Anglers must launch from a public access point located within the boundaries outlined in the map.
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 https://moyakfishingseries.com/
Anglers must obey all Missouri State and Coast Guard laws while on the water or risk disqualification from event.
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 $10 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.
*2 Major boat tournaments will be going on as well.
The MLF/Phoenix boat Tournament will launch from Port of Kimberling with an estimated 200 boats.
National Youth Fishing Association will be launching from Indian Point Marina with an estimated 300 boats.
We will launch 30 minutes before the boat tournaments do so make sure you have enough lights that you will be visible and safe in the dark.
Be respectful to all anglers on the water and communicate when approaching another angler or boater. Some anglers may be filmed on National TV so let’s represent the sport in a professional manner.
First launch is 5:30am.
Competition begins at 6:00am.
Anglers may not cast or attempt to fish between 5:30 -6:00am.
Competition ends at 2:00pm.
Photo submission deadline will be 3:00pm.
Awards at 3:30pm. Door prizes and free raffle give aways at every event.
Awards location will be at the Branson Rec Plex.
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.