Rob Rodriguez

2017 Sailfish Smack Down 2nd Place!!!

Rob Rodriguez of South Florida Kayak Guide took 2nd place in the 2017 Sailfish Smack Down!

By Steve Waters February 21, 2017

Congrats To The Summer Slam Series Champion Rob Rodriguez!

Rob wins the $800.00 EKFT championship ring from Turbo USA. He had a total weight of 97.2lbs for the 2016 series. Rodriguez had a great year fishing in every tournament of the series including the new Summer Slam Part 3 in Corpus Christi, TX. Rob caught the heaviest Black Fin Tuna ever in the tournaments history weighing in at 30lbs back in June for the SUmmer Slam 1. Part 2 of the 2016 Summer Slam series was Rob's greatest victory in his tournament career. Rob caught two stud Wahoo tipping the scales at 33lb and large Kingfish for a total weight of 67.2lbs.

Rob wins 2016 Summer Slam Series Part 2!

Despite having to contend with rough seas on Saturday, tournament anglers caught some great fish.
By Steve Waters Sun Sentinel August 27th

​​The Extreme Kayak Fishing event out of Pompano Beach featured the biggest fish ever weighed since the tournament trail began in 2011.

2016 Sailfish Smack Down Results!

2016 Sailfish Smack Down Recap

Congrats to Austin and Rob for their 1st and 5th place finishes!

Article found on
Written by: Steve Waters

Losing a sailfish close to the boat is one of the worst things that can happen to a tournament angler, but Austin Collins didn't lose hope.

It took 24 hours for Collins, who remained patient and positive, to get another chance and he made the most of it, catching a sailfish Sunday afternoon to win the Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament Sailfish Smack Down out of Pompano Beach.

Subscribe to RSS - Rob Rodriguez