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KBF TOURNAMENT SERIES
KBF National Championship
The granddaddy of all kayak fishing competition, with the top prize money ($100,000 minimum for first place in 2018), the deepest pay-out (projected to pay 87 places this year) and the most KBF and Sponsor bonuses brings kayak bass fishermen from all over North America to Kentucky Lake on March 22-25 2018.
KBF TRAIL Series
Twenty-five meet-up tournaments across America in 2019. $75 entry fees, opportunities to collect 2019 KBF Angler of the Year points, and 2020 KBF National Championship qualifying slots, plus a 10% of field payout with a $6,450 payout to the top 10 ($2,00 to First Place) makes this a regional favorite among KBF Members.
On May 4-5, 2019, FLW and KBF are taking kayak bass fishing to a new level, with a 2-day tournament on Nickajack Lake, TN for KBF Competitor Members and KBF Pro Tour Competitors. $200 entry fee, FLW/KBF Cup and KBF National Championship qualifier, plus a 10% of field payout.
KBF Member-only Events
KBF Dee Zee The TEN, KBF Dee Zee TENvitational, and other meet-up tournaments where KBF Membership is required are presented each year. Both novices and veterans find plenty to enjoy in these get-togethers. Camaraderie within the kayak fishing community, even more than competition, is what brings us together time and time again. KBF’s Angler of the Year year-long race is fiercely contested, with the winner not only claiming hot-stick status but a prize package valued at between $10,000-$20,000.
KBF TEAM CUP COMPETITION
KBF National Championship competitors selected by KBF Sponsors form 5-person teams, with each contributing his biggest bass of Day 2 and Day 2 to the team’s score. How does this form of team competition work within an individual competition event?
KBF Regional Challenges
One Night Stands the final Friday of each month from April through October. Father’s Day Challenges. Back to School(ing Bass) Challenge in August. Black (Bass) Friday Challenge. All these and more add more opportunities to compete close to home with others in one of the five US/Canada regions, usually during hours convenient for work and family commitments.
KBF State Challenge Series
KBF’s Catch-Photo-Release (CPR) style of tournament and the use of tournament management systems make possible these month-long competitions, where KBF Members pit themselves against anglers in their own state or multi-state group, on their favorite public waters, on their own schedule. KBF AOY Points, KBF National Championship qualifying slots, and cash prizes in each state help ensure that anglers have opportunities for competition and rewards close to home.
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KBF News & Updates
KBF FLORIDA OPEN - SEEKING AREA EXPERTISE Do you have personal familiarity with or expertise in Flagler County, Florida kayak fishing? Lake George, Crescent Lake, Dead Lake and the St Johns River and their tributaries in Florida are the site of the December 14 KBF...
Native Watercraft and Liquidlogic Kayaks announced today its merger with Bonafide Kayaks. Bonafide Kayaks founder Luther Cifers will serve the combined business as President. “This partnership is simply ideal,” says Cifers. “It not only represents seamless...
Challenge Points Leaders Recognized for Season-long Achievements La Crosse, Wisconsin, October 18, 2019 — Based on 2019 State and Regional KBF Challenge Points earned at each competitors' top three finishes, 56 KBF Members were recognized at the Night of Champions as...
Consistency and Can-do Spirit Lead to West Region AOY Title The West Region’s Angler of the Year race concluded on Clear Lake, California with the Golden State’s Danny Uribe claiming top honors in a field of 203 KBF Members. Danny came into the Regional Final with a...
Analyze...Adapt...Overcome; Steps to SuccessWhen hunting fish on hydro-generation lakes along the Tennessee River, current is the first consideration. As turbines go offline, the bass bite along the river channel can turn off as quickly as one can flip a...
KBF TRAIL Series competitors discovered an aspect of Toledo Bend that some had never experienced before, with lake levels down six or seven feet leaving familiar hot spots high and dry and stump fields exposed to view. Still, a chance to pit themselves against top...
Why Kayak Fishing?
Why is kayak fishing the fastest-growing segment of the sportfishing market? Is kayak bass fishing healthier for anglers as well as the ecosystem? Does kayak angling practice better stewardship of our natural resources? Do the economics of kayak fishing allow more anglers to escape the shore? Do they encourage bass boat anglers to rediscover the pure, simple enjoyment of fishing without breaking the bank? Yes, yes, yes, and yes. But to really understand kayak bass fishing’s exploding popularity, one has only to look at the faces of those engaged in this sport.
If you’re interested in growing with KBF as a kayak fishing club or circuit, or if you’re interested in a sponsorship that helps your business build a stronger relationship in the kayak fishing community, or if you need assistance or information, get in contact with KBF today. In the kayak fishing arena, KBF is blazing trails that others follow. We look forward to forging ahead together.
Kayak Bass Fishing LLC
170 E Main St Ste D #128
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Kayak Bass Fishing
143 New Shackle Island Rd, Ste 4
Hendersonville, TN 37075
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