Kayak Fishing is a relatively new type of fishing with more and more venturing out to sea every year. The kayak has evolved over several years with the modern sit on top kayak been very popular for anglers as they are relatively tough and robust.
If you’re thinking about starting kayak fishing for the first time here is an excellent article on how to choose a kayak for your self
A very useful guide to kayak Fishing safety and what equipment you will need to get started. Sources from http://kayakfishinguk.co.uk/
As with all Fishing it is best to go with a few friends especially ones who know the area you are fishing and for safety reasons.
The Sea Fishing Scarborough Facebook is an excellent place to meet people who live locally and share the same interest.
In Scarborough their are several sites where a kayak can be launched and retrieved easily
North Bay Scarborough
Pay and Display long stay parking available on marine drive and slipways leading to the North Bay Scarborough. From here there are several good marks only a short paddle away. Like north east corner (off marine drive) or Scalby Mills both marks can produce Cod, Pollock and several other types of fish.
South Bay Scarborough
Pay and Display long stay parking available near the Spa and underground car park, also on west pier. Again there is a slipways leading to the south bay beach near the spa or only a few steps near to the west pier. Be aware that if you launch near the west pier the harbour has boats several boats entering and leaving the harbour and can become quite busy at times. Only a short paddle away from the south bay is Cornelian and north east corner and a bit further south White Nab these marks can produce Cod, Pollock and Bass have been known to show from time to time.
Parking is available and is pay on entry near the surf shop access to the beach is via a steep slope down (and an ever steeper slope back up),