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.
At 3:00am I rolled into Josh Slager’s driveway in Lakeland, FL and we started our journey to the East Coast for the Emily's 2014 Inshore Fishing Tournament. Emily is a ten-year-old little girl who is the only one in the world who has the genetic disorder Chromosome 2q36 Deletion Syndrome. She also has autism and epilepsy. This is an annual tournament to help raise funds for Emily’s therapy at her special school, which costs $29,000 a year.
The folks from the Inshore Fishing Association (IFA) and the city of Georgetown, SC did an outstanding job on the second leg of the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour for the Atlantic Division.