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Old 09-11-2012, 05:16 PM   #1
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Default 2nd Annual Kajun Sportsman King Classic

I have been meaning to fish an SKA (Southern Kingfish Assc) tourney all year and last weekend i finally got to get my feet wet. The tourney was sat the 8th from 6 am to 6 pm out of Orange Beach,AL and in my 24 ft century we got our butts kicked most of the day by mother nature...but we caught some fish too.

We were not able to run as far as the big boys did in 3-5 ft seas however we did manage a 25lb King along w a few smaller ones and a chicken dolphin bonus for dinner. We fished the rigs off of Fort Morgan along w 2-3 other SKA boats that were in the small boat division. Sucks for me that 24 ft puts us into the open division or our 25 lb king wouldnt have looked so small...anyway I think the winner ended up with 55 lbs and rode out around 70 miles to pick it up. It was a fun event and it being our first tourney i think we learned a lot of do's and dont's and an looking forward to next years events.

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Old 09-13-2012, 08:56 AM   #2
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Hi Guys,
Glad yall enjoyed the event. Participation in the SKA tournaments (or really most fishing tournaments in general) is not what it once was, but the decline does seem to have bottomed out and is somewhat improved this year. 87 boats entered the SKA Pro Divison this year and there were 104 boats in the KM division of the ADSFR this year, both up from last year. Don't let the size of your boat discourage you - if you'll look at past years you'll see that in almost 50% of the year end standings the 23 and under weights are comparable to or larger than the open class (Sea Hagg, Backlash, Get Layed, etc.). The primary factors associated with consistantly catching big fish are experience and luck. Feel free to contact me any time that you have questions, need advice, etc.
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Old 09-13-2012, 06:14 PM   #3
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Congrats on fishing anyways! Its pretty hard to make that call the night before a big tournament if you are going to fish or not in the weather! Congrats on the decent king in crapy weather!
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