Kayak Fishing Tournament

May 13-15, 2022 | May 19-21, 2023

Kayak Fishing Tournament
Annually: middle weekend in May
Cost: $85 per entrant

Enter by April 1 to participate in this catch-photo-release tournament, open to any angler in any kind of water craft that isn’t gas-powered —(electric-powered allowed) — canoe, kayak, rowboat, etc—fishing with one rod at a time.

To enter, submit the completed form with your payment prior to the Captain’s Meeting on Friday.

Kayak Fishing Tournament Schedule

Friday: 7pm Captain’s Meeting at the Elephant Butte Community Center
Saturday: Meet inside the Elephant Butte Lake State Park Main Gate between 6:30 and 7am. The tournament begins at 7am and ends at 3:30pm. Photo files must be delivered to Zia Kayak Outfitters by 4:30pm.
Sunday: 11am Awards Meeting the Elephant Butte Community Center

Kayak launching spots include Marina del Sur, Rock Canyon, Dam Site Marina and shoreline areas such as as Dirt Dam, Lions Beach, Rattlesnake Island, Hot Springs Landing Cove, Long Point, Lost Canyon, Three Sisters and Monticello South Point. Be aware of soft sand areas to avoid getting stuck even with 4-wheel drive.

Email EBkayakT@gmail.com or call 575-744-4185 for more information.

2022 Prizes:
1st Prize: New Hobie Pro Angler 14 180 in Camo (value $4,699).
2nd Prize: $500 Cash and $100 Zia Kayak Outfitters store credit
3rd Prize: $400 Cash and $75 Zia Kayak Outfitters store credit
4th Prize: $250 Cash
5th Prize: $200 Cash
6th Prize: $150 Cash
7th Prize: $125 Cash
8th Prize: $100 Cash
9th Prize: $50 Zia Kayak Outfitters store credit
10th Prize: $25 Zia Kayak Outfitters store credit

kayak fishing tournament map

Sierra County Recreation and Tourism
301 S. Foch, Truth or Consequences NM

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