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May, 2016

Tips on Winning Tournaments

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  First and foremost, let me say that the tips I’ll be sharing with you here are NOT a guarantee to win in kayak tournaments. These are observations I’ve made in my own tournament experience. I have failed countless times- more than I’d like to admit. Everyone is a winner if you learn from your mistakes and simply enjoy the experience with your fellow anglers. If you’re not having fun, maybe fishing is not for you. Let’s start by saying this. If you want to contend with tournament fisherman you’ll […]



Jun, 2014

Heroes on the Water, Mission Bay

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More than 110 kayakers came out to support the Heroes on the Water tournament in Mission Bay on May 3 2014.  Two of the those kayakers were part of Team Dana Point Jet Ski, Ken Rosenburg and myself, Gilbert Hernandez.  I did not have much of a game plan going into the tournament and I had little time to fish the area due to our busy tournament schedule.  Going into this tournament I felt a little pressure having won the last event at Mission Bay.  I wanted to bring the […]