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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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By on March 14, 2016  |  Comments 0

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, […]

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Wind and Whopping Limits on Fayette
By on February 23, 2016  |  Comments 0

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 […]

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Large Limits in Houston County
By on February 08, 2016  |  Comments 0

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 […]

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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 […]

KATS 2016 Kick’s Off January 16th on Lake Bastrop

The 2016 series opens on January 16th on one of the favorite fisheries for KATS members and local central Texas anglers. Lake Bastrop offers scenery backed with a healthy fish population, two launch points, and varied structure. In its ten year anniversary, KATS will host 7 qualifying events, a 3 event Classic Elite Series, and […]

2015 KATS Classic Championship takes on Lake Naconiche

2015 KATS Classic Championship takes on Lake Naconiche

The road to get to the Classic Championship is tough and long. With a total of seven regular season events plus the wild card, kayak anglers from around the state traveled near and far in hopes of doing well enough to qualify. The entire regular season builds to this one event and after each event the tension grows. Anglers […]

KATS Classic Will Crown a Champion

KATS Classic Will Crown a Champion

Guest article written by Cody Prather. “[Quailfying for the KATS Classic] is a great accomplishment. When you take all the great anglers that competed over the course of a season and you finish in one of the top spots, it’s really something to be proud of. Competition in KATS is tough and can really test […]