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Columbus Super Regional

July 25th 2015 The skies were ominous and unforgiving over Ohio in the days leading up to the Columbus Super-Regional River Bassin event hosted by Columbus Kayak. River levels surpassed their record levels in many parts of the state as it had rained for 30 of the previous 50 days leading up the tournament. However, […]


Aurora Event Recap

It was a rainy couple of weeks leading up to the Aurora, Illinois Regional River Bassin Tournament Trail event held at Rocktown Adventures on July 11th. The Chicago-area rivers were inundated with water, as three inches fell mercilessly two days prior to the event. Fortunately, the weather broke on Friday and held off for two […]


Aurora River Bassin’

Aurora River Bassin’ by Eric Schaaf I fished the July 11 River Bassin’ tournament in Aurora, Illinois with my son Grant. We live about seven miles from Rocktown Adventures (the tournament headquarters) and the Fox River is our home water. Grant is 15 and in his third year of baitcasting for bass. He has plenty of […]


July 11 – Austin, TX Regional Event

Austin, TX – In a place where some strive to “keep it weird,” others strive to keep the fishing as normally good as it currently is today. The Austin kayak angler scene is full of catch & release anglers who engage in being good stewards of the resource and yet enjoy it via numerous tournaments […]


June 13 – Bryson City, NC, Local Event

The beauty of the River Bassin Tournament Trail, and rivers in general, is that they are so diverse. Bass live in swampy lowland rivers and they thrive in the mountainous rivers that were on display this past weekend in Bryson City, NC, at the Nantahala Outdoor Center. You have to know how to adapt and catch […]