MSKA Flood Relief Tournament Recap

This was a unique tournament with a very sad backstory.  I was supposed to fish the KBS Open on Stonewall Jackson Lake but the tournament, along with others, were cancelled due to the flooding in many parts of West Virginia.  As the kayak angling community usually does, a number of individuals and organizations stepped up …

Don’t Become a Sinker

About this time last year I decided to go find some smallmouth bass off of Port Austin, MI in Lake Huron. Water surface temps were around 72 degrees and while the forecast didn't mention rain, I was getting drenched by rain showers every hour or so. Just enough time between them to dry off before …

KATS Midwest – Lansing Recap

...I had a terrible first day on Lake Ovid. Sadly, the tournament is only one day. Summer weather patterns have finally made their way to Michigan and that means high humidity, warmer air temps which means warmer water temps. It also means some frustrating days on the water and today was no exception. Yesterday we …

ABT – Always Be Thinking

If I had to count the number of decisions an angler makes on any given day, it would boggle one's mind. But we make some of those impulsively while others are calculated quite carefully.  Think about it;  what body of water, where to launch, how do you want to fish an area, what baits to …