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USA Kayak Fishing Team Qualifier

Friday, April 26 - Sunday, April 28


USA Kayak Fishing Team Qualifier on Lake Murray, SC Seal depicting the silhouette of a Kayak angler fishing and a large mouth bass in the air

On April 26-28, 2024, the USA Kayak Fishing Team Qualifier is happening on Lake Murray! This highly anticipated qualifier event promises to be a thrilling showcase of skill, determination, and passion for the sport. With only 6 spots left to be filled on the 2024 USA Kayak Fishing Team, the competition is expected to be fierce as contenders from coast to coast cast their lines and vie for a coveted position on the team.

“Capital City/Lake Murray Country is excited to continue our partnership with USAngling Confederation through the kayak tournaments coming to Lake Murray, we can’t wait to greet the participants and showcase our region to all”, stated Miriam Atria, President/CEO.

Participating anglers qualify by being in the top 75 of the 2023 “Angler of the Year” rankings in one of the following: BASSMASTER Kayak Series, Hobie Bass Fishing, as well as the top 50 of the West Coast Championship or be a USA Kayak Fishing Team Alumni.

Team USA will go on to compete in the 2024 Pan American Championship on Lake Murray (September 26-29, 2024) and the 2024 Kayak Fishing World Championship in Italy. The USA Kayak Fishing Team is the defending Gold medalist in both of the events. They won the 2022 Pan American Kayak Fishing Championship in Mexico on Lake Cuchillo and the 2023 Kayak Fishing World Championship in Cookeville, TN on Centerhill Lake.


About USA Kayak Fishing and USAngling

The USA Kayak Fishing program was founded in 2019 by USAngling, a 501C3 organization, to create National Teams for competition in World and Pan American sportfishing championships. USA Kayak fishing encourages diversity in angling and values the contributions, presence, and perspectives of different groups of anglers.  USAngling is aware that kayak fishing is growing globally and that it is poised to become an Olympic sport in the near future and is grateful to all its volunteers, sponsors, and athletes for supporting USA Kayak Fishing. Learn more at usangling.org | Facebook