It was a calm, perfect morning in Pompano Beach on August 16 as anglers kick started their day with coffee and doughnuts provided by Dandee Doughnuts. The sun slowly crept over the horizon while each angler grabbed their kayak and ran to the water’s edge. The sight of 108 kayak anglers hitting the surf at the same time resembles a traffic jam during rush hour on I-95.
The 2014 Midwest Kayak Fishing Tournament concluded on Saturday, July 19th at Lake Wanahoo in Wahoo, NE. April's event was the "Crappie Chase", May featured the "Multi-Species Contest", and June wrapped up the on-line portion of the tournament with a "Bass Frenzy"...
The 2014 Border City Classic is now history. Eighty two kayak anglers took to the water to compete in the fourth annual BCC. Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River didn't disappoint the dedicated field of kayak anglers, some of whom came from as far as Edmonton, AB, Ottawa, ON, and Fort Wayne, IN.
“This is flat-out a great tournament run by a great bunch of people and fished by a great bunch of anglers,” said Sid Dobrin from Inventive Fishing, after competing in this year’s Extreme Kayak/Paddle board Fishing Tournament. 117 brave anglers took part of the spectacular shot gun start after fueling up on Dandee Donuts and coffee just as the morning sun peeked through in the east around 6:20a.m.
Wildcat Creek Outfitters will host the Midwest Madness Kayak Fishing Tournament and Festival on June 21, 2014 in Zionsville, IN. This is a CPR tournament run in conjunction with a fishing festival. The festival will include a live band, food, craft beer truck, manufactures tents, raffle and the weigh in.
When you’re hot, you’re hot - and Robert Brown is definitely hot. Brown won the Kayak Fishing ClassicS City Island Classic by more than 27” using his favorite Ohero “Carbonado” kayak rod and the new Yo-Zuri “3DB Prism/Wave Motion” lures. The Classic was hosted by Bob’s Boathouse of Sarasota, which proved to be a fun place with great eats.
It's tourney time again! Once again, the KARS staff and I will host a kayak, canoe, and SUP tournament. KARS Park, located on the pristine waters of the No Motor Zone in the Merritt Island National Refuge on East Central Florida's Space Coast is perhaps one of Florida's greatest treasures for inshore anglers.
On Friday afternoon I loaded up my Toyota “Tundra” and hit the road, heading to the Hobie Bass Open held on Kentucky Lake. This tournament is a qualifying event for the Hobie Fishing Worlds tournament held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, October 6-10, 2014.