Improve Kayak Fishing in the Wind with Drag Anchors

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Fishing from a canoe or kayak in windy conditions can be a challenge especially when only using “paddle power” as your means of propulsion…

drag anchors for kayak fishing

Though traditional anchoring or the use of stake-out poles can help in many instances, there are conditions (like fishing rocky or very hard bottoms) where they definitely under-perform…

In these cases, use of a drag anchor as described in the following video can be the right tool for those conditions…

Though Chad talks about using a section of heavy chain for your drag anchor, other possibilities include sealing a section of tire tube or even PVC could work… Just a matter of putting your creative mind to work and coming up with a solution that works for you 🙂


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