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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
This March, 460 KBF Members will launch rigged-out watercraft on Louisiana lakes and streams, chasing the title of 2019 KBF National Champion. Each competitor will stand or fall on the basis of his own performance—the product of his experience, knowledge,...
New seasons bring new opportunity for most things in life. This season, for KBF, things are little more than the normal amount of different. Admittedly, we have made a habit of changing and dialing things in at a pace that could seem disorganized and chaotic at times....
In the past few months, I have been increasingly aware of the growth of our sport and the potential conflicts that we face when we hit a certain threshold. As we become a larger percentage of the overall fishing population, we will encounter each other and boaters at...
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
170 E Main St Ste D #128
Hendersonville, TN 37075
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