Cascade Mountain Bike Season

It’s Cascade Mountain bike season again in the Pacific Northwest. After a couple weeks of rain that was pretty heavy at times, it has mostly cleared up and the mountain bike riding season is off and running. With a lot of uncertainty in the world and me not getting any younger, I’m always thankful for … Read more

Last Call for Great Kayak Fishing

We’ve had some epic days of fishing lately, but it’s last call for great kayak fishing for largemouth bass on the Colorado River. We’ve done more kayak fishing and caught more fish in the past month than we have in the previous five. It has been a terrible fishing season. Due to the ever increasing … Read more

Great Kayak Fishing Action

It’s just about our last chance and we lucked out with some great kayak fishing action on the Colorado River for largemouth bass. We are running out of time and each day of fishing is more valuable. The wind was coming up quickly in the late morning, so it was an early start every morning. … Read more

Kayak Fishing Action

After a couple days of wind, we were back on the water for more kayak fishing action on the Colorado River. Our luck has been pretty good for a change, and we’re hoping it will continue. As usual, we were out there before the crack of dawn to take advantage of the calm wind and … Read more

Great Kayak Fishing

After a long absence, we finally have great kayak fishing for largemouth bass on the Colorado River. Every day of great fishing is important now because the trend is defintely less days like this. We’ve really been lucky here because this place is not known for its great bass fishing. It’s been a poor winter … Read more

Tough Fishing Extreme Weather

Extreme weather and unfavorable water conditions are making for tough kayak fishing on the Colorado River. After a good, but very late start to fishing in 2024, both the weather and fishing conditions have declined. At the time of this post, it is extremely windy, 15-30 mph, with rain forecast for the next couple days, … Read more

All Out Kayak Fishing Part 1

We are running out of time on location here so it’s all out kayak fishing time on the lower Colorado River. The fishing conditions have not been favorable for months and, as far as sportfishing goes, the trend is down. Alarmingly down. Now, each kayak fishing trip here is valuable because there is a real … Read more

All Out Kayak Fishing Part 2

Go to All Out Kayak Fishing Part 1 After a day with mixed results, we were hoping a change of location would bring a change of fortune. Normally, we would not fish here because other spots are better, but the conditions are not normal. We really didn’t know what to expect. Unlike the previous spot, … Read more

No Water, No Fishing

Low Colorado River water level means no fishing as conditions deteriorate. Despite all the recent El Nino influenced rain and snow, the water levels of small lakes and backwaters connected to the river are extremely low. The Colorado River is controlled by a series of man made dams and network of canals. By the time … Read more

Kayak Fishing Photos and GIFs

New Kayak Fishing Photos and GIFs have been posted on the watermanatwork.com website. We have not been kayak fishing in some time. The water in the Colorado River is much colder than normal, which results in poor fishing because the fish are refrigerated. There are now river access problems as well, courtesy of the Bureau … Read more