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Monday, 03 November 2014 00:00

Round 2 of the 2014 Kayak Angler's Choice Awards

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The first round is complete, and the Kayak Angler's Choice Awards now moves into Round Two with the top 50% of vote getters in each category and the top fifty anglers. Participants at 5,300+ unique IP addresses voted for their favorites in each of the ten kayak fishing categories.


Congratulations to the nominees moving into the second round!

To cast your vote in Round Two go to www.yakangler.com/choice

Angler of the year
Abrahamsson, Joel
Hart, Todd
Weber, Christina
Lessard, Steve
Self, Jason
Southerland, Ty
Stiger, Aaron
Young, Jr
Gallagher, Ross
Gregory, Drew
Kaminski, Dee
Field, Robert
Hoover, Chad
Moore, Tim
Taramelli, Timothy
Workman, Kevin
Tilley, Joe
Philips, Matt
Lebeuf, Bobby
Corbett, Donald
Sammons, Jim
Radcliffe, Mark
Thomas, Dean
Rodriguez, Robinson
Gibson, John
Hughes, Marty
Dye, Craig
Lariscy, Walt
Champion, Ron
Brunning, Casey
Vaughn, Robert
Hall, Jeffrey
Arnold, Christopher
Little, Jeff
Nordmeyer, Justin
Schall, Jason
Choi, Rob
DeGuzman, Rex
McNeal, Ryan
Whitley, Kayak Kevin
Yang, Mike
Esley, Jared
Appleby, Rob
Promnitz, Morgan
Carter, Justin
McELory, Jean
Yuen, Robbie
Hopper, Jason
Brumaghim, Isaac
Hole, Brad
Kayak of the year
Hobie Pro Angler 14
Hobie Outback
FeelFree Lure 11.5
Hobie Pro Angler 12
Jackson Kayak Big Rig
Native Slayer Propel 13
Wilderness Ride 135
Wilderness Ride 115X
Jackson Kayak Cuda 12
Ocean Kayak Trident 13
Jackson Kayak Cuda 14
Jackson Kayak Kraken
Viking Kayaks Profish Reload
Jackson Kayak Coosa
Old Town Predator 13
Paddle of the year
Bending Branches Angler Pro
Bending Branches Angler Ace
Bending Branches Angler Classic
Aqua-Bound Manta Ray Carbon
Werner Camano Hooked
Adventure Technology Fish Stix
Aqua-Bound Sting Ray Carbon
Adventure Technology Oracle Angler
Bending Branches Navigator Wood
Carlisle Expedition
Forum of the year
Texas Kayak Fisherman - TX
Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club - LA
Austin Kayak Fishing - TX
NCKFA (North Carolina Kayak Fishing) -NC
Kayak Bass Fishing - TN
TKAA (Tidewater Kayak Angler Association) - VA
Florida Sportsman NMZ - FL
Canadian Kayak Anglers - Canada
Southern Kayak Anglers - GA
Reddit (/r/kayakfishing)
Anglers Afloat - United Kingdom
PCKFA (Panama City Kayak Fishing Association) - FL
New England Kayak Fishing - NE
Jax Kayak Fishing - FL
Aquahunters - HI
Space Coast Kayak Anglers - FL
NCKA (NorCal Kayak Anglers) - CA
Kayak Fishing New Zealand - New Zealand
Product of the year
Phase 3 Air Pro Max Seat by wilderness systems
Gravity Kayak Seat by FeelFree
MirageDrive with Glide Technology by Hobie
JKrate by Jackson Kayak
Vantage CT Seat by Hobie
Cell Blok by YakAttack
Dragonfly 7 by Raymarine
Phase III Dreamsicle Spinnerbait by 412BaitCo
LuminaLED Light by Yak-Gear
Starport HD by RAILBLAZA
Cooler Seat by YAK-GEAR/Diablo Paddlesports
Navi Safe 360 light by Yak Gear
RAM Tough-Claw by RAM Mounts
Uni-Track Adapter by YakAttack
Generation Two GearTrac by YakAttack
Location of the year
Grand Isle, Louisiana
Charleston, South Carolina
Mosquito Lagoon, Florida
The Florida Keys, US
Panama City, Florida
Soroya, Norway
Devil's River, Texas
Chesapeake Bay, US
Everglades National Park, Florida
Susquehanna River, US
Mayan Princess Rigs, Port Aransas, Texas
Trinidad, California
Big Island, Hawaii
Lake St. Clair, Canada
La Jolla, California
Magazine of the year
Kayak Angler Magazine
Kayak Fish Mag
YakAngling Magazine
Extreme Kayak Fishing Magazine
Blade Kayak Fishing Journal
Coastal Angler Mag
Fisherman's Journal
Adventure Kayak Magazine
Video of the year
30milesOut.com - Just Beyond the Breakers #2 [http://www.youtube.com/watchv=QrVDhjW8GPs] by 30milesOut
Kayak Fishing: 5 Days on the Devil's River [http://www.youtube.com/watchv=aX6zPiTWEio] by Robert Field
Why I kayak fish [http://youtu.be/R1Z47xanhy0] by Rex DeGuzman
