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  • Membership and Angler Buy In Programs Mean More Money January 25, 2016
    Big money, memberships and angler buy in options for tournament trails are becoming more popular and prevalent in the tournament angling world. At first glance many are dismissive of these programs as a money grab when in actuality the can pay for themselves many, many times over. The question is, should you consider purchasing memberships […]
  • 2016 KBF OPEN – Kentucky Lake Competition Rules Addendum January 12, 2016
    KBF OPEN SERIES Information Venue Host: Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce Tournament HQ: Henry County Fairground, 565 Royal Oak Drive, Paris, Tennessee Tournament Director: Nik Brown Eligibility: KBF OPEN Series tournaments welcome participation by both KBF Members and non-members. Register: Sign up at TourneyX. Competition Rules: KBF Rules are in two parts: By registering, each […]
  • Fishing Good at KBF Open, Will It Hold? October 29, 2015
    With winds mild and temps around 80, the fish are feeling frisky. Many anglers reported good numbers on the last day of practice. Tonight is the first Captain’s Meeting at 7PM and then anglers will retire to toss and turn in anticipation for Day 1 tomorrow. Anglers will be fishing for their best two fish […]
  • Stage Set for KBF Open Toledo Bend October 28, 2015
    After Hurricane Patricia ripped through Mexico and flooded most of Texas late last week the forecast was uncertain for the KBF Open. Wednesday the skies cleared and the winds shifted to the South and gave the Sabine Parrish its first glimpse of the sun in a week. Fishing for black bass improved each day from […]
  • KBF Challenge Series October 19, 2015
    Contributed by Richard Penny Tournament fishing and recreational fishing are typically two different mindsets. Kayak Bass Fishing (KBF) has recently introduced an online tournament series which allows these mindsets to work together. The monthly series is setup by Region and runs for 30 days. Anglers use the CPR or Catch-Photo-Release Format to document their catch […]
  • Path to the Big Bass at the KBF Open April 1, 2015
    Contributed by Calloway Rabb It started months ago when buddy and fellow kayak angler Craig Dye asked if I was attending the KBF Open. I am horrible about procrastinating, but on this tournament I didn’t procrastinate and decided I wanted to work together to figure out where we would fish this epic tournament. Craig focused […]
  • The Full Recap: 2015 KBF Open March 21, 2015
    Anglers from 21 different states paid their entry fees, packed up kayaks, fishing gear and in some cases camping gear and headed to Paris, Tennessee last week. All 158 of them sought the same thing, a chance at over $50,000 in cash and prizes at the Kayak Bass Fishing Open. The four day event kicked […]
  • 2015 KBF Open Press Release March 15, 2015
    PARIS,TN- 153 Competitors from 21 different states spent the last four days discovering the waters in and around Paris from kayaks. The Kayak Bass Fishing Open presented by Wilderness Systems proved to be the largest freshwater kayak tournament payout in history with First Place enjoying a payday of $16,000. The buy in for the kayak […]
  • 2015 KBF Open Update Day Saturday AM March 14, 2015
    Day One of the KBF Open is complete and had CJ Espey taking the early lead with an impressive 40 inches. The Day One lead didn’t just net Espey some confidence but also a trip to Ray Scott’s Trophy Bass Retreat. Nine other competitors rounded out the top ten all within five inches of the […]
  • 2015 KBF Open Update Day Friday AM March 13, 2015
    Thursday’s Big Bass Day One is wrapped up, Cody Black has already pocketed a $500 gift card and first cast is under way. The fish are feeling frisky and it will take more than a 20 inch fish to even sniff the Top 5 for Big Bass and with two and a half days of […]