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2019 Florida Big Bass Brawl

December 13, 2019 @ 6:30 am - December 14, 2019 @ 2:30 pm EST


Tortugas Kitchen and Bar
608 S Ocean Shore Blvd
Flagler Beach, FL 32164
Website: tortugasflorida.com

• LAUNCH from any public-access launch point contiguous with eligible water. [FWC Ramp Finder]
COMPETE in Lake George, Little Lake George, Crescent Lake and Dead Lake, and tributaries
• Boundaries: Lakes listed above plus:
• Salt Springs Run: Salt Springs Boat Ramp [Map] to Lake George
• Oklawaha River: Kirkpatrick Dam Canoe/Kayak Launch at the Rodman Recreation Area [Map] downstream to the St Johns River. (NOTE: eligible water does NOT include any part of Rodman Reservoir; the Oklawaha river downsteam from the dam is in-bounds.)
• Dunns Creek: From Crescent Lake [Map] north to St Johns River
• Murphy Creek: From Dunns Creek west to St Johns River [Map]
• St Johns River from Rte 40 bridge south of Lake George [Map] north to the mouth of Dunns Creek [Map]
• Haw Creek: From Crescent Lake (Green Bay) [Map] east to County Road 305 bridge


  • THU, DEC 13 (all times EST)
    Prefishing deadline: None
    • Event ID Code release: 6:00 PM
    • View Chad’s Virtual Captains Meeting on KBF public Facebook group page
  • FRI, DEC 13
    • Registration Deadline to compete Fri/Sat: 6:00 AM
    • Earliest Launch Time: 6:00 AM
    • Competition Starts/Lines In: 6:30 AM
    • Sunrise: 7:10 AM
    • Competition Ends/Lines Out: 2:30 PM
    • Photo Upload Deadline: 3:30 PM (NOTE: Changed from 3:00 PM.)
    No check-in. No Meet-and-Greet.
  • SAT, DEC 14
    • Registration Deadline to compete Sat: 6:00 AM
    • Earliest Launch Time: 6:00 AM
    • Competition Starts/Lines In: 6:30 AM
    • Sunrise: 7:10 AM
    • Competition Ends/Lines Out: 2:30 PM
    • Photo Upload Deadline: 3:30 PM (NOTE: Changed from 3:00 PM.)
    • Check-in Deadline: 4:00 PM
    • Check-in Location: Changed to Tortugas Kitchen and Bar
    • Awards to follow 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM


  • Format: CPR (catch-photo-release) Tournament in which bass photographed on an approved measuring board along with an Event Identifier Card are uploaded via TourneyX Pro App
  • Event ID Code: Same Event Identifier Card, but different Event ID Codes Friday and Saturday, and different that day than from the KBF OPEN [Printable 8-up PDF]
  • Minimum length: 12.00″
  • Number of Fish: 5 (Competitor can win up to five hourly prizes each day)
  • TourneyX:
    • Create a TourneyX Account: [Register for Free Account]
    • Download TourneyX Pro App: [Apple] [Android]
    • TourneyX FAQ: [TourneyX Help]
    TourneyX Live Leaderboard: [Open]
  • KBF Competition Rules: [Rules]
  • Waiver & Release Form: [Submit Online]

HOST — Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches

REGISTRATION — Entry Fee: $50
Register on TourneyX: [Register for Event]

CONTACTS — Report issues, questions, or early departures to:
Report issues, questions, or early departures to:
Director: Chad Hoover
Email: kayakbassfishing@gmail.com
Phone: 757-348-2232

ELIGIBILITY TO COMPETE — This is an open event; KBF Membership is not required. Saturday KBF OPEN participation is not required.

Day 1 (Friday): Three prizes for the day: 1st place $300, 2nd place $200, 3rd place $100.
Day 2 (Saturday): $100 hour 1 big bass, $50 hours 2-8 big bass, $300 overall big bass for the day
Overall Big Bass adds $500
Total payout: $1,850

TIES — Broken by earliest upload time.

RANKING — Following a 24-hour dispute window, during which scores and judgments may be challenged, results are finalized and posted on the KBF Rosters and Rankings page.

PRIZE PAYOUT – FORM W-9 REQUIRED — Each Competitor awarded cash prizes is required to provide KBF with a completed, signed, and dated IRS FORM W-9, even if no information has changed since one was submitted in previous years.

Open a blank form on a web browser [link to IRS FORM W-9], fill it out, sign and date it. Then mail it to:

Kayak Bass Fishing
Attn. Lynette Brentlinger
170 E Main St Ste D #128
Hendersonville, TN 37075

…or photograph or scan it, and email the digital photo to Lynette Brentlinger, KBF Member Services Manager, at shopkbf@gmail.com.

After receiving the completed, signed and dated Form W-9, KBF will distribute payments via PayPal Funds Transfer to the email address provided during event registration.

See eligible water in Google Maps


December 13, 2019 @ 6:30 am EST
December 14, 2019 @ 2:30 pm EST
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Tortugas Kitchen and Bar
608 S Ocean Shore Blvd
Flagler Beach, FL 32164 United States
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