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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 […]

River Bassin Kayak Winner

May 16th – Bristol, IN Local Event

On the banks of the St. Joseph River, River Bassin held a stop in Bristol Indiana hosted by Fluid Fun Canoe and Kayak Sales. Full Results: Fluid Fun Canoe and Kayak sales has a philosophy of, “match the right person to the right boat, every time”.   With over 150 years of combined paddlesport experience […]


May 16th – San Marcos, TX Local Event

River Bassin’s first event in the great State of Texas right on the San Marcos River, in San Marcos, Texas with 26 anglers coming out.  With over 560 inches of bass measured and released this event did not disappoint. Full Results: Located at 402 Pecan Park Drive, in San Marcos, T G Canoes & Kayaks […]


May 16th – Parkersburg, WV Local Event

Friday morning my wife, son, and I set out for Parkersburg, WV  The local shop, Lapping the Couch Adventures, was slated to host our May 16th River Bassin Tournament Trail event. This was a different kind of trip for me; my trailer full of Jackson Kayaks remained in my driveway for the duration of the […]