Category: Organization News

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……


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 –……


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…….


Dakota Lithium Powers Elite Kayak Fishing

Elite Kayak Fishing is amped to announce that our 2021 season will be powered by Dakota Lithium!

One of the most supportive companies to not only the kayak fishing industry but also the anglers, Dakota Lithium should be no stranger to you. Whether you need a long-lasting battery to power your GoPro all day, run your electronics or your motor, Dakota Lithium has you covered, from 7ah all the way……


Savur Outdoors Partners with Elite Kayak Fishing

Elite Kayak Fishing is pleased to announce Savur Outdoors as a series partner for the 2021 fishing season!

Savur Outdoors offers retrieval devices designed to recover lost fishing rods, action cameras, and fishing bows. We’ve all had days on the water where the conditions were challenging, only to get back to shore and discover an expensive piece of gear is missing. Using the same science behind inflatable lifejackets, Savur’s products……


Jackson Kayak’s Orion Coolers Sponsors Elite Kayak Fishing

Elite Kayak Fishing is proud to announce Jackson Kayak’s Orion Coolers as a series partner for the 2021 fishing season!

Jackson Kayak is widely regarded as an industry leader in quality and innovation, and like their world-class kayaks, Orion Coolers delivers unparalleled performance and durability in the outdoors industry using the same quality materials to create high-performance, roto-molded coolers.

These coolers offer two inches of insulation throughout, ensuring your food……


Elite Kayak Fishing Announces Title Sponsor

Elite Kayak Fishing is very excited to announce that Three Belles Outfitters will be the title sponsor for our inaugural season!

Three Belles Outfitters, located on the Niantic River in Niantic, Connecticut, has long been recognized as the premier outfitter in the Northeast. Carrying such brands as Jackson Kayak, Hobie, Feelfree, Bonafide, and Native Watercraft, it’s easy to see why it is the one-stop shop for your outfitting needs. In addition……


EKF on the Jigs & Bigs Podcast

This past weekend we had chance to sit down and discuss all things Elite Kayak Fishing with the guys from Jigs & Bigs. We’ll be working with them on our events this season. More on that in the future, but for now give the latest episode a listen.



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EKF Payout Structure

The subject of payouts can be a touchy one. Everyone wants transparency, but sometimes there is far more involved than most outsiders realize, and transparency can become a liability. On the other hand, less transparency, for reasons justified or not, can lead to rumors, and…well, rumors are always true, right?

Luckily for us, our payout structure is about as straightforward as they come.

ENTRY FEES

Regular Event: $125
Championship Event:……


Kayak Anglers Announce New Northeast Tournament Series

KAYAK ANGLERS ANNOUNCE NEW NORTHEAST TOURNAMENT SERIES

What started as a simple idea for a one-off tournament has evolved into Elite Kayak Fishing, a full-blown tournament series for kayak anglers in the Northeast, with five events scheduled for their inaugural season, including a championship on the mighty Lake Champlain.

Founded by Jason Gardner, Ken Wood, and Adam Rourke, with the assistance of Matt Charette, Elite Kayak Fishing is a kayak fishing organization aimed at creating more……