Preview: 2024 CKA Burlington Bash

Preview: 2024 CKA Burlington Bash

CKA Tournament 1 The Burlington Bash presented by Faircloth Chimney Sweeps and Wildlife Removal March 16th, 2024 Lake Mackintosh, Stony Creek, Graham-Mebane and Cammack The Burlington Bash is back! Established in 2019 to highlight the fisheries along the Haw River basin in Alamance County, the Bash celebrates its fifth-year anniversary in 2024. Don’t let the smaller lakes available for this event fool you – they have a big history. How big? Well, the only verified ten pounder caught in CKA competition was landed during the bash, and the smaller lakes…

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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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