Andrew Benak, from 419 Fishing and friend of the Yak Gear Brand Ambassadors, is on his first series of kayak tournaments! In chasing his dreams, Andrew is releasing a series of episodes documenting the journey. These videos, under the name Reel to Reel Productions.
In his first tournament stop at IFA Punta Gorda, Andrew managed to get a 29.5 inch redfish in the first couple hours. He immediately turned to finding some trout. That is where the issues began…
The problems wasn’t finding trout, it was finding the big boys. He caught about 30 trout in the 16-18 inch range with 18 being the biggest.
Overall, he ended in 11th place in the IFA Punta Gorda standings.
We want to know what you think about Andrew’s showing at the IFA Kayak Tour! What did you like about the video? What are some tournaments you like to participate in? Tell us what you think! Comment below, reach out to us at [email protected], or find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the #YakGear hashtag!