Championship options elevated payouts

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (October 10, 2017) – The IFA Kayak Tour Introduced by Hobie Fishing will head to Venice, Louisiana, Oct. 20-21 for the 2017 championship occasion. The 2-day occasion will function elevated payouts and contingency prizes whereas bringing collectively the very best inshore kayak anglers from Texas to the Carolinas.

The championship occasion will start with registration on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 6-7 p.m. on the Venice Marina (237 Sports activities Marina Rd., Venice, LA 70091) adopted by the captain’s assembly. Anglers will launch Friday and Saturday from the situation of their selection and return to Venice Marina for every day’s weigh-in. Verify-in occasions will probably be introduced on the captain’s assembly on Thursday.

All anglers who entered at the least two regular-season kayak occasions and competed in a single occasion will qualify for the $50-entry-fee championship. First-place prize no matter area measurement is a Hobie Mirage Professional Angler kayak valued at $three,149. Second and third place finishers will probably be awarded money prizes of $1,500 and $750, respectively.

As well as, the Divisional Anglers of the Yr will sq. off through the championship for the Total Angler of the Yr award. The winner will obtain $1,000 and paid entry charges for the 2018 season.

IFA occasions are made attainable via the sponsorship and continued help of those well-respected manufacturers: Hobie Fishing, Ranger Boats, Cabela’s, Lucas Oil, Mercury Marine, RAM, Berkley Gulp!, Berkley Gulp! Alive!, PENN Reels, Spiderwire, Minn Kota, Humminbird, Energy-Pole, Arctic Ice, Shield the Harvest, Normal Tire, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, ATLAS, G-Juice, Powertex Group, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Venice Marina.

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