2012 was the first year that I fished CCA Louisiana’s Statewide Tournament and Anglers Rodeo, a saltwater tournament that boasts over 10,000 participants and sponsor prizes totaling more than $500,000. Each year the tournament begins on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and last until Labor Day – over 100 days of competition!
Four years ago CCA Louisiana decided to
This past Saturday I participated in BCKFC‘s Fall N Tide VII kayak fishing tournament. Fall N Tide is held in Plaquemines Parish and has lately been headquartered out of Delta Marina. FNT has seen a steady increase in participation since it’s inception and this year had over 150 participants. I wasn’t originally planning on fishing the
On Saturday Sept 15, the hckaclub.com held their 3rd kayak fishing tournament of season. The event was held out of Economy Tackle/Dolphin Dive in Sarasota Florida. Over 30 anglers showed up to fish the event.
The fishing was excellent. I caught 4 Slams before 9 am. My good friends that were fishing along side of
On Saturday August 25th I fished the 8th Annual Help Hook the Cure Derby presented by the Winthrop Elks. Last year I fished this derby with my older son Ryley and he caught his first ever striper and won the Youth Division. So this year I decided to take both of my boys out to
A fellow kayak angler from Georgia and I headed down to Titusville, Fl. for the Regional IFA (Inshore Fishing Association) Kayak Tour Event. We arrived in Titusville around 7pm on Thursday and checked into the room, we made some phone calls, checked out some maps, and got our tackle and game plan ready for the
Tournaments in kayak fishing are looked forward to by the anglers as time to get away from everyday life and have a great experience doing something they love. Its not all competitive being the format we use by raffling off prizes instead of having 6 winners. Everyone receives a prize just for registering. The
The 2nd annual Eastslope Kayak Fishing Classic is now officially in the books and as tournament director I am proud to call it a success due in no small part to Jackson Kayak. This year’s event saw growth of more than double the number of registered participants from last year. The last minute change of
Earlier in the year Drew Gregory and I had a conversation about Google alerts and how he uses them to inform him of specific things that he’s interested in. Last month I remembered that conversation and decided to set up a few alerts of my own. I’ve been trying to figure out how to stay
America is awesome and we’re reminded of that fact every July 4th. What better way to celebrate our freedom than to go fishing. So Blake and I decided to head down to the marsh and scout out a new area we’ve never fished. It turned out to be one of those rare holidays when the
On May 11, I loaded up the Jackson Cuda and headed north to Jacksonville, Florida to fish the 9th annual Jacksonville Kayak Fishing Classic. This was my third time attending this event. This event brings in close to 400 kayak anglers each year. The captain’s meeting was put together very well. There was what seemed