KBF and FishUSA Sponsor CKA on-line series for 2023!

KBF and FishUSA Sponsor CKA on-line series for 2023!

We are excited to announce that Kayak Bass Fishing, in partnership with FishUSA, are the new sponsors of CKA’s 20 for 23 online tournament series! If an angler wins BOTH the North Carolina KBF State Challenge Series and also the CKA 20 for 23 on line challenge for the same month, the winner will receive a$50  FishUSA gift card and also a $50 entry fee for the next month’s KBF Challenge Series event. This partnership is brought to CKA anglers courtesy of our longstanding cooperation as a KBF AmBASSador Series…

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CKA’s 10th Anniversary Season: A Preview

CKA’s 10th Anniversary Season: A Preview

2023 marks CKA’s 10th anniversary season. We will celebrate our anglers and the club’s pioneering role in growing the sport of kayak fishing in North Carolina. First, some highlights of our 2023 season, which is again powered by Dakota Lithium! A “greatest hits” schedule packed with some of the most popular bass fisheries in North Carolina The new “20 for 23” online series An “Angler of the Decade”title (in addition to the usual AOY and ROY titles) The new Str8UpMounts Big Bass Award New sponsors and prize opportunities A return…

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CKA 2022: The Year in Review

CKA 2022: The Year in Review

The 9th regular season of the CKA Trail series began on Falls Lake in March. The wind was strong that day but the turnout was stronger, and the trend continued over a busy season that concluded on Lake Tillery in November at the Tournament of Champions. Over the course of nearly eight months, CKA anglers travelled and fished North Carolina’s best bass fisheries. Along the way, a veteran angler captured his first title, a Virginia angler captured the Rookie of the Year, and CKA anglers had strong showings at both…

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2022 Tournament of Champions

2022 Tournament of Champions

Carolina Kayak Anglers will hold this year’s Tournament of Champions [TOC] on Lake Tillery in Stanly County. There is no cost for the anglers for this event but anglers must qualify by winning an event or being in the top 20% of the club (spots will roll down). In total, there are a total of 23 possible spots reserved but generally some are duplicates. The spots are for the 8 event winners , 13 other spots in top 20, 2022 Rookie of the Year and the 2021 TOC champ. Prizes:…

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Battle on the Border IV recap: Nelson Delivers for N.C.

Battle on the Border IV recap: Nelson Delivers for N.C.

The 4th annual edition of the Battle on the Border was a year of firsts. At the check-in, for example, former Carolina Kayak Anglers (CKA) director Wayne Butler showed anglers a photo of a Smallmouth Bass he caught that day. It was the first one caught in our four years of kayak fishing competition at Kerr Lake. It wasn’t the only first of the day. When it was over, North Carolina finally won its first ever Battle on the Border trophy (the trophies for the first 3 events all went…

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