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Combining his best five events, with a grand total of 483 points, Guillermo Gonzales was crowned our 2017 Angler of the Year at the final KATS event in our regular season at Lake Travis. We caught up with him to chat about this season and what we can expect from him in the future in both fishing, and life.
We are now in our 11th year of KATS, and the tournament series has come further than we ever could have expected, in largest part thanks to our amazing sponsors! <insert picture of sponsor banners from event> Most of our generous sponsors have been with us for many years and we have been more than happy to welcome them back with open arms.
Hunter Amidon is one of our youngest KATS Anglers, but also one of our most enthusiastic! Not only did he finish in the top 5 at our last event on Lake Travis, he also qualified for the National Student Angler Federation tournament in Florence, Alabama. We caught up with Hunter to see how he is preparing for the tournament and ask how KATS has helped him in his fishing career.
Spring has sprung, and our KATS season is moving along full steam! As of now, we only have one regular season event left to fish before the championship this fall. We will be out on Lake Travis in Austin, Texas on June 10th. The championship will include the top 25 anglers from the regular season and put them to the test over a two-day tournament.
The Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series (KATS) organization is pleased to announce a donation total of $9,600 as a result of the 2016 series.
2016 was the tenth year for KATS Texas, and it was one for the books!
Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament April 24, 2015 - April 25 How did a couple of South Texas boys pull off a kayak fishing trip in the Bahamas? How in the world did you get your kayak across the US then across the North Atlantic Ocean?
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:
The third event of the KATS series took place this past Saturday at Pace Bend Park drawing over 50 anglers! The recent heavy rainfall made for a tough fishing day due to a "chocolate milk lake and blueberry sky" as one competitor Kevin Hebert described it.