Yaks are a great fishing tool. Read the article I wrote for Washingtonlakes.com on Kayaking. go to the web site and then to tacklebox tales. Also if any one ever goes down to CA to fish, theres a great guide you should get a hold of, Art Teter 1-530-336 6110. He has over 20years experiance in the NorCal area. On the Pitt, McCloud, upper Sac, Trinity. The best in the area.iagree . He has developed techniques that have been featured in flyfishing mags.