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2017 Kayak Angler's Choice Awards Winners

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We are excited to announce the winners of the 2017 Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards. This is YakAngler's seventh year hosting the awards.

We have received a great response from the YakAngler community and hereby want to congratulate the winners for 2017.

2017 Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards Winners

Angler of the year

  1. Chad Hoover
  2. Robert Field
  3. Dee Kaminski

Kayak of the Year

  1. Vibe Seaghost 130
  2. Jackson Kayak Coosa FD
  3. Hobie Mirage Outback

Paddle of the Year

  1. Bending Branches Angler Pro
  2. Backwater Paddle Company- Assassin Paddle
  3. Werner Shuna Hooked

Forum of the Year

  1. Kayak Bass Fishing
  2. Yak Tribe
  3. Kayak-Anglers.com (Kayak anglers of PA)

Magazine of the Year

  1. Kayak Angler Magazine
  2. Kayak Bass Fishing
  3. Saltwater Angler Magazine - Kayak Edition

Employer of the Year

  1. Yak Attack
  2. Jackson Kayak
  3. Austin Canoe and Kayak

Product of the Year

  1. TourneyX
  2. Jackson Kayak Flex Drive
  3. Forward-Reverse Drive 180 - Hobie

Retailer of the Year

  1. Austin Canoe and Kayak
  2. YakAttack
  3. Fishing Online

Location of the Year

  1. Kentucky Lake
  2. Susquehanna River
  3. Clear Lake, California

Video of the Year

  1. The Craziest Day Of Fishing I've Ever Had!
  2. The Devils River - Worth the Wait
  3. 99% of Fishing by Native Watercraft

Photo of the Year

  1. Native Watercraft - Photo by Dee Kaminski
  2. Year of the Drones - by Shane Coovert
  3. Bill's Catch 22


Blog/Vlog of the Year

  1. Chad Hoover (Kayak Bassin Show)
  2. Robert Field (Youtube Channel)
  3. Greg Blanchard (Youtube Channel)


Every vote was checked to ensure it complied with the "One person, one vote" program rule. We value the integrity of this awards program, and every year many ballots are disqualified for breaking this rule. 

Congratulations to the winners and all the nominees! We look forward to 2018. Like (or dislike) the results? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Last modified on Thursday, 16 November 2017 10:32
Naomi Bolton

Yakangler's Community Manager and Editor - in charge of sourcing news and articles for the website.  If you have any ideas for new content, please do get in touch with me at: [email protected]

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