Saturday, September 19, 2020
Register and pay for 2020 - BKFT Tour Series: Pymatuning Lake HERE
Entry Fee, Payouts, & Prizes
$36 entry fee
Stay tuned for the full prize list!
Prizes are raffled off to the anglers who didn't win cash payouts for 1st, 2nd, or big fish.
The registration fee breakdown, additional prizes and payout schedule can be found HERE.
Trail points awarded for this event will be 25 points for 1st place, 24 for 2nd, 23 for 3rd.....all the way down to 1 point for 25th place.
Tournament Day & Identifier
Identifiers can be printed off HERE. The code for the identifier will be released by 9PM on Friday, September 18th on Facebook, Tourney X, and Twitter. 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 correct boxes.
6:40AM - First cast; Anglers may begin fishing. Any fish caught prior to this time will be DQ'd.
12:00-3:00PM - At some point during this time frame the Tourney X standings will disappear to add a little drama to the final standings. Once they go dark you will still be able to submit fish. If you want to verify your fish have been uploaded check the email address you signed up with for Tourney X. DO NOT CALL OR MESSAGE US. If you don't receive an email letting you know the fish was submitted then you need to keep trying. The main reason a fish submission won't upload is because there is no cellular service where you are uploading. Anglers need to be aware of that and head to a spot with service in enough time to upload.
3:00PM - Fishing ends and no submissions will be accepted.
4:00PM - There is no measure-in for this event due to COVID-19.
Eligible Fishing Waters
*Pymatuning Reservoir - Lake Map & Information
The entire lake is eligible if it appears on the link and map above. Any water not on the map is not eligible. Also any water on the map must be accessible by paddling/pedaling (no dragging) from the main lake.
Remember, you can only use public access to put in and take out. Do not launch/take-out from Private Property as it will lead to disqualification.
This event is also a part of the Ohio B.A.S.S. Nation State Championship.
For more details click HERE!
Rules & Format
The other Rules and format for this event can be found HERE
Rules Changes Specific to this Tournament Only
*This event has no captain's meeting and anglers can go directly to eligible water, but fishing won't begin until 6:40AM.
*This tournament is a 3 fish limit.
*This tournament is black bass only (Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted)
Camping/Meet & Greet
There are several lodging and camping options near eligible water. Check back later for a full listing.
The measure-in is also a good opportunity to meet & greet fellow kayak anglers of all skill levels and talk about our mutual love of kayak fishing.
Be sure to join the Buckeye Nation Kayak Anglers group on Facebook to see what anglers are planning for each event. Most events will have a group of anglers camping at the same location.