IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing Announces 2015 Schedule

IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing Announces 2015 Schedule  

Over 100 percent payback at every event

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (January 16, 2015) -The Inshore Fishing Association (IFA) Kayak Fishing Tour presented by Hobie Fishing recently unveiled the official 2015 tournament schedule, complete with over 100 percent payback at every event. The 2015 schedule includes two regular-season events in each of the tour's five divisions plus a two-day championship event.

The IFA Kayak Fishing Tour regular season opens in Punta Gorda, Florida, on March 8 and wraps up at Fernandina, Florida, on Sept. 27. A two-day Tour Championship will be held October 9-10 in the St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana (exact location TBA). Official registration for the 2015 season is underway.

Each of the 10 regular season events will feature a catch-photograph-release tournament format. The IFA Kayak Fishing Tour will continue to offer over 100 percent payout, plus contingency opportunities for anglers at every event. Also, for an additional $50, anglers can sign up for the Angler's Advantage program, which allows participants to compete in an even higher payout bracket. 

The fastest-growing kayak fishing tournament trail in the country, the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing offers inshore kayak anglers from a multitude of states the opportunity to participate in competitive fishing tournaments. With low entry fees and minimal travel requirements, kayak anglers competing in the catch-photograph-release tournaments can take advantage of the rich prize structure awarded to competitors.

IFA events are made possible through the sponsorship and continued support of these well-respected brands: Hobie Fishing, Ranger Boats, Cabela's, Lucas Oil, Yamaha Outboards, RAM, Berkley Gulp!, Berkley Gulp! Alive!, PENN Reels, Spiderwire, Minn Kota, Humminbird, Power-Pole, Amphibia, Arctic Ice, Protect the Harvest, General Tire, Bob's Machine Shop, SuperClean, Mustang Survival, iON Cameras, Valley Fashions, ENGEL Coolers, Bulldog Folding Trailers, Powertex Group, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

2015 IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Schedule (subject to change)


Atlantic Division

May 3 - Georgetown, S.C.

Aug. 30 - Georgetown, S.C.


Florida East Division

March 29 - Titusville, Fla.

Sept. 27 - Fernandina, Fla.


Florida West Division

March 8 - Punta Gorda, Fla.

Sept. 13 - Ruskin, Fla.


Louisiana Division

May 31 - Lafitte, La.

Aug. 2 - Houma, La.


Texas Division

June 7 - Corpus Christi, Texas

Aug. 16 - Port Aransas, Texas



October 9-10 - Saint Bernard Parish, La.


For more information or to become a member of the IFA, the fastest-growing inshore fishing tournament series in the United States, go online to www.ifatours.com.

To discover more about kayaking and Hobie Fishing go to www.hobiefishing.com.
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