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2013 KATS – Official Kick Off!

2013 KATS – Official Kick Off!

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s time for KATS! The 2013 series is coming up fast in the central Texas area. Dates and locations have been announced and the first tourney will kick off on Decker Lake (Walter E. Long Lake) here in Austin on January 26th.  KATS (Kayak Angler Tournament Series) is a local kayak anglers tournament series comprised […]

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Wheelchair Accessible Fishing Pier Coming to Downtown Austin

Wheelchair Accessible Fishing Pier Coming to Downtown Austin

| February 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Speaking of great causes (read previous post), I had the pleasure of attending the first CORE Health Foundation’s ADA Wheelchair Accessible Fishing Pier Committee Meeting last week. The CORE Health Foundation is in the process of raising approximately $400,000 in donations to build a wheelchair accessible fishing pier on Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake) […]

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Good Luck to All 2012 KATS Lake Fayette Event Competitors

Good Luck to All 2012 KATS Lake Fayette Event Competitors

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hey! How about a quick shout out to all those competing in the 2012 Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series Lake Fayette event this Saturday. This is the 2nd event of the series and we are well on track for hitting another record of attendance with well over 50 participants. The forecast calls for a nippy 45 […]

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2011 ACK Kayak Fishing Challenge – Are you ready?

2011 ACK Kayak Fishing Challenge – Are you ready?

| September 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

The annual fishing event in central Texas for all kayak anglers. Join us for the 4th annual 2011 Kayak Fishing Challenge, an annual catch-and-release kayak-fishing event held on Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas benefiting the Kids Outdoor Zone. The event will be held on Sunday, October 16th on Lady Bird Lake featuring three divisions: […]

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A “Spiderman” Kid Fishing Pole is All He Needed

A “Spiderman” Kid Fishing Pole is All He Needed

| September 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

This idea for this tournament came about a few years back as a joke amongst several Austin Kayak Fishing members. The idea was that everyone’s skills would be tested to their limits by only allowing anglers to use Barbie, Scooby Doo, Stars Wars and other “kid” fishing poles. While still competitive, it was all in […]

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An Interview with Dennis Hermes of AustinKayakFishing.com

An Interview with Dennis Hermes of AustinKayakFishing.com

| June 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Each February, while most folks are still in a deep sleep comfortably under cozy warm covers, there is a unique group of anglers preparing to launch an armada of plastic boats into misty cold waters in anticipation and hope of catching the big ones. I imagine a small handful of these guys are wondering, “what […]

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone — Again

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone — Again

| February 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

A few months back I made a challenge to our blog readers to get out of their comfort zone and try participating in an event that they might not do very well in but that they would enjoy. For example, triathlons, mountain biking, adventure races, canoe and kayak races or even a fishing tournament. This […]

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Supporting a Good Cause Through Kayak Fishing

Supporting a Good Cause Through Kayak Fishing

| January 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

ACK was invited to sponsor the Irish Water Dogs Invitational in Jacksonville, FL back in October, a catch, photo and release, kayak-fishing tournament and we gladly accepted. Aside from supporting the sport of kayak fishing, what drew us to this particular tournament was that all proceeds were going to the Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Bill Sikora, […]

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2010 ACK Fishing Challenge Results

2010 ACK Fishing Challenge Results

| October 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

The 2010 ACK Fishing Challenge has come to a close and the results are in! It was a great success with over 40 anglers of all ages participating. We would like to thank all of our sponsors and of course the participants for being a part of this annual event — we couldn’t have done it without you.

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