MAKBF Series Info

Tournament Series to promote competitive freshwater kayak bass fishing in the Mid-Atlantic 

region, to support Heroes on the Water chapters in our region and provide fishing 

opportunities for all levels of kayak anglers.

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2017 Membership

Annual Memberships are open for 2017 the fee is a "$10 Annual Membership Fee" to help raise money to offset costs of running the series. (Special **$20 Family Membership**)  Membership is paid through paypal to

Member Benefits (Contact us for details)

Ardent Rods and Reels - 40% off (Become a member to receive discount code)

Entry Fee

$25 (pay the day of each event via cash) ($30 at Finale)
$5 Optional Big Bass Calcutta ($10 at Finale)

*10% goes to Local HOW Chapter
*10% goes to Angler of the Year Fund

2017 Prizes/Payout (Each Event)

Cash will be paid out to the top 10% of anglers registered, with a minimum of 3 places paid out.

1st Place - 50% Cash
2nd Place - 30% Cash
3rd Place - 20% Cash, 
4th Place - TBD
5th Place - TBD 
Drawing/Raffle at each event for a sponsor donated prize

1-39 Participants 1st - 50%, 2nd - 30%, 3rd - 20%
40-49 Participants - 1st - 50%, 2nd - 25%, 3rd - 15%, 4th - 10%
50-59 Participants - 1st - 50%, 2nd - 25%, 3rd - 15%, 4th - 7%, 5th - 3%
60- 69 Participants - 1st - 50%, 2nd - 20%, 3rd - 15%, 4th - 7%, 5th - 5%, 6th - 3%

2017 Big Bass 

Each Event:
100% Calcutta Cash (Only if entered) 

Largest Smallmouth Bass (Live Events Only) = Smallie Stix Rod ($200+ Value)

Largest Largemouth Bass (Live Events Only) = TBD

2017 Angler of the Year Rules

  • Awarded to the individual that has the most Angler of the Year Points. 
  • 1st place - 20 points, 2nd place - 19 points, 3rd place - 18 points, .......20th place and beyond - 1 point 
  • Big Bass - 2 Bonus AOTY Points
  • Total points will be calculated by adding each angler's top 5 finishes. 
  • In order to qualify for Angler of the Year prizes anglers must fish in a minimum of 4 events.
  • If there is a tie AOTY will be awarded to the individual with the better finish in the final event.
2017 Rookie of the Year (NEW)

  • Eligibility: Angler must not have fished in more than a total of two events in the previous 3 years of the series.
  • Will be awarded to the highest ranking "Rookie" in the AOTY standings
  • In order to qualify for Angler of the Year prizes anglers must fish in a minimum of 4 events.

The Top 10 in AOTY points will qualify for the 2018 KBF National Championship


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