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International Anglers invited to 2024 Pan American/USAngling Challenge Cup Kayak Fishing Championship to be held on Lake Murray in South Carolina

Lake Murray, SC — June 4, 2024: Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board (CCLMC) and USAngling are excited to host the will be hosting the 2024 Pan American/USAngling Challenge Cup Kayak Fishing Championship on famed Lake Murray in Columbia, SC. The events are scheduled to take place from September 27th to 29th, this esteemed event will see elite kayak anglers competing for their country both from Pan American nations and all other nations.

Anglers with heritage from the Pan American nations will be fishing for the 3rd Pan American Kayak Fishing Championship.  Other international anglers can take part in the USAngling Challenge Cup if they are not Pan Am nations.  This opens the door for an incredible opportunity for the international kayak fishing community.  Countries are starting to line up including: USA, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Philippines, Venezuela and others.

The stakes are raised as the event will be targeting Lake Murray’s world class bass and striper fishing. The dual species format looks to be a unique and exciting challenge

“USA Kayak Fishing can’t wait to share the hospitality of Capital City/Lake Murray Country RTB with the world,” says USA Kayak Fishing President Craig Storms. “The international kayak fishing community is in for an incredible experience with the bass and striper combo. We have a spot for all nations that want to compete so we ask anglers to contact us for more information on the events.”

Anglers interested in representing their heritage at this event are invited to request more information at:  The maximum number of anglers per team is 9.  Anglers can compete as individuals or can form teams of 3 anglers.

“Named a “Top Southern Destination” by Forbes and Food & Travel, Lake Murray is also an award-winning fishery.” said Miriam Atria, President/CEO of CCLMC. “Lake Murray is a competitive Lake with big fish! We are proud to host the 2024 Pan American Kayak Fishing Championship and look forward to welcoming our international fishing community again to Lake Murray!”

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