Life on the back deck One week ago this morning–right about now, around 8:30 Eastern time–Nik Kayler was ejected from Bill Kisiah’s Ranger and the FLW Tour season was to begin with a tragedy beyond our imagination. I just can’t stop thinking about Nik Kayler. I didn’t know him–few of you who read this probably knew Nik. He was a family man with a wife and daughter and many people who loved him–and who knew how much he loved fishing. And that’s something we can all share in hi
Prayers lifted for Nik Kayler as searchers continue to look for him in the South Bay area of the Big O. Both volunteers and local authorities continue to look for Nik, who was a co-angler in the boat driven by Bill Kisiah. Kisiah was found late Thursday night with his bashed-up Ranger, which had washed ashore in the high winds. Curiously, details as to how the accident happened have not yet been released by either FLW or the local law enforcement authorities. Georgiabigsticks
Authorities search for Florida co-angler by Dave Altman, Editor The worst case scenario happened on the first day of the FLW Tournament year when one of the Costa Series boats failed to return to the weigh-in. While the boater was later found alive, the remainder of the tournament was cancelled as the search continued for his co-angler. Authorities continue to search massive Lake Okeechobee for co-angler Nik Kayler of Apopka, Fla. Nik has fished more than 60 FLW Tour events.(
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