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  • IFA Hobie Kayak Events - 2013

    The IFA Kayak Tour presented by Hobie Fishing is pleased to announce the 2013 Tour Schedule.
    The IFA Kayak Tour offers unprecedented sponsor bonuses, television coverage and over 100% payback at each event.
    The Inshore Fishing Association (IFA) Kayak Fishing Tour presented by Hobie Fishing recently unveiled
    the official 2013 tournament schedule, complete with lower tournament entry fees and over
    100 percent payback at every event. The 2013 schedule includes two regular-season events
    in each of the tour's five divisions and guarantees a
    cash payout of $1,500 for first, $1,000 for second and $500 for third place.

    Each of the 10 regular season events will feature a catch-photograph-release tournament format.
    Reflecting the IFA’s commitment to delivering the best value to inshore anglers across the country,
    the Kayak Fishing Tour will introduce even lower tournament entry fees for 2013. With entry fees
    reduced from $100 to $50 per event, the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour will continue to offer over
    100 percent payout, plus contingency opportunities for anglers at every event.
    Also, for an additional $50, anglers can sign up for the Angler’s Advantage program, which allows
    participants to compete in an even higher payout bracket.

    The fastest-growing kayak fishing tournament trail in the country, the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour
    Presented by Hobie Fishing offers inshore kayak anglers from a multitude of states the
    opportunity to participate in competitive fishing tournaments. With low entry fees and
    minimal travel requirements, kayak anglers competing in the catch-photograph-release
    tournaments can take advantage of the rich prize structure awarded to competitors.
    First-place prize at the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing Championship,
    regardless of field size, is a Hobie Mirage Pro Angler kayak valued at $2,549.
    Second and third place finishers are awarded cash prizes of $1,500 and $750, respectively, with a Hobie Advantage Prize of $1,000.

    Florida East Division

    Jacksonville, FL April 28, 2013 Nippers Beach Grille Strike Zone Fishing
    Titusville, FL June 30, 2013 CrackerJacks CrackerJacks

    Florida West Division

    Placida, FL March 17, 2013 Gasparilla Marine Gasparilla Marine
    Ruskin, FL September 15, 2013 Village Marina @ Little Harbor Village Marina @ Little Harbor

    Atlantic Division

    Charleston, SC June 9, 2013 Reds Ice House Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina
    Savannah, GA August 4, 2013 Hogan's Marina Hogan's Marina

    Louisiana Division

    Empire, LA May 19, 2013 The Delta Marina The Delta Marina
    Grand Isle, LA August 25, 2013 Bridge Side Marina Bridge Side Marina

    Texas Division

    Port Aransas, TX April 14, 2013 Port Aransas Marina Seaworthy Marine
    Aransas Pass, TX September 8, 2013 Redfish Willie's Seaworthy Marine


    Houma, LA October 17-19, 2013

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