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Torqeedo Dwayne Taff Kayak Bass Fishing National Champion 2018

Taff Wins $100K in Kayak Bass Fishing Championship

Paris, TN – March 25, 2018 – Dwayne Taff won the Kayak Bass Fishing National Championship held on Kentucky Lake, taking home $100,000. Torqeedo renewed its longtime commitment to the sport and returned to the 2018 tournament as Title sponsor. Dwayne’s 10 fish total measured 173.50 inches, besting his closest competitor by less than two inches. Last year’s champion, Kurt Smits, won with 188.5” inches. “The Third Annual Kayak Bass Fishing National […]

Wilderness Systems Announces Major Kayak Tournament Sponsorships

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 19, 2017) – Wilderness Systems will sponsor the world’s largest freshwater and saltwater tournaments in 2017, including KBF National Championship and Ride the Bull. “Wilderness Systems is dedicated to promoting, strengthening and growing the kayak fishing community,” said Evan Lyendecker, marketing director for Wilderness Systems. “We’re proud to support some of the sport’s best anglers.” In 2017, Wilderness Systems is sponsoring and attending 10 top-tier tournaments spanning […]

Fishing Reel Rankings for 2016

Spending time at outdoor shows, tackle shops, and making a few too many purchases has allowed me to play with a lot of different reels this year. Some are pretty new and some have been around for more than a year. I wanted to make two lists. The first will have all the fishing reel rankings in order. The second will be more of an EVERYMAN approach and rank the […]

2016 KBF OPEN Toledo Bend Final Results

The two day KBF Open on Toledo Bend is in the books and a winner has been crowned. Matthew Scotch of Texas, who finished second last year, was the 2016 Champion. Scotch finished with 103.25 inches. The winning pattern was fishing grass in up to 12 feet of water, throwing a five inch worm with a slow retrieve. With his win Scotch (and nine others) qualified for the KBF National […]

Toledo Bend Day 1 Update

At 6 AM this morning the KBF OPEN on Toledo Bend kicked off. The two day event has competitors from 16 different states competing for Angler of the Year points through Kayak Bass Fishing as well as cash and prizes. Additional KBF Members and Bonus Bucks members can cash in on additional incentives. Day 1 saw Jason Broach of Florida jumping out to the lead with a three fish limit […]

Free Isn’t Free

The word “free” has such a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Our brain hears the word free and translates it to “I get something that costs me nothing!” The only problem is, it really isn’t free. Nothing is. I can hear some of you mumbling already but hang with me here. I’ll make this free article as painless as possible. That free bag of baits you got at the […]

Picking a PFD

You have the kayak but now you need a life jacket (Personal Flotation Device,PFD). What should you look at? What should you buy? Here are some things to know when picking a pfd. In PFDs there are three basic styles. #1- Inflatables– These are lightweight and do not float you until you hit the water, at which point it inflates and floats you to the top. These are easy to […]