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#10953511 - 07/02/15 01:11 PM Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15
g.a.gonzales Offline
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Loc: Fort Worth, TX/Miami, FL
After the success of last years NTKBF event on the Brazos River. It only made sense to do another one this year! This event will be structured in a similar way to last years event. You must start at the Whitney Dam and take out at Dicks Outpost adjacent to the 2114 bridge. This year Backwoods is allowing people to paddle past the 2114 bridge and fish given that they paddle there from the official put in at the dam.

Like the PFD tournament on the Trinity there will be a fly fishing division and a conventional division. Tournament entry will cost $30 with a $10 big bass side pot. Big Bass will not be separated between the two divisions. There will be a 100% payout divided 60%/30%/10% in the two divisions. HAWG TROUGH will be the only measuring device allowed. If park regulations allow they will be for sale prior to the tournament but please plan ahead.

The tournament time table will be as follows:

4:30 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. check in. (Whitney Dam Launch Area)
5:00 a.m. captain's meeting.
5:15 a.m. launch and first cast
3:30 p.m. score cards in at Dick's Outpost at 2114 bridge
Award ceremony and location TBA

THIS TOURNAMENT WILL BE INTERESTING. As many of you know, Lake Whitney in that last month has been as high as 23 feet OVER POOL. Lake officials have been releasing water daily in massive amounts. The river has not been fishable from a kayak in weeks. Since they started releasing, the water levels have gone down about 16 feet on Lake Whitney. After phone conversations with the BRA, if consistent rains don't persist, water release will be back to normal for the event. Anglers will come in contact with what is likely to be a whole new river. New pools, flats, laydowns, and eddys should make for very exciting fishing as nobody will have a true advantage.

Prior to all the rain both fly anglers and conventional anglers were reporting very high catch rates with some very big fish mixed in! Backwoods does have a kayak trailer that will be used to transport anglers and boats from Dick's Outpost back to the put-in. We will however accept as much help as we can in that regard.

If you're interested in coming along please let us know on the Facebook link attached below:

https://www.facebook.com/events/904240156300406/

Further information on rules for the tournament will be posted on the Facebook event page! Come out and enjoy a laid back tournament on one of the most scenic waterways in Texas!
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#10953571 - 07/02/15 01:32 PM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
G Love Offline
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Registered: 06/03/10
Posts: 1653
Loc: Weatherford, TX
I'm in
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#10953854 - 07/02/15 03:28 PM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
Grease Bath Offline
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Registered: 03/15/11
Posts: 1692
Loc: Ft. Worth
Sweet!! I'm in
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#10954126 - 07/02/15 06:00 PM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: Grease Bath]
armadillomojo Offline
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Registered: 10/28/11
Posts: 2510
Loc: Cleburne,Tx
If I don't make the KATS event in Aransas Pass that weekend I will be in....

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#10954812 - 07/03/15 01:17 AM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
John Stockman Offline
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Registered: 02/27/07
Posts: 559
Loc: arlington tx
Count me in

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#10982319 - 07/16/15 10:20 PM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
g.a.gonzales Offline
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Registered: 06/07/10
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Loc: Fort Worth, TX/Miami, FL
I'm gettin amped! I have a feeling it's going to be some awesome fishing!
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#10982414 - 07/16/15 11:43 PM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
The Black Hammer Offline
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Registered: 04/11/08
Posts: 857
Loc: Grand Prairie
dang it!!! I'll be in LA that weekend!!
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#10982701 - 07/17/15 08:13 AM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
FishyB Offline
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Registered: 05/29/14
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Loc: Keller, TX
Knuckles and I are in for sure! Can't wait!!!
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#10982872 - 07/17/15 09:07 AM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
Jerry Hamon Offline
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Registered: 12/31/06
Posts: 7333
Loc: Van Alstyne, TX USA
I'm in! Can't hardly wait! banana

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#10983575 - 07/17/15 01:34 PM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
Jason Delfraisse Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/14/14
Posts: 365
Loc: FORT WORTH
Do we have to take out at dicks? I'm in either way just curious and don't like that hill we don't get along.

Also is backwoods doing a points race with this trail?


Edited by Jason Delfraisse (07/17/15 01:39 PM)

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#10984510 - 07/17/15 09:57 PM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: Jason Delfraisse]
Jerry Hamon Offline
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Registered: 12/31/06
Posts: 7333
Loc: Van Alstyne, TX USA
Take out is at Dicks as I understand it.

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#10985327 - 07/18/15 02:07 PM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Offline
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Registered: 02/23/11
Posts: 5724
Loc: Fort Worth, Tx.
Right on my baby's due date! You guys have fun and be safe and catch lots of fish! I have yet to fish this stretch, need to get on it soon!

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#10986528 - 07/19/15 09:12 AM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
g.a.gonzales Offline
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Registered: 06/07/10
Posts: 232
Loc: Fort Worth, TX/Miami, FL
Backwoods will not be doing a points race this year. Just a series of river events. The next event will be on the trinity river in october.

You must take out at dicks. Thankfully there will be people there to help! You aren't kidding about that hill!

If you plan on attending the event, please rsvp on Facebook! And sign up online at backwoods.com/brazos
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#10986949 - 07/19/15 01:31 PM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
Coach P Offline
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Registered: 04/24/13
Posts: 173
Loc: Garland, TX
IN! you know if it's blue and black I'll be throwing it. woot
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#10987170 - 07/19/15 04:23 PM Re: Backwoods' Kayak Fishing Series -- Brazos River Tournament 8/1/15 [Re: g.a.gonzales]
g.a.gonzales Offline
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Registered: 06/07/10
Posts: 232
Loc: Fort Worth, TX/Miami, FL
Online Registration is officially open via,

Backwoods.com/brazos

Would anyone be interested in a striper side pot? Word on the street is that a lot of stripers are going to get caught!
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