A Preview of the 2024 Carolina Classic

A Preview of the 2024 Carolina Classic

CKA Tournament 3  Falls Lake May 4th, 2024 Presented by On the Water Innovations For the third event of the 2024 season powered by Dakota Lithium Batteries, CKA returns to Falls Lake for the first time in more than two years. Currently, our club has an amazing early season points race brewing for Angler of the Year. Additionally, we have been lucky so far with weather forecasts for our events – CKA has hit on all the best weekends of the season to date (and based on current models, Falls…

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VKAE and FKA join the Battle on the Border!

VKAE and FKA join the Battle on the Border!

Virginia Kayak Anglers Elite [VKAE] and Foothills Kayak Anglers [FKA] have joined the inter-state stable of kayak tournament organizations who participate in organizing and running the annual Battle on the Border kayak fishing tournament. Their participation expands the event’s number of actively participating clubs to a total of six organizations. There is balance in the numbers, too: there are now three clubs from Virginia and also three clubs from North Carolina. VKAE VKAE is located in northern Virginia and the DelMarVa region. Their membership overlaps with the kayak bass fishing…

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Clay Lanier wins first ever Carolina Classic at Hickory

Clay Lanier wins first ever Carolina Classic at Hickory

“Yesterday, today and tomorrow: that’s what the Carolina Classic represents, on one lake, and once a year.”

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CKA Returns To Hickory for Carolina Classic!

CKA Returns To Hickory for Carolina Classic!

CKA Season 10 Tournament 4: Carolina Classic   Lake Hickory Sponsored by Sipe Roofing & General Contracting CKA fished Lake Hickory for the first time in 2017. Anglers enjoyed the lake and asked to return, so it became a regular stop and we went back every season until 2020. This year, we are going back to see our old friend Lake Hickory to celebrate our 10th anniversary on this beautiful Piedmont reservoir for our fourth points event of the CKA 10th anniversary season. We are also going back for another,…

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The 2022 Battle on the Border

The 2022 Battle on the Border

In 2019, Carolina Kayak Anglers (CKA) paired with Virginia Kayak Bass Challenge (VKBC) for a friendly inter-state tournament to be held on Kerr Lake in July of that year.  Nearly 100 kayak anglers fished the event. The prize? Bragging rights, and a trophy to prove it. The spirit of camaraderie was strong that day and the two clubs decided to make the event an annual tradition. We called it the Battle on the Border. The Battle on the Border has been held every year since then at Kerr Lake and…

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