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2015 Top Events In Kayak Fishing

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On this New Year’s Eve we take a look back at the highs and lows in our sport: kayak fishing. Sometimes looking back is the only way to truly appreciate the unparalleled growth and community kayak anglers share. Here is our list of top things to happen to kayak fishing in 2015.

Pacific Warriors

Pacific Warriors Kayak Fishing

Kayak fishing had its first reality TV series: Discovery Channels Pacific Warriors. This show has put kayak fishing on center stage for millions of TV viewers across the globe.


Ride The Bull

Ride The Bull Largest Kayak Fishing Tournament

Ride The Bull kayak fishing tournament became the most popular kayak fishing tournament in North America, and arguably the world. 


Eddyline Kayaks “C-135 YakAttack Edition”

Eddyline Kayaks C-135 wins best of show at ICAST 2015

Eddyline Kayaks “C-135 YakAttack Edition” won “Best of Show” at ICAST 2015. This is the fourth year in a row a kayak fishing product has taken the award for “Best of Show” at ICAST. 


Wilderness Systems "ATAK"

Wilderness Systems ATAK wins Kayak Angler's Choice Awards

Wilderness Systems’ “ATAK” won the 2015 Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards, and was picked as the top fishing kayak for 2015 by YakAngler.


KBF Open

Record Payout For A Kayak Fishing Tournament

The 2015 KBF Open on Kentucky Lake had the largest known single payout in kayak fishing tournament history. First-place winner Nick Lester took home a cool $16,000. 


YakAngler's Inside And Out

YakAngler's Inside And Out Kayak Fishing Show

Jameson Redding partnered with YakAngler.com to shoot and produce YakAngler's Inside and Out. The web video series looks at the many different aspects of kayak fishing.


James Lebowitz Memorial Scholarship fund

James Lebowitz Memorial Fund

The kayak fishing community was rocked when Paul Lebowitz’s son James’ life was cut short by a brain aneurysm. James saved five lives through his organ donations, and the James Lebowitz Memorial Scholarship fund at Cal Poly Pomona was created to celebrate his life.



YakAttack makes the Inc. 5000 List

Inc. magazine ranked YakAttack #507 on its annual “Inc. 5000” list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. 

We know there were a TON of kayak fishing events, but we couldn’t list them all. Make sure to comment below and give us an earful about the ones we missed!

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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.

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