Medina Wins Inaugural CKA Winter Series

Medina Wins Inaugural CKA Winter Series

The CKA Winter Series took everyone by surprise with strong turnouts for a cold-weather series. What was no surprise was the fact that some giant fish were caught. Consider the following: Jeremy Hicks won the final frame with a 62″ limit of three fish Mark Wilkins posted a 21.25″ Smallmouth Bass in the January event Will Lambert posted 61.75″ in the final frame, too. Stephen Bell Sr. landed a 23.25″ monster, the biggest bass caught across the three-event series. And while the series champion only landed the third longest limit…

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The 2023 Battle on the Border: A Preview

The 2023 Battle on the Border: A Preview

The 2023 Battle on the Border will be held on October 14th, 2023 on Kerr Lake (Bugg’s Island). This milestone event brings together kayak fishing clubs from Virginia and North Carolina to celebrate the sport of kayak fishing and compete for cash, prizes and beautiful custom trophies. This year’s event marks the tournament’s fifth anniversary. Originally founded in 2019 as a friendly rivalry event between two clubs, the Battle on the Border now has six clubs represented among its anglers. And as the event has grown in club participation, so…

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Tuckertown Preview

Tuckertown Preview

CKA enters the final quarter of its season with a ton of prize opportunities and qualifying chances on the line. In fact, the races have not been this wide open in a few years, so everything sets up for an exciting finish at event 6 on Tuckertown, presented by Yadkin River Crappie Trail and powered by Dakota Lithium Batteries! What’s at Stake Tuckertown Reservoir is a small fishery that puts up big numbers. This year, those numbers won’t just translated into prizes for CKA anglers. There is a lot more…

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Boorsma is Victorious at Mack, Lanier takes AOY Lead

Boorsma is Victorious at Mack, Lanier takes AOY Lead

Introduction Mackintosh was one of the most highly anticipated events of the season and the CKA turnout was exceptional – especially for a mid-summer event. Thank you to all who competed! While Mack did not show out with century club limit lengths, it did deliver huge fish – over one dozen bass over 20” in length were caught, including Jeremy Way’s 22.5” toad, which is the new top catch in the Str8Up Mounts Big Bass contest for the season. Also, our new sponsor delivered in a big way, by hosting…

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CKA Event preview: Lake Mackintosh

CKA Event preview: Lake Mackintosh

July 22, 2023 Presented by Faircloth Chimney Sweeps and Wildlife Removal   There is before and after. Before 2020, CKA had a three-fish limit. After 2020, CKA adopted a five fish limit. A new kayak fishing club (CCKF) that was founded that year did the same. Since those two North Carolina kayak fishing clubs adopted five fish limits, no lake in the state has produced more 100” limits than Lake Mackintosh. And it isn’t even close. From a total of 22 CCKF tournaments since 2020, Mackintosh has produced two of…

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