Season: 2023-NonAOY

2023 Missouri Kayak Bass Championship

Lake location will be based on a random draw of the top 3 lakes on the 2023 trail series. Top lakes will be based on attendance.

Anglers must launch from a public access point

MoYak membership is not required to compete, but members get a discounted entry fee as well as earning the right to compete for points in the Angler of the Year race. To join go to

Ketch brand measuring boards only. No minimum length.

Anglers must meet Coast Guard safety lighting requirements if launching before sunrise.

PFDs must be worn during competition.

Prefishing ends at 6:00pm Friday.

Virtual Captains meeting will be posted on FB by 6:00pm.

Identifier code will be released at 6:00pm Friday night. Identifier code must be visible in the photo and may be written on anything.

Anglers may load up and drive to another public access point and relaunch during tournament times. Shuttles are allowed.

Big Bass pot will be $5.00 per angler that will be deducted from the entry fee.

Trash pot is optional and will be awarded to the angler that catches the longest non scorable fish(not a bass) that was caught by legal tournament means during the derby.

Trash pot photos are submitted to the Tournament Director directly.

DAY 1-

First launch is 6:30am.

Competition begins at 7:00am.

Competition ends at 3:00pm.

Photo submission deadline will be 4:00pm.

DAY 2- (Daylight Savings time)

First launch is 5:30am.

Competition begins at 6:00am

Competition ends at 2:00pm.

Photo submission deadline is 3:00pm.

Awards location TBD

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Participant agrees to hold MoYak LLC and its successors, assignees, licensees, partners, dealers, employees and volunteer staff harmless for any liability from any injury or damage arising from the participation of this event.

2023 Crock-O-Gator Taney 20

The 3rd Annual MoYak spring Championship on Lake Taneycomo.
This event is for the top 20 anglers of MoYak to compete in a NO ENTRY FEE Championship.

Tournament HQ will be at Rockaway Beach

This will be a shotgun start.

First launch at 7:00 am

Lines in at 7:30 am

Lines out at 3:30 pm

Photo Submission deadline 4:30 pm

Awards to follow at Rainbow Haven Resort at Rockaway Beach

Joshua Boothe

I’m a former Marine from Joplin Missouri, and the President of the MoYak fishing series. I compete in the KBF Pro series and the FLW kayak series. I enjoy spending as much time as I can in my FeelFree kayak, so I now fish full time, competing on a local and national level.

Career accomplishments
2016 MoYak Rookie of the Year
2017 MoYak Angler of the Year
2018 KBF National AOY rank #34
3 time Tournament of Champions qualifier
2019 KBF National Championship Team Cup Challenge winning team member-KAYAKJAK’S
4 time KBF National Championship qualifier
27 Top 10 finishes