Tag: Tournament

Robert Leon Reels in Lake Conroe

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Re-posted from FishKATS.com Robert Leon reeled them in on Saturday catching the days’ only limit totaling 85.25 inches and securing first place for over $500 and a custom engraved Yak Attack Blackpak! Sam Gutierrez, a rising star within the KATS crowd took second with 47.75 inches. He is currently also in the lead for Kayak Angler […]

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Garcia Wins Big at Decker – KATS 2014 Update

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Re-posted from FishKATS.com The KATS 2014 season kicked off on Saturday with the largest field of competitors in the series to date. There were 83 registered anglers that competed for a large prize pot, big bass payout, and a custom engraved YakAttack BlackPak. Windy conditions followed a beautiful morning at launch and made for tougher fishing for […]

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KATS Report: Fishing the Fog of Lake Fayette

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

From All-star KATS Intern Johanna Kraus-Darden: The looming mist of Lake Fayette had KATS anglers questioning spring storms and unpredictable temperatures… Luckily you don’t need to see through fog to catch Bass below your kayak!   Paddling out at 7:00 am in 40 degrees and rain, then fishing for 8 hours on end requires devotion to […]

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Outsider Perspective : KATS Fishing Tournament

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s a lot of talk around the ACK offices and our stores about the Kayak Anglers Tournament Series (KATS) and if you aren’t an angler, that can leave you feeling a little left out at times. Case in point: Myself. While I do enjoy fishing for its relaxing, meditative and buddy-bonding aspects, I probably haven’t […]

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KATS Report: Decker Lake Deals a Winter Hand

| February 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

On January 23rd at 7:15am, 62 kayaks competing in KATS parted the morning mist, all with an angle to hook a Big Bass. All morning the boat dock at Decker Lake rumored the sun would warm up the cold conditions, and alas it did…at 2:30pm when the fishing had just about ended. Competitors arrived back on shore […]

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Kayakapalooza IV Fishing Series

| February 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

For the second year in a row, we are proud to sponsor Kayakjak’s Outfitters’ “Kayakapalooza IV”! This series of kayak fishing tournaments will start April 1 online, and culminate with a “live” event August 10th in Lincoln, NE. There will be specific targeted fish for most of the events. The top three kayak anglers will be […]

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Rookie Mistakes in a Kayak Fishing Tourney by Chris Payne (Payne’s Paddle/Fish)

| September 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kayak fishing is a popular activity these days and as a result we’re seeing more and more people trying their luck in tournaments. Because competitive events can sometimes be confusing and maybe even a bit intimidating, we wanted to share this advice from regular guest blogger Chris Payne who recently had his first tournament experience. […]

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