Kings On Kayaks [http://youtu.be/YvEkZEXfL0E] by Teddy Wozny
One Fish, Many GoPros; EPISODE 8, "California Dreamin' on the Colorado River" [https://www.youtube.com/watchv=-UNjsKM9T7I] by Drew Gregory
Lone Man Gets towed for miles by 11ft hammerhead shark [https://www.youtube.com/watchv=9bToT32GPSo] by Adam Fisk
Black Marlin - Extreme Kayak Fishing [http://youtu.be/RhzsxX39VMU] by Robert Wong Yuen
I am so glad the camera was rolling when this happened! [https://www.facebook.com/video.phpv=1462490154018240] by YakFish
Why I Fish From a Kayak [http://youtu.be/GscH_uGW9j0] by KB Xiong - Hmong Kayak Fishing Club
Quickie [https://tightlinejunkiejournal.pivotshare.com/media/quickie/12446] by Jeff Little
40" Striper on Fly - Kayak [http://www.youtube.com/watchv=ITkWacvL8Ww] by Rob Choi
Extrem Kayak Fishing Summer Slam II [https://www.youtube.com/watchv=EAFdcvijydY] by Where is Dolce
Business as Usual [https://vimeo.com/100987306] by Team Hookedonyak
Chasing schools of up upper slot and oversized redfish in the kayak - [https://www.youtube.com/watchv=JUmmJteVX2A] by Aaron Ferguson
54InchSturgeon [https://www.youtube.com/watchv=QaEksWsflR4] by Joe Tilley
2014 Adventure Fishing World Championship [http://youtu.be/7BaPpDy5Ovg] by AFWC
Spotlight - Bert Rodriguez of Lone Star Chronicles [https://www.youtube.com/watchv=og-T-YZOSKs] by Mike Whitacre
Glacier Lake Bronzebacks [http://youtu.be/xMV9YAtJWsw] by Kevin Workman
The Rubber Duck Challenge, kayak fishing for Pike [https://www.youtube.com/watchv=geJnd2YsfLo] by Sam Baxter
Swing [http://youtu.be/HCghrbYn8qA] by Rob Choi
Blog of the year
Paynes Paddle Fish [http://www.paynespaddlefish.com/] by Chris Payne
Operation Fish [http://www.operationfish.com] by Todd Hart
Kayak Kevin [http://www.kayakkevin.com/] by Kevin Whitley
Angling Addict [http://www.angling-addict.com] by Rob Choi
Tail Tail Signs [http://tailtailsigns.com] by Sonny Mills
Saltwater Kayak Fisherman [http://www.saltwaterkayakfisherman.com] by Rob Appleby-Goudberg
Kayak Bass Adventures [http://alansladek.wordpress.com] by Alan Sladek
CatchN1 with Captain Casey [http://hookn1.blogspot.com/] by Casey Brunning
Lone Star Chronicles [http://lonestarchronicles.com/] by Bert Rodriguez
Saltwater Assassin [http://saltwaterassassinnz.com/] by Lee Kennedy
Without A Paddle [http://withoutapaddleblog.com/] by Marcus Villanueva
Live Live Now [http://livelivenow.com/] by Rex DeGuzman
Tight Lines And Plastic Boats [http://www.tightlinesandplasticboats.com] by Walt Lariscy
Hooks and Paddles [http://corncoastkayakangler.blogspot.com/] by Kevin D Workman
Fish Tails [http://fishtailsbydrew.blogspot.com/] by Drew Camp
Mountains to Marsh [http://mountainstomarsh.com/] by Ben Roussel
On The Line [http://www.yakangler.com/blogs/on-the-line] by Chris Payne
Shop of the year
Austin Canoe & Kayak (www.ack.com) TX
Hook 1(www.kayakfishinggear.com) TN
Yak Gear (www.yak-gear.com) TX
KBB Outfitters (www.kbboutfitters.com) FL
Pacific Outfitters (www.pacificoutfitters.com) CA
Pack & Paddle (www.packpaddle.com) LA
Hunt Fish Paddle (www.huntfishpaddle.com) SC
The Rivers Edge (www.the-rivers-edge.com) PA
Sunjammers Watersports (www.sunjammers.com) FL
Escape Watersports (www.escape-watersports.co.uk) UK
Outside World (www.theoutsideworld.net) GA
Caney Fork Outdoors (caneyforkriverrunners.com) TN
Appomatox River Company (Paddleva.com) VA
The Boat Dock (boatdockne.com) NE
Columbus Kayak (columbus-kayak.com) OH
Last modified on Monday, 03 November 2014 12:34
Mark Watanabe

Mark "YakSushi" Watanabe is the Co. Founder of YakAngler.com, "He built this site!". He considers himself a mediocre fisherman and an unexceptional writer. He's the devoted father of a ton of little sushis (Air Quotes) and everyday tech ninja.


# Dakota Roberson 2014-11-04 14:02
:-)i wish all of them the best of luck!!1
# Ryan Goodwin 2014-11-07 16:20

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