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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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Recap: First Annual KATS Midwest Tournament

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 […]

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. […]