Keith kavajecz

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Keith Kavajecz, of Kaukauna WI, is a professional walleye fisherman, specializing in tournament fishing and walleye fishing promotions. Keith is a “Legendary Angler” inductee into the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame and one of the co-hosts of the popular The Next Bite TV show (now in its 12th season on air), airing on NBC Sports Network, WFN and Destination America networks. 

Since 1986 Keith has the following tournament highlights:

  • 2015 NWT Championship Qualifier
  • 2014 NWT Championship Qualifier
  • 1st Place - 2014 NWT - Escanaba
  • 2013 NWT Championship Qualifier
  • 2012 FLW Championship Qualifier
  • 2011 FLW Championship Qualifier
  • 3-Time AIM Championship Qualifier
  • 2008 – 1991: Eighteen time In-Fisherman PWT Championship Qualifier (1 of 2 PWT anglers to qualify for 18 of 19 Championships)
  • 2003 In-Fisherman PWT Top Gun Award Winner
  • 2002 In-Fisherman PWT CHAMPION!
  • 2002 In-Fisherman PWT Top Gun Award Winner
  • 1998 North American Walleye Anglers Angler Of the Year
  • 1998 North American Walleye Anglers Team Of the Year with his son Tommy.
  • 1st Place 1998 NAWA “Quest” Pro-Am, Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota
  • 1994 North American Walleye Anglers Angler Of the Year
  • 1st Place 1994 In-Fisherman Professional Walleye Trail (PWT) Mideast Pro-Am
  • 1st Place 1994 NAWA Lake Sharpe Pro-Am
  • 1994 In-Fisherman PWT Top Gun
  • Two time NAWA Championship Qualifier
  • 1988 Masters Walleye Circuit (MWC) Team of the Year
  • 1988 Masters Walleye Circuit (MWC) World Champion
  • Seven time MWC Championship Qualifier

Kavajecz has been featured in publications including In-Fisherman, North American Fisherman, Walleye Insider, Fishing Facts, Outdoor Life, Field and Stream, Sports Afield, and Bass & Walleye Boats to name a few. He is a book author, is featured on several walleye videos. Keith is a top ranked pro and product consultant for Tracker/Nitro Boats, Bass Pro Shops, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide Electric Motors, Berkley Soft Baits, Berkley Lines, Berkley Hard Baits, AMSOIL, Lowrance Electronics, Mustad Hooks, Off Shore Tackle, Strike King, Power-Pole, Moonshine Lures (Shiver Minnows), EGO Nets, Clam Ice Fishing, ION Ice Drills, JT Outdoors (Hot Box), G2 Gemini, AIM (Anglers Insight Marketing), and The Next Bite Media.

  

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Keith kavajecz - May 17, 2018, 8:34 pm

Contour cranking is working on Sak!

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Keith kavajecz - May 16, 2018, 10:28 am

Found some big ones! MaxScent Flatnose Minnow was the bomb! #MercuryProTeam

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Keith kavajecz - May 13, 2018, 9:03 am

Heading to ND for a TNB show - first a Bleach solution for any invasive species from Winnebago. #MercuryProTeam

Keith kavajecz - May 11, 2018, 9:22 pm

Here is the method I was using to catch a ton of fish on Winnebago this last week! Pull it around at 1 mph - having the bouncer tick bottom. BTW loving my new 72 shaft Xi5 for controlling my 21 ft Nitro in all wave and current conditions!

Keith kavajecz - May 10, 2018, 11:43 pm

Good start at Winnebago - 7th after Day 1 - Fusion 19 hooks were the ticket!!! #MercuryProTeam #offshoretackle