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KATS 2016: $9,600 Raised For Regional Non-profits
By on February 22, 2017  |  Comments 0

KATS 2016: $9,600 Raised For Regional Non-profits

Austin, Texas (February 20, 2017) – The Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series (KATS) organization is pleased to announce a donation total of $9,600 as a result of the 2016 series. The funds were raised through charity raffle sales to help support five Texas based non-profits, including the Kids Outdoor Zone, Austin Chapter of Heroes on the […]

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Recap: First Annual KATS Midwest Tournament
By on December 02, 2016  |  Comments 0

Recap: First Annual KATS Midwest Tournament

While the Kayak Angler Tournament Series (KATS) has been running for ten years in Texas, this was the first season in the Great Lakes region. With an abundance of water and an amazing fishing community, we knew there would be no shortage of competitors. For the inaugural year, we were fortunate enough to host over […]

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KATS 2016 Season Comes to an End
By on November 01, 2016  |  Comments 0

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 […]

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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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Kayak Anglers Tournament Series (KATS) Expands to Midwest Region
By on February 05, 2016  |  Comments 4

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 […]

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Weather Concerns on Lake Fayette Lead to Huge Limits

Weather Concerns on Lake Fayette Lead to Huge Limits

With a weather forecast that initially predicted lightning for this weekend’s KATS tournament at Lake Fayette, many anglers felt uncertain about how the day would go. As the start drew closer, the forecast began to clear up a bit leaving only moderate rain throughout the day. Many of the 158 anglers who came out for […]

KATS Texas Opens the Season on Lake Somerville

KATS Texas Opens the Season on Lake Somerville

Our first stop for the 2017 KATS season brought anglers to Lake Somerville near College Station, TX. A new KATS record 166 participants came down to the water for the tournaments first time at this lake. The crowd at the captain’s meeting revealed many familiar faces, as well a surprising number of people fishing their […]

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 […]

KATS on the Gulf Coast Kick Off - Event Recap

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, […]

Great Fishing, Bad Weather On Decker

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 […]