Another Kayak Fishing Boondoggle has come and gone, and this one will certainly go down in the record books as a huge success. Sponsored by Yakangler.com and Kayak Fishing Radio, the event saw more than three hundred attendees descend upon KARS Park, located on Merritt Island on Florida’s Space Coast.
This weekend (February 15-18) YakAngler.com and KayakFishingRadio.com will sponsor the third annual President’s Day Kayak Fishing Boondoggle. KARS Park on Merritt Island,FL will host over 200 registered kayak anglers and their families, making this our biggest Boondoggle to date!
The November Meet & Fish (Nov. 4 2012) for kayak anglers from the South Carolina Kayak Fishing Association - Midlands to the Low Country met at Bushy Park near the Naval Weapons Station near Goose Creek, SC. We had 10 anglers meet up at the launch site and with four new kayak anglers it was Charleston’s version of a mini-Boondoggle.
Once again, kayak anglers from around the country packed up their fishing gear and kayaks with one thing in mind - BOONDOGGLE! The YakAngler.com and KayakFishingRadio.com kayak fishing Boondoggle held the most recent event this past weekend in Virginia Beach, VA. Over 75 kayak fishermen participated in various events over the Columbus Day Weekend, making this the largest event to date.
Members of Paddle4Tomorrow and Georgia Kayak Fishing felt a little swell of pride when Kelli Britt announced that Georgia Special Olympics has officially named kayaking as their 25th sport. Britt, the state program manager for Georgia Special Olympics, was officially opening the competition at the Inaugural Georgia Special Olympics Kayak Races on Lake Lanier on Saturday, September 15, 2012.
We have all had those days or weeks where nothing seems to go right. You trudge along trying to survive, but everywhere you turn is another obstacle to your weary spirit. Then it happens - that first opportunity to slip the kayak in the water. The moment the hull lifts your weight you can feel the burdens slipping away. As the paddle slices through the water, you can sense the obstacles getting further behind.
Well, the weather gods smiled on us this month as veterans from all across the Tampa Bay area converged on the south Skyway rest area for a day of fishing with the Tampa Bay Chapter of Heroes on the Water. Too bad the fish gods didn’t go along with the deal. Our first trip in some time that the wind didn’t blow, and the fish were nowhere to be found.
If you like water, you gotta LOVE Columbus!
Columbus, GA has plenty to offer anyone who lives in or visits the Southeast. From the Springer Opera House to the Civil War Museum to Fort Benning to Country's Barbecue, Columbus has it all.