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 …

MSKA Flood Relief Tournament

Anglers from all over the country are participating in a kayak bass fishing charity tournament to aid the Mountain State Kayak Anglers.  Parts of West Virginia were devastated due to the flooding last month and the kayak fishing community gathers to help those guys and gals out.  100% of the proceeds go towards relief efforts and …

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 …