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Rudy's Fishing Resume

Rudy “Kardinal_84” Tsukada

Specializing in fishing Southcentral Alaska. Current platform of choice for open water is a sit on top Kayak. Ice fishing is also a passion.

Internet/Social Media


Participation: Active participation in variety of outdoor forums.

  • NorthwestKayakAnglers.com 3,297 posts since registering in 2011

  • AlaskaOutdoorDirectory.com 1,491 posts since registering in 2011

  • YakAngler.com  Alaska Pro Staff & Ambassador (2,536 points)

Publication and articles contributed to:

Alaska Disptach News.  "Alaska Angler Reaches Goal of Catching a King Salmon Every Month for a Year"  http://www.adn.com/article/20150820/alaska-angler-reaches-goal-catching-king-salmon-every-month-year

Fish Alaska Magazine. "The Ultimate Fishing Platform" June 2015 issue  http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/back-issues/june-2015/

KayakFishingMagazine.net: Angler of Interest,  (http://www.kayakfishingmagazine.net/articles/103-current-issue-interviews-on-kayak-fishing/1445-angler-of-interest-rudy-tsukada-.html)

KayakFishingMagazine.net: "Wader's of Death: Another Perspective)"(http://www.kayakfishingmagazine.net/articles/139-kayak-fishing-how-to-articles/1676-qwaders-of-deathq-another-perspective.html)

Alaska Dispatch News: “Landing Sizable halibut fishing Cook Inlet from a 12 foot kayak.”  (http://www.adn.com/article/20140709/landing-sizable-halibut-fishing-cook-inlet-12-foot-kayak)

Homer Tribune: Hardy Alaska Anglers Trade Power for Paddles (http://homertribune.com/2014/03/hardy-alaska-anglers-trade-power-for-paddles/)

Tournament Participation

  • Winner, Kayak Division, Homer Winter King Salmon Derby, 2015

  • Winner 2015 NorthwestKayakAnglers.com Alaska Yak Classic

  • Winner 2014 NorthwestKayakAnglers.com Alaska Yak Classic

  • Winner 2013 NorthwestKayakAnglers.com Alaska Yak Classic

  • Winner 2015 NWKA Barbie Rod Halibut Challenge

  • Participated in 2013 and 2014 Homer Winter King Derby with a Kayak

Public Online Photo Albums

Archived AlaskaFishingLogs.com pictures.   Lower resolution pulled from my logs. (https://picasaweb.google.com/110896815686143282688/AlaskaFishingLogs?authuser=0&feat=directlink)

Currently sponsored/affiliated companies:

Pro Staff: YakAngler.com


MBA Cornell University

BA Economics Cornell University

Kenai Central High School