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MAKBF Series Info

The Tournament Series promotes competitive freshwater kayak bass fishing in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Membership

Annual Memberships are $25 for the entire season. Military, Veterans and First Responders are $20. Kids under 17 are free with parent/guardian consent.  Guest membership of $5 for events in conjunction with National Series (No AOY points or Big Bass for guests).This money serves to help run the series by purchasing tournament permits and provide great returns at award ceremonies. 

Prizes/Payout 

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
 

1-39 Participants 

 1st - 50%, 2nd - 30%, 3rd - 20%

40-49 Participants

1st - 50%, 2nd - 25%, 3rd - 15%,

4th - 10%

50-59 Participants

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%

ROOKIE of the year

Awarded at the Tournament of Champions to the Rookie angler who has the most Angler of the Year Points accumulated.

If you have fished more than 2 events in MAKBF or DPS in the past you are not eligible for Rookie of the Year. 

If there is a tie ROY will be awarded to the individual with the better finish in the final event.

Entry Fees

$50 per in person event

$25 for online charity events
$5 optional big bass for online
$5 of each entry goes to Heroes on the Water Maryland


 

2023 Big Bass

Each Event:

$200 Sponsored by Delaware Paddle Sports
 

Series:

Largest Bass of the Year Sponsored by Delaware Paddle Sports

 

Big Bass - Who will it be for 2024?
 

Angler of the year

Awarded at the Tournament of Champions to the angler who has the most Angler of the Year Points accumulated as described below:

Points awarded at each regular season event as listed:

1st place - 25 points, 2nd place - 24 points, 3rd place - 23 points, etc. continuing through 25th place.

26th place and beyond - 1 point for all those that score a fish during the tournament.

Big Bass - 2 Bonus AOTY Points

Points awarded at the Tournament of Champions (TOC):

1st Place will start at 35 points and work its way down

Total points will be calculated by adding each angler's top 5 finishes plus any bonus event points, including the TOC.  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.

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