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KATS on the Gulf Coast Kick Off - Event Recap
By on June 10, 2016  |  Comments 0

KATS on the Gulf Coast Kick Off – Event Recap

What a week! Texas continues to receive heavy rainfall and flooding, but it did not hinder our devoted KATS anglers from going south and getting salty! For our first KATS Gulf Coast event of the year, we set our sights on Corpus Christi. The Captain’s Meeting was held at the wonderful Sparky’s Deep Pit BBQ, […]

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Great Fishing, Bad Weather on Decker
By on May 17, 2016  |  Comments 0

Great Fishing, Bad Weather on Decker

What a rainy year has it been! The forecast for the tournament was possible thunderstorms in the afternoon. This time, the weatherman was right. After a nice, cool but humid morning, cumulus clouds began to roll in… and so did the anglers. After reported lightning strikes, many anglers headed back, hopefully beating the storm. As […]

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Anglers Take On Travis
By on May 09, 2016  |  Comments 0

Anglers Take On Travis

“Is the tournament going to be cancelled?” was the common question among the anxious anglers. The weatherman predicted that the forecast for that weekend was bringing thunderstorms and rain. However, as tournament day approached, the weather slowly started clearing up resulting in a surge of last minute registrants making Travis one of our largest events this year! […]

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The Battle at Athens
By on April 20, 2016  |  Comments 0

The Battle at Athens

It was a battle between the raging power boats and adamant kayakers… well kinda. Coincidentally, two great tournaments were held on Lake Athens this past Saturday: Media Bass and FishKATS. This resulted in 140 watercrafts on the water! Since there was only one ramp on the lake, it made the situation pretty tricky. Imagine 55 […]

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Clash at Coleto Creek
By on March 15, 2016  |  Comments 0

Clash at Coleto Creek

Many anglers were quite excited to head to Coleto Creek, partially because we have never been before and partially because of the gators! In fact the KATS tourney on Coleto Creek was the first kayak tournament that this reservoir has allegedly seen. I cannot believe that with this lake being almost three hours from Austin, […]

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Texas Kayak Tournament Donation Benefits Heroes on the Water & Explore Austin

Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series (KATS) donates funds raised by anglers to help support the Fort Hood, Texas chapter of Heroes on the Water and Explore Austin. Austin, Texas (March 14, 2016) – The Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series (KATS) organization is pleased to announce a donation total of $4,720, which was raised through charity raffle sales, […]

Wind and Whopping Limits on Fayette

Wind and Whopping Limits on Fayette

Everyone truly always loves going to fish Fayette because plenty of fish are always caught and for whatever reason many people report that the fish always fight a little harder on that lake! It also is a very pretty lake with no build up and is very natural, plus the fog rolling off the lake […]

Large Limits in Houston County

Large Limits in Houston County

  Houston… We have a problem. It’s Matt Moccia. With a total of 99.50”, Mr. Moccia out fished 80 other anglers in the Pro Division and dominated the event with a whopping 7.75” lead! Houston County Lake is located northwest of Crockett, Texas. It’s a hidden gem that has produced multiple double digit bass. Its […]

Kayak Anglers Tournament Series (KATS) Expands to Midwest Region

Kayak Anglers Tournament Series (KATS) Expands to Midwest Region

TEXAS – Kayak Anglers Tournament Series  (KATS) Expands to Midwest Region Texas based KATS announces expansion to Midwest region in response to ACK.com and Summit Sports merger. In its 10th year anniversary series, Texas’ largest freshwater kayak fishing tournament made an important step towards becoming a National organization by expanding to the Midwest states, based […]

KATS 2016 Chills on Bastrop

KATS 2016 Chills on Bastrop

Kicking off the New Year big, the FishKATS X event on Lake Bastrop set the all time record with 147 participants! As check-in progressed, more and more anglers crowded the area, filling the bone-chilling, cold air with anxiousness and excitement. The lake soon became filled with kayaks, many equipped with LED light strips. At a […]