NATIVE WATERCRAFT B.A.S.S. AUSTRALIAN KAYAK CHAMPIONSHIP

Native Watercraft Kayak Series
Lake Somerset, Queensland. Australia
22/09/2017 to 24/09/2017

The Native Watercraft B.A.S.S. Australia Nation Kayak Championship is here, and one angler is going to win a trip to the U.S.A. to compete in a B.A.S.S. event in 2018. Lake Somerset is set to host this event and we expect big bass, with big coverage for the big prize pool on offer.

All season Native Watercraft has put up Slayer 10 Propel kayaks as a major first prize at each event, with 4 winners across 3 states and the 32 anglers being invited to the Championship we have a huge prize pool on offer.

Native Watercraft also want to announce the arrival of their incredible new kayak that is ready to order now, the Titan is the next level of big kayaks, made with a huge amount of extras, and made for locations like Lake Somerset. With large storage and stability, this is kayak for the serious angler in mind, so contact Capacity Sports in Victoria to arrange a price.

A complimentary shirt will be given to each angler prior to the event, valued at $60 each we also have a huge prize pool, and on Saturday night we will be hosting a small AOY drinks party to celebrate the Angler of the Year Jonathan Chen.

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Prizes 

Kayak Champion - Trip to the U.S.A. to compete in a Bassmaster Open as a co-angler, entries, including flights, accommodation, transfers, food, and more. The Champion will actually travel to a central open with B.A.S.S. Australia Nation, go through pre-practice and official practice and compete in the tournament in and around April 2018, Customised Australian Tournament Shirts and Native Watercraft B.A.S.S. Australia Nation Kayak Champion Trophy.

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2nd Place Kayaker - $1,000 Native Watercraft Cheque, $1,000 Frogleys Voucher, Garmin Striker 7DV, Tonic Eyewear, Atomic Arrowz RodNative Watercraft Championship 2nd Place Trophy, Native Watercraft Tackle Prize Pack.

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3rd Place Kayaker - $600 Native Watercraft ChequeGarmin Striker 7DV Atomic Arrowz Rod, Native Watercraft Championship 3rd Place Trophy, Native Watercraft Tackle Prize Pack.

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4th Place Kayaker - $550 Native Watercraft Cheque, Native Watercraft Tackle Prize Pack.

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5th Place Kayaker - $300 Native Watercraft Cheque, Native Watercraft Tackle Prize Pack.

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CURRENT ENTRY LIST IS HERE.

Pre-Fish Ban (BLACK OUT PERIOD - DON"T SEND ANYONE OUT TO PRE-FISH DURING THIS PERIOD AND DON'T HIRE ANYONE TO SHOW YOU LOCATIONS LIKE A FISHING GUIDE, DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THE LAKE WITH ASSOCIATES, FAMILY AND FRIENDS IS PERMITTED) - Monday 11th September 12.00am - Friday 22nd September (Daylight Hours) - For a full list of the B.A.S.S. Australia Nation Rules and Regulations Click HERE.

Official Practice Day - Friday 22nd September. (Full Pre-fish)

Session Times (3 Sessions) - Session One - Saturday 23rd September 6.30am - 11.00am,

Session Times (3 Sessions) - Session Two - Saturday 23rd September 12.30pm - 5.00pm, 

Session Times (3 Sessions) - Session Three - Sunday 24th September 6.30am - 11.00am, 

Registration time and Location - Friday 22nd September - 11.30am - 5.00pm - Lake Somerset Holiday Park, QLD..

Official Group Briefing   - Friday 22nd Septmber - 5.30pm - Lake Somerset Holiday Park, QLD.

Bass size limit  - 31cm to the tip

Bass bag limit  - 2 bass per session

Special Notes: We will allow anglers to weigh-in during sessions and upgrade throughout the day to minimise risk to larger bass caught.

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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Getting there - 

Lake Somerset is centrally located between Brisbane, Toowoomba and the Sunshine Coast, and is a short drive from the country towns of Kilcoy, Esk and Woodford and is situated in the heart of the Valley of the Lakes.

The lake is up to approximately 52 kms long and has a capacity of 904,000 mega litres when under flood conditions, but under normal conditions 380,00 mega litres is at full capacity. When full the lake has a surface area of 4,210 hectares.

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ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

Lake Somerset offers a range of accommodation options from houses to powered and bush camping sites. For information on park entry fees, available accommodation options and tarrifs please visit www.lakesomerset.com.au or call 1800 606 759.

FISHING LICENCE

A Stock Impoundments Licence (SIP Licence) is essential for fishing the stocked lakes within Queensland.

Licences are available from: 

https://smarteform.auspost.com.au/aponlineforms/servlet/SmartForm.html?formCode=DAFSIP

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Shirt Information - Please fill out shirt size below between sizes Small, Medium, Large, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL,

ENTRY- $400.00 gst inc.

You must register before purchasing a tournamnent, click here to register