Two prominent names working in both the fishing and hunting industry, Larysa Switlyk and Ken Keene will be pairing up this year to compete in the Austin Team Championship; one of North America’s longest running carp fishing competitions located in Austin, Texas.

Hosted by the Carp Anglers Group, the Austin Team Championship( has a rich history and over the years has produced many 30+ lb fish, several 40’s and countless personal bests by the competitors. There have also been captures of Smallmouth Buffalo exceeding 60 lbs which is another reason why Larysa and Ken are very excited to attend.

Although it’s officially their first event competing as a team, this carp angling duo have more than just “winning” on their minds while attending the Austin Team Championship. With a common goal of “raising carp fishing awareness” in North America and abroad, Larysa Switlyk and Ken Keene will be working in conjunction on different carp related projects to help further grow the sport.
Having founded the world’s largest FREE online carp fishing competition(, Ken says, “We couldn’t think of a better event to attend than the Austin Team Championship for helping launch our efforts promoting carp fishing worldwide.” 

Establishing quite a name for herself within the outdoor industry, Larysa Switlyk has been hunting and fishing for several years now with many of her ventures taking place all over the world. Since accepting the North American ambassador role with the world’s largest FREE online carp fishing competition(,

Larysa has big plans of introducing carp fishing to a much broader audience through her new and exciting network show entitled, “Larysa Unleashed(” which debuts July 2013 on NBC Sports.

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