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Great Lakes Kayak Fishing Series

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The Great Lakes Kayak Fishing Series is the first of its kind in the region. The series is has three events, each with its own target species.

The Great Lakes is home to a wide variety of warm and cold water species of fish. We want to see who is the best at catching them all. The first event was May 3 on the Fox Chain in Illinois for walleye. The second is a bass tournament, June 14 on the Illinois River in Ottawa, IL. The last of the series is a Chinook salmon tournament on September 6 in Manitowoc, WI. There are many prizes to win at each event, and the winner of the series will receive a Hobie "Outback".

Greg Becker

About the Author: Greg Becker relocated to the Tampa Bay, FL area from upstate NY, where for 20 years he spent his spare time as a licensed hunting and fishing guide. He now enjoys fishing in places you don’t need to drill through the water in winter. Greg writes for several outdoor companies and publications in the U.S. and abroad, and is a member of the Native Watercraft Pro Staff and Bull Bay Rods Professional Team. Greg enjoys getting his eleven-year-old son Robert out fishing in salt water from his kayak, and together they volunteer with the Tampa Bay Chapter of Heroes on the Water and Operation Helping Hand at the James A Haley VA Hospital.

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