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Reelin' in KATS 2014
By on October 07, 2014  |  Comments 0

Reelin’ in KATS 2014

ACK’s third year of hosting KATS (Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series) included 10 qualifying events across the state of Texas, followed by a 2-Day Classic Championship in the Austin, TX area. The first 10 tournaments were qualifying events in which contestants could compete in one of two divisions: Pro and Social, with the latter being a […]

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KATS Classic
By on June 02, 2014  |  Comments 2

Daniel Peters takes Kayak Angler of the Year at Choke Canyon!

Choke Canyon’s alligators’ topped the list of questions, concerns, jokes, and general dialogue surrounding the 2014 KATS final season qualifier.  “Did you see any gators”? This question rang throughout the day under the much appreciated shady roof of the pavilion in Choke Canyon State Park after a brutally hot, moist, and unproductive fishing day for most […]

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KATS Lake Ray Roberts Winners
By on May 12, 2014  |  Comments 0

KATS goes North!

Anglers trying to secure a ticket to the Classic Championship took the trip up to North of Denton, Texas to compete in the season’s last roadrunner style tournament. A new stop for KATS and most of the competitors, Lake Ray Roberts was tough fishing and windy, but beautiful. 41 competitors joined the fun on Saturday […]

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Wind, Fish & Glory at Lake Fayette
By on April 29, 2014  |  Comments 0

Wind, Fish & Glory at Lake Fayette

  This late in the season it’s unusual to see 60 anglers compete, especially on a windy, choppy lake, like Lake Fayette. 41 Pro’s and 19 Socials raced off from the banks early on Saturday morning with the reservoirs’ power plant smokestacks lighting the way across the lake. Thanks to our generous sponsors this was yet […]

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KATS 2014 Sport Fishing Tee's!
By on April 28, 2014  |  Comments 0

KATS 2014 Sport Fishing Tee’s!

We went with something a little different this year! Goodbye T-shirts and hello Sport tee’s. Designed to keep you cool and dry, and of course fashionable, these long sleeve shirts will make sure you show your KATS pride everywhere you go. Limited quantity is available and you can purchase them through online registration for the […]

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Big Water, Big Fun at Sam Rayburn

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 […]

Operation Angler Strength a Success!

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 […]

Find Your Next Fishing Kayak at ACK Demo Days

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, […]

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 […]

Lebeuf Leaps Like a Frog at Lake Bastrop

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 […]