this magazine has grown to a sizable collection of nearly one hundred interviews, stories, and discussions. We have met a tremendous amount of friends, [...]

Dee Kaminski


Recently crowned by her peers as Guide of the Year, Dee Kaminski is the woman behind Florida’s Reel Kayak Fishing Charters.  A life-long angler, Dee is widely regarded as one of the sport’s more dedicated ambassadors, and is well known for her dedication and drive.  With a thoughtful mind aimed at preserving the ecologically-based aspects [...]

Nicholas Cryder


Hailing from Seattle by way of Montana and Belgium, Nicholas Cryder is an adventurer best known for his revolutionary and genre-bending kayak design. Rare is the product that seamlessly blends function and performance; scarce is object that adds to the mix an air of high art. Nicholas has done just that, though, and will likely [...]

Jim Sammons


Arguably the man most synonymous with the sport of kayak angling, California based Jim Sammons is a guide, television host, and filmmaker known for his globe-spanning adventures in search of the perfect catch. Possessing an innate, almost magnetic attraction to the ancestral sea, Jim has long been drawn to the notions of human powered angling. [...]