Rules Snapshot

This Rules Snapshot is provided as a Quick Reference Guide.  Click the RULES Button below for Full Rules.

Limit

5 Fish Limit

The iAngler Tournament app will automatically cull so your five biggest fish count.

MINIMUM

10 Inches

The minimum length is 10 inches for all fish submissions in every KBS event.

Submissions

iAngler Tournament App

All catch submissions must be logged in the iAngler Tournament app. Learn more by clicking here.

ROUNDING

Down

Rounding will be down to the nearest .25″ for all submissions.

MEASURING BOARD

The Hawg Trough

This is the only acceptable measuring device for KBS tournaments. Get yours here.

BUNGIES/STRINGERS

Prohibited

Competitors may not use bungies, stringer clips, or any other device to secure their fish to the Hawg Trough. Only the angler’s hand and/or the original lure used to hook the fish may be used to secure the fish.

ONE LURE

No Alabama Rigs, etc.

Competitors are allowed to use only one lure at a time. Examples of prohibited lures include Alabama rigs, jigs with a dropshot tied above it, etc.

MOTORS

Prohibited!

Trolling motors will NOT be allowed during any KBS events for the 2016 season, period. Trolling motors on kayaks are allowed during prefishing, but motorized boats are not.

LAUNCHING

Any Public Access

Competitors can launch from ANY public access point within event boundaries. Anglers CANNOT launch on private property, even if granted permission.

TIMES

First Cast – 3:00 PM

All KBS Opens will begin at a specific First Cast time, which will be announced at the Captain’s Meeting before each event, and will last until 3:00 PM local time. All competitors must be back at the weigh-in by 4:00 PM local time.

BIG BASS

$20 Entry – 60/40 Split

The optional Big Bass side pot requires a $20 cash entry, payable during the Captain’s Meeting, and 100% of the pot will be paid out: 60% to the biggest bass, 40% to second biggest bass.

NON-COMPETITORS

Stay Away

Competitors may not fish with or near non-competitors during tournament hours.