MAKBF Series Info
The Tournament Series promotes competitive freshwater kayak bass fishing in the Mid-Atlantic region, to support Bravo Zulu Outdoors and provide fishing opportunities for all levels of kayak anglers.
Annual Memberships are a flat $25 for the entire season. This money serves to help run the series by purchasing tournament permits and provide great returns at award ceremonies. The tournament leadership promises that every penny will go to administration costs or back to the competitors.
Cash will be paid out to the top 10% of anglers registered, with a minimum of 3 places paid out.
1st Place - 50% Cash
2nd Place - 30% Cash
3rd Place - 20% Cash
1st - 50%, 2nd - 30%, 3rd - 20%
1st - 50%, 2nd - 25%, 3rd - 15%,
4th - 10%
1st - 50%, 2nd - 25%, 3rd - 15%
4th - 7%, 5th - 3%
60- 69 Participants
1st - 50%, 2nd - 20%, 3rd - 15%
4th - 7%, 5th - 5%, 6th - 3%
$30 per event via PayPal
$5 Optional Big Bass Pot
*10% donated to Bravo Zulu Outdoors
*10% Angler of the Year Fund
*80% to Top 10%
2019 Big Bass
100% of Pot
(Must be paid prior to start of tournament)
Largest Smallmouth Bass = TBD
Largest Largemouth Bass = TBD
Rookie of the Year
Eligibility: Angler must not have fished in more than a total of two events in the previous 3 years of the series.
Will be awarded to the highest ranking "Rookie" in the AOTY standings
Angler of the year
Awarded at the season finale to the angler who has the most Angler of the Year Points accumulated as described below:
Points awarded at each event as listed:
1st place - 20 points, 2nd place - 19 points, 3rd place - 18 points, etc. continuing through 20th place.
21st place and beyond - 1 point for all those that score a fish during the tournament.
Big Bass - 2 Bonus AOTY Points
Total points will be calculated by adding each angler's top 5 finishes.
In order to qualify for Angler of the Year prizes anglers must fish in a minimum of 4 events.
If there is a tie AOTY will be awarded to the individual with the better finish in the final event.