THE KAYAK EDGE
A beneficial way to get more women involved in fishing
As powerboats speed across Lake St. Clair, Jamie Stevenson quietly glides into the southern Ontario lake’s untapped corners in her kayak. From the unique vantage point of her sleek Hobie Pro Angler, the Sarnia, Ontario, the 41-year-old has been reeling in trophy fish since falling in love with the sport in 2018. She has also rapidly ascended the competitive ranks of kayak fishing, joining the Ontario Kayak Bass Trail and representing Canada at the 2019 Pan American Bass Kayak Championships. Now Stevenson wants others—especially women—to give kayak fishing a try, offering the following advantages about joining this growing angling community.