Tournament Schedule

5:45-6:00 AM – Physical Check-In

6:15 AM – Launch (Designated Launches)

6:45 AM – Lines In

6:58 AM – Sunrise

12:45 PM – Standings Offline

2:45:00 PM – Lines Out

4:15:00 PM – Upload Deadline

4:30:00 PM – Weigh-In

  • Miller Park
    1651 18th St
    Florence, OR 97439
    https://goo.gl/maps/QGVKMCv6vbZoiYhd9
  • We will use the picnic shelter if available.
  • There should be plenty of parking. Vehicles without trailers can park in the parking lot. If necessary, vehicles with trailers can park on 18th St, 17th St, or the open lot off 15th St.
  • Attendance is MANDATORY. If you need to leave early, contact the Tournament Director.

Tournament Details

  • Cell Service on Water: Poor
    Cellular service may not be available on the water. It is the competitor’s responsibility to find service and upload their fish before the deadline.
  • Launch Type: Designated Launches
  • Registration Ends: 09/09/2022 11:59 PM
    Late registration is limited and subject to an additional $10 late registration fee
  • Off-Limits Starts: No Off-Limits Period
  • Practice Ends: 09/16/2022 11:00 AM
  • Identifier Code Released: 09/16/2022 10:00 PM

Physical Check-In:

  • 09/17/2022 5:45 – 6:00 AM
  • We will be checking in anglers at the two launch locations:
  • Tahkenitch Landing
    79835 US-101, Gardiner, OR 97441
    https://goo.gl/maps/JQaNm3Zu2KaAHHki7
  • Tahkenitch Boat Ramp
    1/4 mile north of Tahkenitch Landing
    https://goo.gl/maps/B2Qf1Gem8d4zeMUA9
  • Parking is LIMITED at these two locations.
  • If you have a campsite at Tahkenitch Landing Campground, please park your vehicle at your campsite while you are on the water.
  • if you do not have a kayak trailer, please do not use trailer spaces.
  • Bring your Ketch boards
  • Attendance is MANDATORY

Launch Locations:

  • Tahkenitch Landing (semi-improved)
  • Tahkenitch Boat Ramp (semi-improved)
  • No other launches are allowed.

Eligible Water Boundaries:

  • Main body of water.
  • Connected creeks, rivers, sloughs and tributaries accessible via kayak from the main body of water are in-bounds up to 1 mile from the main main body (conditions permitting for safety and accessibility)
  • Disconnected sloughs and ponds are out-of-bounds.
  • Portaging is not permitted.
  • Only public waters are allowed.

Safety Notes:

  • An overhead 360° light is required in low light conditions. A high-visibility flag, vest-type PFD, and sound signaling device (whistle) are required on the water at all times. Failure to utilize any of this safety equipment may result in disqualification.
  • If you are displaying any of the known symptoms of COVID-19, including without limitation, fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and/or diarrhea, stay home. If at any time before or during the Event you begin to experience any such symptoms, or learn that you have come into contact with anyone who either has COVID-19 or is displaying such symptoms, you must immediately alert an Event official and withdraw from the Event.
  • KFNW has a no refund policy on entry fees, but we will make an exception and issue refunds for competitors who experience symptoms of, or are diagnosed with COVID-19 before the event has been completed. Competitors must notify their Tournament Director. KFNW will not issue refunds unless they are notified sufficiently before lines out.

Tournament Directors: