The Colorado Kayak Fishing Club kicked off its tournament season on April 13 at Boyd Lake in Loveland, CO. Leading up to the tournament was a stretch of particularly bad weather as the “bomb cyclone” had hit the area just a few days before. Air temperatures went from 79 degrees one day to 39 the
In this video I go over how to clean your fishing rods in detail. I show you how to clean your reel seats, rod blanks, line guides, foam handles, cork handles, and how to apply sealant to your cork handles.
On the way to the lake, I noticed some other bodies of water are starting to form skim ice along the shallow edges indicating that ice up isn’t too far away. These are some of my final opportunities for taking out the kayak this year, and I want to make the most out of every opportunity
Each winter when the lakes ice over, I like to get all my equipment cleaned up and ready to go for next year. Here’s my method of cleaning my fishing rods to make them look and feel like new again. To get started there’s a few things you are going to need: Pledge lemon wipes,
The summer to fall transition is taking place in Colorado and the bite is hot! In this video I do a little bit of pond hopping in my Jackson Coosa FD. Immediately in the morning the top water bite was on! Once the early morning top water bite stopped I picked off a few more
An early summer morning out on the Jackson Coosa FD. This time of year I am always trying to fish during low light periods to take advantage of prime feeding times while avoiding the heat of summer. In this video you’ll see a few different techniques to target Largemouth bass during the dog days of
With the days consistently over 90 degrees, the dog days of summer have arrived here in Colorado. Most fishing reports you hear are not all that good as many people tend to fish for trout despite water temperatures hovering around 75 degrees. Anglers targeting warm water species such as bass and walleye tend to fair
The Colorado Kayak Fishing Club (CKFC) started the club tournament season with a Bass only event at Boyd Lake in Loveland, CO. This was the same location as the first tournament which I won in 2017, but this year the conditions were much different.
In 2017, Boyd Lake was drawn way down removing obvious pieces of
After Chatfield, the next tournament was to take place on Pueblo Reservoir. I was not able to attend this tournament which meant that this was going to be my lowest scoring and therefore dropped event for the year. This tournament was won by great stick, Michael Tamayo, who was having impressive showings at the tournaments