2018 TNKATT Battle on the Bar
Sponsors: Frontier Outdoors USA
Kayak tournament benefiting Smoky Mountain Service Dogs
TNKATT Tournament Board of Directors: Jim Davis, Don Hanson, Lee Potter, Ben Rayfield, Justin Spradlin, John Miller, Jason McCormick, and Kent Vanover.
TOURNAMENT JUDGE: Justin Spradlin
Watts Bar Lake
Split Format Tournament - See Below
Any publicly accessible launch point or ramp.
Registration: $45 including Big Bass, and SMSD donation
TNKATT Members get a $10 Discount
Get your memberships at JOIN TNKATT (www.TNKATT.org/join-tnkatt)
Lines-In: 0600 (6:00AM)
Last Submission: 1500 (3PM)
Check-In: 1600 (4:00PM)
Check-In Location: TBA
Your TourneyX Personal ID codes will be available the day before the Tourney at 2300 (11 pm)
Captain's Meeting Friday Day Before Tournament
Captains Meeting 1900
Location to TBA
The Captains Meeting will be posted online as well for those who cannot attend.
6 FISH SPLIT TOURNAMENT FORMAT
Featuring 2 Fishing Sessions - an AM 3 Fish Session and a PM 3 Fish Session.
Must Fish Both Sessions
AM River Session 0600 to 10:00 (See OFF LIMITS MAP below)
AM Session Lines-In: 0600
AM Session Last Submission: 1000
AM Session Stringer: 3 Black Bass
AM Session Boundaries: The tributaries of Watts Bar Lake including the Clinch River from LADD LANDING to Melton Hill Dam, the Emory River from LADD LANDING as far as one cares to fish, and the Tennessee River from Ft. Southwest Point to Ft. Loudon Dam.
Relocation Break: 1000 to 1100 (no fishing during relocation break)
PM Session: 1100 to 1500 (See OFF LIMITS MAP below)
PM Session Lines-In: 1100
PM Session Last Submission: 1530
PM Session Stringer: 3 Black Bass
PM Session Boundaries: Watts Bar Lake from the confluence of the Clinch and Tennessee Rivers at Ft. Southwest Point in Kingston, TN south to Watts Bar Dam.
Check-In: 1600 (4:00PM)
Check-in Location: TBA
CANNOT BE LATE TO CHECK-IN
Other Information of Note
The waiver must be signed.
Follow this link: TNKATT WAIVER
Black Bass only
6 Fish Limit (3 per Session)
PFD must be worn while on the water
KAST rules apply.
You may read the KAST Rules online at KAST RULES
Cannot be late to Check-In
While Tournament Judge(s) are not required to alert you to rules violations, every effort will be made to do so.
All submissions are subject to Judges' review up until the time awards are made.
GPS feature of TourneyX MUST be used.
Turn on your phone's or camera's GPS feature.
TourneyX Personal ID code may be written on the back of your hand.
It must be legible in photos.
Or download the Tournament ID card at ID CARDS or
ID CARDS will show on your dashboard on the Monday prior to the Tourney.
SIGN YOUR WAIVER! Follow this link:
All TNKATT tournaments benefit Smoky Mountain Service Dogs.
This event leads to the TNKATT Meetup Angler of the Year and the TNKATT KAST State Championship Fishing Team.
TNKATT Meetup tournaments award points to participants toward the KAST Tennessee State Championship and the TNKATT Meetup AOY.
Must fish five KAST Qualifiers to be in the running to be on the TNKATT State Championship Team.
You must fish one TNKATT Online Event and seven TNKATT Meetup Events to be in the running for the 2018 Meetup AOY.
All events (except the Classic) are open to anyone interested in safe, fun, kayak fishing.
TNKATT Classic is by invitation only. Invitations will be based on combined season point totals of both Meetup and Online Events.
The Tennessee Kayak Anglers' Tournament Trail or TNKATT is run by the non-profit, public benefit corporation Tennessee Foothills Kayak Anglers Alliance, Inc (TFKAA) that is dedicated to the education of new kayak fishermen, the promotion of kayak fishing and sponsoring kayak fishing tournaments for the benefit and support of charities related to kayak fishing and veterans.
If you have questions or would like to be a TNKATT volunteer, contact:
The press should contact: TourneyDirector@TNKATT.org
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