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Kayak Fishing in Missouri

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Customer name: Ray Donner
City/State: Saint Louis, Missouri
Where do you fish/launch? Mostly Missouri and Illinois small lakes and streams.
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Bass, Walleye, Crappie, Blue Gill and Catfish
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use? A wide variety depending on species. Like Yum Dinger worms for bass and small swim bait for Walleye. Road Runner and similar small spinners for crappie.
What kind of kayak do you have? Bass Pro FS10 Ascend Angler Sink.
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? See Photos. Used Scotty products bought from Hook1 and they are great.
Comments: Hook1 gave me great service and I was very impressed with the product diversity and quick delivery.


Customer name: Brett Boschert
City/State: Springfield, Missouri
Where do you fish/launch? In and around the Springfield area. Lakes and springs.
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Mainly Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use? Soft plastics, mainly worms.
What kind of kayak do you have? 2009 Ride 135
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? Let you know when I start.
Comments: Check out http://www.Missourikayakanglers.com for a statewide website of kayak anglers.


Customer name: Mark Carnes
City/State: Camdenton, Missouri
Where do you fish/launch? Lake Ozarks, Central Missouri
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Largemouth and White Bass, Crappie, Catfish.
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use? Rapala, Crankbaits, Jigs and live bait.
What kind of kayak do you have? Malibu Pro Explorer and Mini X.
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? Go ahead and get the fishfinder. After you drill the first hole in the yak, the others are easy.
Comments: Love your site. Keep up the good work. Let's wish for spring!


Customer name: Rob Bailey
City/State: Springfield, Missouri
Where do you fish/launch? Mostly lakes in southern Missouri - Table Rock, Stockton, and Bull Shoals are my faves.
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Lake specific - Walleye, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Giant Carp for a fun ride!
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use? Mostly soft plastics and crankbaits.
What kind of kayak do you have? Wilderness Tarpon 14 and a Perception 14.5
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? Used Hook for my materials and ideas on rigging. Buy a Dremel tool for plastic work. Invest in a good dry box, battery and electronics!
Comments: Kayak Fishing is starting to heat up in flyover country!


Customer name: Steven Possel
City/State: Imperial, MO
Where do you fish/launch? I'm located in the midwest and therefore fish freshwater lakes and streams.
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Largemouth and smallmouth Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, and Catfish mostly. Trout when I can get to the right water.
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use? I like Rapalla, plastic worms and Mister Twister spinning baits. Nightcrawlers, crickets, and minnows for natural baits.
What kind of kayak do you have? Quest
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? Completely new to the sport.
Comments: I have a new Kayak. Hook1 supplied me with some of the accessories I needed to outfit my kayak for fishing. Thanks Hook1.


Customer name: Jim Debenport
City/State:  Ballwin, Missouri
Where do you fish/launch?  Lakes and rivers in eastern and south-central Missouri
What kind of fish do you catch or target?  Bluegill and Small-mouth Bass
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use?  I fly fish and use a variety of flies.
What kind of kayak do you have?  Perception Sierra