The 2013 Chesapeake Bay Kayak Anglers Inc. Kayak Fishing Tournament for Charity will be held Sept. 13 – 15 at Camp Wright in Stevensville, MD. This tournament benefits Make-A-Wish Mid Atlantic and the Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland. The first forty participants to sign up will receive a premium Captain's Bag.
The 2nd Annual ”Nature Coast Challenge”, a kayak Catch-Photo-Release tournament, was held in Yankeetown, FL on April 27, 2013. Sixteen anglers from Zephyrhills and Panama City in Florida, Hampstead, NC and points in between entered this year, including two first-time participants from the Nature Coast Lady Anglers Fishing Club in Crystal River, FL.
Anglers traveled from all over Kentucky to fish Lake Cumberland in the first of eight qualifying events, in an attempt to gain points for the Angler of the Year race and qualify for the year-end classic.
Did somebody say something about a cold front? After three days of warm, sunny weather, the report for Saturday’s tournament was cool with an 80% chance of rain. Needless to say, I was really concerned with turnout, and that the fish would pull back and all the pre-fishing I had done had been in vain.
The Second Annual Susquehanna Flats Kayak Fishing Jamboree is now in the books! This year was not quite as stellar weather or fish wise as 2012, unless you consider tornado watches stellar weather! Conditions were a little tough - especially for the folks in tents - but a good time was had by all!
The Southwest Florida Kayak Anglers Association’s 2nd Annual Inshore Kayak Classic is over and another year is in the books. There were over 40 anglers competing for a brand new Hobie “Outback”, a Kaku kayak, and cash prizes in this marathon overnight event. In the end, only five anglers could place, but the competition was fierce as many of the participants found their slams.
On April 6, kayak anglers gathered at Cedar Creek Lake near Standford, KY to participate in the largest kayak fishing tournament ever held in the state. Over seventy-five participants from five different states entered the event for a shot at a large cash prize, a chance to catch a fish of a lifetime, and to enjoy good times with fellow anglers.
Anglers in Flagler, Volusia and St. Johns counties are well aware of the extraordinary fishing available to them in the Intracoastal Waterway and the seemingly endless nearby flats. With the ever-increasing popularity and functionality of kayaks and their ability to get into these shallow waters, the Flagler Sportfishing Club in Palm Coast, FL is holding its first annual Kayak Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 11.