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2017 Junior Angler of the Year - Kayden Drake

2017 Junior Angler of the Year – Kayden Drake

This year we kicked off our Junior Angler of the Year program thanks to a wonderful anonymous KATS angler that donated a fully rigged fishing kayak! The award is given to the Junior Angler that catches the five biggest fish throughout the season. We chatted with our first ever winner Kayden Drake about all things fishing, […]

2017 Angler of the Year - Guillermo Gonzalez

2017 Angler of the Year – Guillermo Gonzalez

Combining his best five events, with a grand total of 483 points, Guillermo Gonzalez was crowned our 2017 Angler of the Year at the final KATS event in our regular season at Lake Travis. We caught up with him to chat about this season and what we can expect from him in the future in […]

KATS Gets Salty

KATS Gets Salty

Saturday was a productive fishing day for most, as 36 anglers battled it out in the waters around of the Upper Laguna Madre to find the best bag of 3 slot Redfish. As he is known to do, Fil Spencer squeezed into first with the best three slot reds to earn 83.25″ and first place […]

A Big Thanks To Our Long List Of KATS Sponsors!

A Big Thanks To Our Long List Of KATS Sponsors!

We are now in our 11th year of KATS, and the tournament series has come further than we ever could have expected, in large part thanks to our amazing sponsors! Most of our generous sponsors have been with us for many years and we have been more than happy to welcome them back with open […]

Hunter Heads to National Student Angler Federation Tournament

Hunter Heads to National Student Angler Federation Tournament

Hunter Amidon is one of our youngest KATS Anglers, but also one of our most enthusiastic! Not only did he finish in the top 5 at our last event on Lake Travis, he also qualified for the National Student Angler Federation tournament in Florence, Alabama. He and his partner, Justin from Bowie High School, are […]

Final Battle on Travis

Final Battle on Travis

We finally had a non-weather concerning day for the ever popular Lake Travis. The forecast looked clear and hot as the anglers gathered together at Opie’s BBQ for the roadrunner event. Not only was this the last event of the regular season, this was the last chance for the anglers to battle it out for […]

Storms on Lake Livingston

Storms on Lake Livingston

Early storms made for a wet start to KATS Lake Livingston. With 80 Anglers, (59 Pro and 21 Social) the turnout was goodconsidering the forecasted weather and the lake reputation as being a difficult waterway. After the storm passed anglers ground hard to catch fish, earning every bite. One angler caught a limit and with […]

Even More Wind on Decker

Even More Wind on Decker

Well it was a windy day out at Decker this past weekend but with 133 registered anglers total (80 in Pro and 53 in Social) we had another great turnout for our fourth tournament of 2017. Gusting winds dominated the conversation as anglers came to score, and a 5 fish total of 99.75″ allowed Matt […]

Windy Day on Coleto Creek

Windy Day on Coleto Creek

With a beautiful morning, many anglers were optimistic about the coming day. The early bite was hot which lead into a slower very windy day.  As many anglers came back in for weigh in it seem as though the day had been full of small fish with a few new fish mixed in.  In the […]

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 […]