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Capital City/Lake Murray Country RTB to Host Major Kayak Fishing Championships in 2024

State College, PA: Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board has been chosen as the site for two major kayak fishing championships in 2024. The two events will be the USA Kayak Fishing Team Qualifier event and the Pan American Kayak Fishing Championship.


The qualifier event will be an invitational for America’s top kayak anglers. They will be competing for a spot on the 2024 Pan American team on Lake Murray and the 2024 Kayak Fishing World Championship to be held in Italy. The USA Kayak Fishing Team is the defending Gold medalist in both of the events. They won the 2022 Pan American Kayak Fishing Championship in Mexico on Lake Cuchillo and the 2023 Kayak Fishing World Championship that was hosted in Cookeville, TN on Centerhill lake.


USAngling and Capital City/Lake Murray Country RTB made history together in 2022 when they hosted a record breaking 25 nations at the 2022 Black Bass World Championship. “Capital City Lake Murray Country RTB truly believes in the importance of supporting our national fishing teams” says USAngling President Tony Forte. “Miriam Atria, Vickie Davis, Micah Decker and all the CCLMC RTB team have an amazing track record by hosting professional and international fishing tournaments.


Tournament kayak fishing is growing quickly and America’s kayak anglers will get a special treat on Lake Murray’s famed waters.” The USA Kayak Fishing team qualifier event is going to be held on April 25-28th. The top kayak anglers in the country will be invited to fish their way onto the kayak fishing national team. The Pan American kayak fishing championship will be held September 26-29th and will feature kayak fishing teams from the Americas.


“Capital City/Lake Murray Country is excited to continue our partnership with USAngling Confederation through the kayak tournaments coming to Lake Murray, we can’t wait to greet the participants and showcase our region to all”, stated Miriam Atria, President/CEO. 


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