John Oast

John "Toast" Oast is a native of Portsmouth, Virginia and currently resides in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.  Oast is the founder of the Pennsylvania Kayak Fishing Association ( and the Williamsburg Kayak Fishing Association ( in Virginia.  He also owns Susquehanna Fishing Magazine and its online platform,, the leading media outlet serving the outdoor community of the Susquehanna River region of New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.  His popular Fishyaker kayak rigging video series has received over 1,700,000 views.  The homepage is a resource for kayak fishing news and videos from throughout the world.

“Toast” is a member of the Ocean Kayak and Johnson Outdoors Pro Staff, the Okuma Pro Staff, the Temple Fork Outfitters (TFO) Pro Staff, and several other angling and paddling industry teams and pro staffs. Oast's kayak fishing exploits have been featured in various regional and national publications, videos, and television shows, and he travels extensively competing in kayak fishing tournaments and promoting the sport. Oast is proficient with both fly and conventional tackle, and can often be found fishing for any of the Chesapeake Bay's abundant species of fish, or floating Pennsylvania's rivers and lakes for bass, crappie or anything else he stumbles upon.

My Boats

Predator Series

Prepare yourself for a totally new fishing experience. The Predator will bring you closer to the water and the action with highly customized features that are engineered to meet the needs of avid anglers and weekend warriors, alike. Read More

Trident Series

Got fish? With the help of our Modular Fishing Pod you soon will. Featured on the Trident 11 and 13 this central command center provides unmatched flexibility for rod mounts along with sports trays for odd-shaped lures, and it even has a built-in ruler to make sure that catch is legal. Read More

Malibu Series

These highly versatile sit-on-top doubles with patented overlapping foot wells allow for one, two or even two and a child (or dog) paddling day trips. These boats have the same rough sea abilities as the singles and offer great fun and stability to families, outfitters, and resorts. Read More