Coos Bay Kayak Fishing Tournament August 23

The Caddis Fly is thrilled to be one of the sponsors of the Fifth Annual Sunset Bay Angler of the Day (a kayak-only fishing tournament) next month at Sunset Bay State Park in Coos Bay, OR.

Oregon Fishing Bottomfish

You can check out the Facebook page for the tournament here. The other official page is here.

Tournament Description:
This is a points per inch based contest. Points are assigned to each of the available species that can be caught in the area. The angler with the highest point total at the end of the contest will be declared the winner and receive the Hobie Outback Mirage Drive Kayak.

Species List:
1. Lingcod 4.5 points per inch
2. Rockfish 7 points per inch
3. Greenling 9 points per inch
4. Cabezon 8 points per inch
5. Surf Perch 11 points per inch
6. Halibut 3.5 points per inch
7. Flounder 7 points per inch
8. Chinook 4 points per inch
9. Coho 5 points per inch

Rules and Regulations:
–Check in begins at 5:30 AM–
–Cut off time to measure your fish will be 2:00 pm, no entries will be allowed after that time–
–Waiver must be signed prior to launching. If you fail to sign the waiver, you will be disqualified from contest–
–Abide by all ODFW fishing laws and regulations–
–Have a valid Oregon fishing license–
–Have a valid Oregon Invasive Species Permit–
–Catch and release will be allowed with clear picture on a measuring device, mouth closed, and must include verification item to be given to each angler before launching. No extra points awarded for C&R–
–Wear appropriate immersion gear for Oregon coast water temperatures!–
–Must fly a safety flag–
–Must carry a signaling device (whistle, horn etc.)–
–Northern boundary is the north side of Baltimore Rock–
–Southern boundary is the south side of Simpson Reef–

Back Up Plan:

If the ocean is too rough to go out we will change the competition to a Salmon Derby. We will fish the Bay so bring your trolling gear. The angler with the single heaviest fish will be declared the winner. One way or another we will fish!

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2 Responses to Coos Bay Kayak Fishing Tournament August 23

  1. Scott says:

    Will be the only fly fishing guy there and going to kick the gear guys butts this year.

  2. Jay says:

    Not complaining- just wondering hey kings get fewer points than silvers. Sounds like great fun. I’ll be thinking of you when I’m fishing off Pacific City.

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