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Big Water, Big Fun at Sam Rayburn
By on April 15, 2014  |  Comments 0

Big Water, Big Fun at Sam Rayburn

The majority of the competitor lineup on Saturdays 7th KATS tournament of the season was not local. In fact, most if not all of the winners on Saturday come from the Austin area which made it that much more impressive that they pulled limits, and big fish out of the unfamiliar lake. Sam Rayburn, the […]

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Operation Angler Strength a Success!
By on April 08, 2014  |  Comments 0

Operation Angler Strength a Success!

Mike Ryan wanted to help fellow wounded veterans have the ability to get out on the water and fish, whether in a kayak or not. His organization helps ensure that veterans that cannot afford or do not have the access to quality fishing gear and tackle are shown a little love in return for their […]

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Find Your Next Fishing Kayak at ACK Demo Days
By on March 13, 2014  |  Comments 0

Find Your Next Fishing Kayak at ACK Demo Days

If you’re on the search for an upgraded fishing kayak, then you’ll probably want to swing by one the four upcoming ACK Demo Days events across Central Texas. These bi-annual events bring together paddlers of all skill levels to try out over 80 kayaks from top brands like Ocean Kayak, Old Town, Native Watercraft, Feelfree, […]

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Lebeuf Leaps Like a Frog at Lake Bastrop
By on March 03, 2014  |  Comments 1

Lebeuf Leaps Like a Frog at Lake Bastrop

Lake Bastrop holds a special place in KATS’ heart as it is one of the most common and most popular destinations for the KATS trail. The lake has been fished in all types of weather, during all seasons, and it always makes for a great turnout. 74 men, women, boys, and girls came to hook […]

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Come and Take It!
By on February 24, 2014  |  Comments 0

Come and Take It!

Gonzales, Texas is well known for its place in Texas’ history. On Oct. 2nd 1835, the first shot was fired, kicking off the Texas Revolution and local soldiers wielded a flag that read “Come and Take It”. KATS anglers did their best to do just that, and a few did so in a big way. […]

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Operation Angler Strength Charity Event - Details & Registration

Operation Angler Strength Charity Event – Details & Registration

Come join us in fishing Operation Angler Strength in it’s second annual charity fundraiser event. This year’s proceeds will be donated in part to the local San Antonio Heroes on the Water chapter and to Operation Angler Strength. Both outfits help wounded veterans get out on the water and kayak fish. The event will take […]

Register for Lake Bastrop!

Register for Lake Bastrop!

That’s right, it’s already time to register for the 5th stop of the 2014 Kayak Angler Tournament Series. Next up, we’re heading to Lake Bastrop, our largest stop of 2013. Will it be the same for 2014? The event will take place on March 1st with launch from the North Shore Park. The last day […]

Register for Lake Wood!

Register for Lake Wood!

Stop #4 of the 2014 KATS season takes us east of San Antonio, TX to Lake Wood at Gonzales, the first time ever KATS will be visiting the lake. The event will take place on Feb. 22nd with launch from the Lake Wood Recreation Area. After another record breaking 3rd stop at Lady Bird Lake / […]

Lake Austin Presents a Big Fish for KATS!

Lake Austin Presents a Big Fish for KATS!

Not only was Saturday’s tournament the biggest KATS event ever held (94 competitors), it also produced some healthy limits for many and one Lake Austin big bass for Larry Martin (a KATS newcomer). His 26 inch bass has, for now, secured the Fishscale’s Biggest Bass Replica of the Season for 2014, and it will be […]

Kayak Fishing Tournament Gear Guide

Kayak Fishing Tournament Gear Guide

Written by KATS angler Ryan Herzog. Ryan is a competitive kayak angler who’s participated in a number of Kayak Fishing Tournaments including several consecutive seasons of KATS. See what he recommends bringing out on the water for your next kayak fishing tournament. Kayak tournaments are sweeping the nation.  With their growing in popularity, many folks find […]