Issue 14

Team Ocean Kayak

This issue of The Milkcrate has us talking with four members of Team Ocean Kayak, a venerable tour de force of kayak angling talent and passion.  With a tour schedule rivaling that of the biggest rock bands, Team Ocean Kayak travels about the country in search of podium finishes at a variety of angling events.  [...]

Clint Barghi


  Coming to us by way of Friendswood, Texas, Clint Barghi is an accomplished angler known for his determination, humility, and sheer talent.  A fisherman since his early days, Clint has parlayed his experience into numerous victories, including being named as the Texas Kayak Series Angler of the Year, and crowned as champion of the [...]

Filip Spencer


Captain Fil Spencer is a Corpus Christi-based fishing guide and Ocean Kayak Pro Staff member.  A truly pioneering spirit, Fil has to his name nearly three decades of kayak angling experience.  As is the case with the collective Team Ocean kayak, Fil is a champion angler many times over, and holds numerous titles, including Texas [...]

Vincent Rinando


  Vincent Rinando is a Houston, Texas based angler and founding member of Team Ocean Kayak.  Currently holding five Texas Parks and Wildlife fly fishing records and a coveted listing among the state’s Saltwater Elite Anglers, Vincent is widely recognized as one of the sport’s leading talents.  Vincent’s on-water abilities are matched by an immense [...]