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Thursday, 25 October 2018 04:13

KACA 2018 - List of Nominations

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We are publishing the list of nominees for review before going to the first voting round. Be sure to have a look and add your nomination if you haven't yet.

Kayak Anglers Choice Awards (KACA) is a joint venture between YakAngler.com and the Kayak Fishing Community. Each year kayak anglers from across the globe nominate and vote for their favorites in various categories like Kayak Angler of the year, Kayak of the year, and more. The KACA are the only kayak fishing specific awards driven solely by kayak anglers.

Nominees are chosen by you, the public. All product nominations must have been available to the public prior to the nominations phase of the KACAs. Nominations for the Kayak Anglers Choice Awards are taken for 3 weeks, from October 9th until October 30th. Please review the list of nominees below and feel free to comment. If your favorites haven't made the list, this is your chance to get some of your friends to also add their nominations here:  http://www.yakangler.com/choice

Kayak Angler of the year

Russell Johnson
Cody Milton
Nicholas Goubert
Mike McKinstry
Russell Johnson
Eric Siddiqi 
Jay Wallen
Ron Champion
Rob Choi 
Kristine Fischer
Chris Castro
Stephen Sisto 
Jordan Marshall
Kristine Fischer 
Eric Sidiqqi 
Greg Blanchard
Robert Field
Lou DeMartino
Richie McMichael
Garret Morgan

Kayak of the Year

Bonafide SS127
2019 Hobie Outback
NuCanoe Flint 
Feelfree Dorado 
Hobie Pro Angler
Jackson Coosa FD
Wilderness Systems A.T.A.K. 
Wilderness Systems Radar
Native Titan
Old Town Predator
Feelfree Lure

Kayak Paddle of the Year

Bending Branches Angler Pro 
Werner Shuna
Bending Branches Angler Ace
Accent Field Angler
Werner Kalliste Carbon
Accent Trophy Angler
Werner Camano 
Backwater Paddle Company Assassin
Bending Branches Navigator
Aqua Bound Manta Ray Carbon
Accent Transformer Pro Slider
Sawyer Orco V-Lam

Kayak Angler Forum of the Year

Kayak Bass Nation
Texas Kayak Fisherman
Kayak Bass Fishing
NorCal Kayak Anglers (Yak A Bass)
Tennessee Kayak Anglers
Kayak Anglers of PA
Yak Tribe
ORKA (ozark region kayak anglers)
Kentucky Kayak Anglers
Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club

Kayak Angling Journal/Magazine of the Year

Kayak Angler Magazine
Extreme Kayak Fishing 
Saltwater Angler Magazine
Kayak Bass Fishing
Bassin Magazine

Kayak Angling Employer of the Year

Yak Gear
The River’s Edge Canoe & Kayak
Fishing Online
Jackson Kayak 
Headwaters Kayak
Tulsa kayak
Native Watercraft

Most Innovative Kayak Angling/Fishing Product (non kayak) of the Year

YakAttack Omega Rod Holder
Donkey Leash
Ketch Bump Board
Yak Gear Fish Stik
Action Hat
Omega Rod holder (Yak Attack)
Wopper plopper 75
Zipper puller by line cutterz
Low Profile Kayak Anchor Wizard
Bernies Riverstick
Cortland Kayak Fly Rod
Gerber's new line
H2ProDrive NuCanoe
Garmin Panoptix
Coosa FD Flex Drive
YakAttack LockNLoad mount
Leverage landing net
Kevin Dismuke Motor Mount
The YakAttack AR Tube
Hobie Guardian Transducer Shield
Revo rocket 10.1.1
Spare battery Ultralight 403 - 915 Wh - Torqeedo
Picasso Tungsten 1 Knocker
Hummingbird mega imaging
Glacier Gloves
Feelfree overdrive
NRS Ambush Tackle Bag
Anglr Bullseye
Railblaza R Lock
Railblaza Camera Boom 600
Tightline Anchors K4x

Kayak Angling Retailer/Outfitter/Bait Shop of the Year

Fishing Online
Angler's Pro Tackle
River’s Edge Canoe and Kayak
Everything Kayak
Delaware Paddlesports
Headwaters kayak
Mariner Sails
Appomattox River Company
Caney Fork Outdoors
Westbrook Supply Co.
Select Sail and Sports
OMTC (Ozark Mountain Trading Company)
H2:4 Outdoors

Kayak Angling Location of the Year

Susquehanna River
Lake St. Clair
Kentucky Lake
Allegheny River 
Lake Erie
Table Rock Lake
New River
Corpus Christi, TX
Presque isle, Erie pa
Stick Marsh fellsmere Fl
Lake Chickamauga

Kayak Angling Online Video of the Year

(Please Include Links when you nominate)


Kayak Angling Photo of the Year  

(Please Include Links when you nominate)


Kayak Angling Blogger/Vlogger of the Year

Robert Field
Jeff Little
Heath Panganiban 
Fishing with Faron 
Ike McKinstry
Chad Hoover
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