Not your average kayak folk competed last weekend in the nation’s exclusive Sailfish Smack Down 2015. This second-annual event brought sixty one anglers to Pompano Beach, FL from all over the US and Canada, and once again the tournament proved to be one of the best events for saltwater kayak anglers.
Ohio valley kayak anglers looking to participate in next year’s Hobie Fishing Worlds V rejoice! Hobie announces their return to Kentucky Dam Village State Park May 29-31 2015. This is the first qualifying event announced for the 2015 Hobie Fishing Worlds tournament. The winner of this event will receive automatic entry and airfare to compete as a member of Team USA. See below press release for full details.
Local Tennessee fishing groups Southern Mid-Tn. Kayak Anglers and Grace Chapel Tullahoma have combined efforts to stage the second Ketchin’ for Kids Kayak Fishing Tournament. The tournament is scheduled for December 6, with all proceeds benefiting children and families within the Tri-Lakes area as the Christmas season approaches.
With so many 2014 tournament series in the books and many anglers looking towards the 2015 season, we wanted to let our readers know to pump the brakes a bit - good fishing and tournaments in 2014 aren’t quite done! The River Bassin Tournament Trail, presented by Jackson Kayak, maybe the closest thing to a nationwide kayak fishing trail, has its finale scheduled for November 8 in Wetumpka, AL.
Early fall is a great time to fish here in the Lowcountry. Daytime temps start to dip to comfortable levels, and the inshore bite is really starting to heat up. As the days shorten and kids go back to school, fall offers kayak anglers prime conditions for inshore flats fishing. So why not fish for a cause?
Teaming up with Bass Pro Shops and Yak-Gear.com provided for what would be an excellent turnout for an early fall kayak fishing tournament near Council Bluffs, Iowa. Retail giants like Bass Pro are noticing the growth of kayak fishing across our country, especially here in the Midwest region.