2016 KBF HOW Big Bass Brawl - West Virginia

Heroes on the Water Benefit Competition
KBF Big Bass

The ATAK Prize Pak awarded to the winner of this competition is a package of products from KBF sponsors

  • Wilderness Systems — 2016 A.T.A.K kayak
  • ConSeal — Non-skid, sound-deadening pre-cut kit
  • YakAttack — BlackPak loaded with swag so you can be rigging the dream
  • Bending Branches — Angler Ace Paddle
KBF HOW Big Bass Brawl ATAK Prize Pak

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One Bass to Win it All

Ever catch your biggest bass during practice or right after a tournament? Now it can pay off. KBF is hosting a 4-day Big Bass Competition benefitting Heroes on the Water (HOW) at the site of the KBF OPEN and KBF National Championship

Big Bass Brawl on Rivers of West Virginia – Overview

KBF HOW Big Bass Brawl starts at 6:00 a.m. Thursday, September 1, 2016, so you can upload big bass photos while you’re pre-fishing and during the two days of 2016 KBF OPEN – West Virginia competition on the New River, Greenbrier River, and Bluestone Lake.

All Entry Fees (receipts less admin charges for use of TourneyX) from each KBF HOW Big Bass Brawl are donated to Heroes on the Water, which helps our Nation’s warriors and veterans from all branches of the United States military unwind using the therapeutic qualities of fishing from kayaks.


KBF Competition Rules Addendum

This is an addendum to the KBF Competition Rules Standards. Together, both sets comprise the rules that regulate this event. Please read and become familiar with the rules, guidelines, and judging standards in both of these pages.

2016 KBF HOW Big Bass Brawl – West Virginia — Registered competitors catch and upload photos of bass caught from Fishable Water, as defined below, and during competition hours over the four days, each striving to submit a photo of the longest fish caught to win a single Sponsor’s Prize Package.

Dates and Hours of Competition

  • Sunrise at this location and time is approximately 7:00 a.m. Competition start times are approximately one hour before sunrise.
  • Wednesday 31 August 6:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday 1 September 2016 6:00 to 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday 2 September 2016 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 3 September 2016 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fishable Water & Location

  • Fishable water for this event includes the New River, Greenbrier River, and Bluestone Lake in West Virginia; plus
  • All backwaters, sloughs, streams, and rivers draining into those bodies of water.

Entry Fee and Procedures

Competition Rules

  • By registering, each competitor acknowledges he has read and agrees to abide by the KBF Competition Rules Standards and to the specific rules outlined in the KBF Competition Rules Addendum on this page; and
  • The competitor further agrees to the KBF Event Participation Terms and Conditions, including the Release and Indemnification Agreement and Copyright and Use of Images Agreement.

Award of Prizes

  • No cash prize is awarded for this event as Entry Fees are donated to HOW.
  • A Sponsors’ Prize Pack will be awarded  to the winner of this event at the 2016 KBF OPEN – West Virginia awards ceremony on Saturday, September 3. Results will be visible on TourneyX and will be posted on this Website and on Facebook. The winning competitor need not be present to claim his award. In order to allow the winner some latitude in selecting his prize package model, color, size, etc., and to avoid transport problems, prizes are announced at the awards ceremony but sponsors may be ship them to the winner afterwards.