• Misconceptions: Cold Water and Hypothermia

    WHY ARE WE LOSING SO MANY KAYAK FISHERMAN? By Holton Walker – Apto Outdoors Kayak safety is no longer a topic I can address once a year. Every week I read numerous articles about kayak fisherman dying while pursuing this sport we all love. before I dig too deep into this topic let me tell you who I am and ...
  • 2016 NC, TN, and VA AOY RESULTS

    This has been a wonderful season. There were a lot of huge bags submitted and even some truly monstrous fish. Last week the last tournament of the year came to an end. You all fished hard this year, and for that I thank you. With that said, there are only be one Angler Of The Year(for each state). It takes ...
  • OCT/NOV VA, NC, and TN RESULTS

    The last tournament of the year ends with a bang. There were a lot of healthy fish caught, and a lot of anglers fighting for that top spot. There were also quite a few missed oppurtunities to win some cash. It pays to be in big bass. Everyone this month who caught the biggest bass of the tournament did not ...
  • Kayak Fishing Safety: Just the Basics

    Kayak Fishing Safety: Just the Basics Video By: Bobby Rae Allen Bobby Rae Allen talks about kayak fishing safety and the basic safety items that every kayaker should have. Find Bobby Rae Allen: Instagram Facebook YouTube
  • Are you fishing fall correctly?

    Are you fishing fall correctly? By Small Craft Fisherman Well guys it’s happened…probably THE WORST time of the year! I had to break out the pants for fishing this past week.  After flirting with some questionable weather with shorts and rain pants, I finally had to bite the bullet and I’m not happy about it…on another brighter note FALL FISHING ...
  • IR Angler Photo & Video Awards

    IR Angler Photo & Video Awards IR Angler is doing a giveaway every month for Instagram and Facebook users. All you need to do is post a photo or video, and use the hashtag specified for the monthly contest and follow the rules below. *In order to qualify, photos must be posted on Instagram or Facebook during the below stated ...