The 2021 USA Kayak Open is open to all US and International kayak anglers. International anglers will be able to fish the competition waters of the 2022 FIPSed Kayak World Championship. The USA Kayak Fishing Team competes in the Kayak Fishing World Championship and Pan American Kayak Championship. This is an opportunity to fish for America and bring home a gold medal.
This event is the USA Kayak Fishing Team qualifier with the top 6 men and 6 women receiving an invitation to join the USA Kayak Fishing Team and attend the next Pan American Kayak Fishing Championship.
USAngling is using Fishing Chaos to score this event. All anglers must sign up through the application and compete using the Fishing Chaos app for Photo-Catch-Release scoring. Scoring based on the top five black bass, each day, for maximum of 10 measured fish.
2021 US Kayak Open Program
Youth Angler Education Day
A one day program designed to expose youth and their families to various aspects of fishing.
Participants will have the opportunity to explore three separate areas to learn about Basic Fishing Skills, Aquatic Ecosystems, and Water/Boating Safety. Open to the public.
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Cookeville is hosting the 2021 US Kayak Open and the 2022 FIPSed Kayak World Championship.
Sign up to compete and have the opportunity to fish for the USA Kayak Team
Cash prizes, based on 50/50 entry fee split, will be awarded to top placing competitors.
2021 USA Kayak Open will use the KBF Tour rule set with addendum.
Center Hill Lake is the largest of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes in Tennessee, covering 18,200 acres. It’s also one of the most popular recreation destinations in Middle Tennessee—with good reason. Hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and many other water sports are enjoyed on Center Hill’s beautiful water. The 2019 Pan American Kayak Championship was hosted here with great success. The Cumberland River is a major waterway of the Southern United States. The river holds a bounty of bass and other species making it one of the most productive fisheries in the area.
The USA Kayak Team competes in the Kayak World Championships and Pan American Kayak Championships. The US Kayak Team is made up of men and women kayak anglers chosen from
pro tour winners, previous championship winners, and top placing anglers from the US Kayak Open.
The US Kayak Open will field the travel team for the next Pan American Kayak Fishing Championship.