Registration is now open to competitors for Jackson Kayak presents: Accent Triple Crown of Kayak Fishing.  Event dates, July 15-16.

Jackson Kayak has donated their Coosa HD fishing kayak as a fundraiser which will contribute to a scholarship fund for students attending the French Broad River Academy.
Accent Paddles are made in Minneapolis MN and provide the most innovative paddle solutions for kayak fishing and other disciplines of paddling.  Accent contributed the cash prize for this event and donates $20 to Heroes on the Water each time one of their Hero Angler Paddles is sold.
Event Details
July 15-16 – Kayak Fish anywhere you want, no geographical boundaries. “Weigh in” at Diamond Brand in Asheville NC

COMPETITORS: Three things that are absolutely required to score a fish, without any exceptions; 1) Hawg Trough, 2) Identifier, 3) Instagram

Prizes: $1000 Cash Purse, paid out as such: 1st Place $500, 2nd Place $300, 3rd Place $200 + plus other great prizes.

Sponsors: Jackson Kayak, Orion Coolers, Accent Paddles, Diamond Brand, Watershed, Astral, IR Angler, Yak Attack, Foster Lake & Pond Management, NCKFA
Judging occurs through Instagram. All photos should be posted to Instagram using the a specified Hashtag to be disclosed on Thursday July 14th.

Fish Species:
• SMALLMOUTH BASS – your longest two (2) fish comprise your score for this species
• LARGEMOUTH BASS – your longest two (2) fish comprise your score for this species
• PANFISH* (Any Panfish, excluding any member of the Perch family) – your longest two (2) fish comprise your score for this species

*A “Triple Crown” consists of your 2 best fish in each of the 3 species. A Triple Crown (sometimes called a slam) trumps any combination/quantity/size of fish that is less than the 6 (six) total that comprise a Triple Crown. To further explain, you must catch and score 2 x Largemouth Bass, 2 x Smallmouth Bass and 2 x Panfish to qualify for the overall win in this event.

BONUS FISH! (These do not count toward your overall score as they are standalone bonus prizes)
• MUSKY -The largest Musky scored during the tournament wins a $100 cash purse donated by the NCKFA
• TROUT – The largest Trout scored during the tournament wins a bonus prize.

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Web Page for French Broad River Academy Scholarship Fundraiser where you may buy tickets and find out details:
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