Online Series Event #1
April 1-30, 2023
April offers some of Ohio's best bass fishing and the annual Spring Fling is a great tournament for both seasoned vets or anglers new to the sport. This tournament is a good way to...
...practice catch, photo, and release.
...polish your skills before the start of the Tour Series.
...learn rules & regulations of tournament kayak fishing.
Knock the winter dust off your fishing gear and see where you stack up!
To register and pay click on the Tourney X logo:
$31 entry fee is broken down by the following:
$20 Top placing anglers
$1 - AOY prize package at end of year
$5 - Tourney X fee
$5 - Trail expenses (trophies, permits, website, etc)
Registration will stay open until April 1st at 7:00AM.
Identifiers can be printed off HERE. The code for the identifier will be released by 9PM the night before the tournament on Facebook & Tourney X.
An identifier with no code, the wrong code, or codes in the wrong boxes will not be accepted. If participating in multiple tournaments you can combine codes on a single identifier, but they must be correct and they must be in the appropriate box.
Reusuable aluminum identifiers are a popular item with anglers and are provided by Blue Fox Gifts. MAKE SURE YOU ORDER THE BUCKEYE KAYAK FISHING TRAIL IDENTIFIER.
When signing up for this event anglers declare that they understand and will follow the rules listed HERE. Anglers who violate the rules could face penalties including disqualification.
While it is the angler's responsibility to know ALL of the rules some common violations include:
*Only fish over 12" are accepted.
*Not using an approved Ketch measuring board.
*No identifier or incorrect identifier codes (see identifier section on this page).
*Launching is only permitted from public access.
*Thoroughly read and memorize the rules section that describes how to measure a fish and understand each penalty that can be enforced.
Additional Event Specific Rules
1. This event runs from April 1st at 7AM until April 30th at 9PM.
2. It is the angler's responsibility to make sure all photos are uploaded by April 30th at 9PM. No photos will be accepted after the deadine so plan accordingly.
3. This event is a 5 bass limit.
BKFT follows KBF rules Section '5. Competition Area'. That specific set of rules is listed on both our RULES page and within the KBF rules.
If you have a question about eligible water and a possible location don't hesitate to email firstname.lastname@example.org
Payouts take anywhere from 1 to 4 weeks to process.
We try to make payouts as soon as possible but objections being filed, rule violations, and in-depth photo reviews can result in delays.
Anglers winning payouts will be sent an email once results are finalized. The email will be sent by Quickbooks and contain a link to fill out information for an IRS Form 1099. The email is sent to the Paypal account you used to pay for the event. Payments will not be sent until the information is filled out.
Feel free to email email@example.com regarding the status of your payout.
The following points are awarded to the top spots for this event:
1st Place - 25 points
2nd Place - 24 points
3rd Place - 23 points
4th Place - 22 points
(all the way down to...)
23rd Place - 3 points
24th Place - 2 points
25th Place - 1 point
Trail Points are awarded throughout the entire season after every event.