Messalonskee Week Has Arrived!

Messalonskee week is here!

The first Elite Kayak Fishing event of 2022 is coming up this Saturday on beautiful Messalonskee Lake. We’ve been here before, both with EKF last year and KBF in years past, and this lake is always on fire. Expect big numbers for this one!

If you want to throw down with best anglers in the Northeast, register .

All the cabins are booked at Snow Pond, our host……


Elite Kayak Fishing Gets Harpooned!

At Elite Kayak Fishing, we pride ourselves on doing things a bit different. Focusing on the community aspect of our sport and striving to ensure that every person that fishes our events has fun and gets a chance to meet anglers from around the region.

For 2022, we are pleased to announce a brand-new title sponsor, one we think lines up with these ideals perfectly, and one who will help us make this season……


Upcoming Changes for the 2022 Season

We are live on Fishing Chaos! You can register here for any of our regular-season events.

There are some changes this year, which we will go over in greater detail on an upcoming live episode of The Breakdown, but here’s a quick rundown:

ENTRY FEE

We increased our main entry fee from $125 to $130. From that, $10 will be used cover costs that we mostly paid out-of-pocket in 2021 (we……


Discussing the 2022 Schedule on the Breakdown Podcast

Ken Wood, Adam Rourke, and Jason Gardner joined John Ferriera on the latest episode of The Breakdown to discuss changes to the 2022 Elite Kayak Fishing tournament schedule, COVID-19 pandemic restrictions affecting at least one event, the Hobie B.O.S. conflict, and more.

Check it out below!

If don’t want to watch or listen to the podcast, here is the full schedule:

May 21 –……


He Does It Again!

This past Saturday, thirty-two anglers hit Lake George for one last shot at glory!

This was not an official Elite Kayak Fishing event, just a fun, informal, post-season tournament hosted by us and Brian Baulsir and his Adirondack Kayak Bass Fishing club.

Leading up to the event, some anglers suggested the bite would be “on fire,” something that is often true with fall fishing. Others said it would……


The Crowning of Champions

Elite Kayak Fishing’s inaugural season began on Cayuga Lake back on May 8, where seventy-four of the region’s best anglers laid the proverbial smackdown on hungry pre-spawn bass and the top ten collectively put up nearly a thousand inches!

From New York to Maine, to Pennsylvania and New Hampshire, it all culminated on September 18 at the first-ever Elite Kayak Fishing championship event—presented by Three Belles Outfitters and …


Down to the Wire on Winnipesaukee

The fourth and final regular-season Elite Kayak Fishing event of the season—presented by Three Belles Outfitters and Bixpy—took place on Saturday, August 14, in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire on famed Lake Winnipesaukee.

Sixty-one anglers battled wind, sporadic rain, and thousands of recreational watercraft crisscrossing the lake, hoping for the win and to punch their ticket to next month’s championship event on Lake Champlain.

The fishing on……


Championship Changes

After careful consideration, we have made some changes to our upcoming championship event on Lake Champlain.

QUALIFICATIONS

Originally, to qualify for our championship, anglers needed finish in the top ten or acquire 800 total Angler of the Year points in our first four regular-season events.

After speaking with a number of anglers, gathering insight from our sponsors, and going over the numbers again, we realized we needed to bring the goal posts a little closer…….


History Helps Secure a Big Wallenpaupack Win

Presented by Three Belles Outfitters and Bixpy, the third Elite Kayak Fishing event of the season took place on Saturday, July 14, on the beautiful waters of Pennsylvania’s Lake Wallenpaupack.

Forty-five anglers from all over the Northeast battled heavy recreational boat traffic and tight-lipped bass in hopes of taking home the coveted Elite Kayak Fishing trophy and earning a spot in the championship event on Lake Champlain……


Barn Burner in Belgrade

The Belgrade lakes region of Maine, known for its plentiful bass population, saw an influx of kayak anglers this past weekend, as 65 anglers and many of their family descended upon Lake Messalonskee and Long Pond for the second Elite Kayak Fishing event of the season. Brought to you by Three Belles Outfitters and Bixpy, both anglers and fish were fired up for this event!

Most anglers……