Get yourself a stakeout pole for your kayak. Stakeout poles are known by a lot of names but the kayak anglers who use them know they are an invaluable piece of equipment.

They are a must-have anchoring system in your favorite shallow-water fishing spot and they can also be used as a push pole to help you navigate tighter areas while standing up to access those hiding fish. 

PNP6-2
PNP8-2

Yak Attack ParkNPole, 6' and 8'. Used as a stakeout/push pole with many great features including a floating base.
Foot and tip are UV stable and wear resistant nylon. Lightweight and incredibly durable. Makes the perfect companion for fishing in shallow waters.