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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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KATS 2016 Season Comes to an End

KATS 2016 Season Comes to an End

What an amazing year for KATS! Despite being one of the wettest years in Texas, the weather did not hinder the fishermen and women from competing in the tournaments. Over this past season, we have seen a large increase in the number anglers, setting several records for the amount of participants per tournament. For our […]

Classic Elite Series - Lake Fayette

Classic Elite Series – Lake Fayette

Fish KATS CLASSIC ELITE #1 – September 17, 2016 And the showdown begins! 35 of the top KATS anglers face off at Fayette County Reservoir for the first event of the Classic Elite Championship Series. Arriving at Oak Thicket Park, we were greeted by the lively boat ramp as the full moon loomed over us. […]

KATS 2016 Saltwater Series - Galveston Recap

KATS 2016 Saltwater Series – Galveston Recap

Finishing off the Saltwater KATS series, anglers find themselves at Louis’ Bait Camp & Restaurant in Galveston Texas for the Captain’s Meeting.

KATS 2016 Saltwater Series - Aransas Pass Recap

KATS 2016 Saltwater Series – Aransas Pass Recap

We finally had a rain free KATS weekend here in Texas, just in time for the second event of our Saltwater Series, in Aransas Pass. The captain’s meeting was held at Redfish Willies, which provided our anglers with great food and service before hitting the water bright and early the next morning. We rounded out […]

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, […]