The Realtree Fishing KBF TRAIL Series presented by DEE ZEE continues to its 3rd stop on February 26th – 27th on South Carolina’s scenic Lake Murray. Hosted by the Columbia, South Carolina Visitor’s Bureau, the 2022 KBF TRAIL Series also expands to include a simultaneous Pro Series event.

This is the KBF TRAIL’s second consecutive year on lake Murray. The previous year’s visit had two spectacular finishes, when West Virginia’s Rick Garavaglia won a dramatic tie-breaker in the Saturday event on Lake Murray, while reigning 2021 Farwide KBF Angler of the Year Cody Milton won on Sunday.

Additionally, KBF Ambassador Club Palmetto State Kayak Bass Fishing Trail is holding an event that weekend (see additional info below)!

KBF competition adopts a Catch-Photo-Release format. Anglers earn points towards:

  • Farwide KBF Angler of the Year
  • KBF Rookie of the Year presented by Rogue Fishing

Additional opportunities include

  • 2022 KBF Trail Series Championship Qualification
  • Optional KBF Challenge Series presented by FishUSA in the host state
  • 2022 Kayak Bass Fishing National Championship Qualification

Additional Facts & Info

About the lake: with 50,000 surface acres of water and 650 miles of shoreline, Lake Murray offers a variety of habitats for black bass species. From its creeks and docks to the Dreher Island State Recreation Area, Lake Murray attracts anglers from all over the region.

Palmetto State Kayak Bass Fishing is holding an event that weekend. Look them up and support one of our great KBF Ambassador clubs!

To register:

To be eligible to compete, anglers create an account, purchase 2022 KBF Premium membership here

License info: To purchase any SC fishing license:

For non-resident licenses, click here:

For more information about lodging, dining and more in and around Columbia, South Carolina, visit

For Tournament Questions contact

Realtree Fishing KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments are presented by Dee Zee Truck Accessories

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