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2023 KAYAK FISHING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
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COOKEVILLE, TN  |  JUNE 6 – 11, 2023 

KAYAK FISHING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2023

The United States Angling Confederation and Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau will host the 2023 FIPSed Kayak Fishing World Championship in Cookeville, Tennessee on Center Hill Lake. Center Hill Lake is the largest of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes in Tennessee, covering 18,200 acres. It’s also one of the most popular recreation destinations in Middle Tennessee—with good reason. Hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and many other water sports are enjoyed on Center Hill’s beautiful water.

The southern charm of Cookeville, TN and the surrounding area will welcome all international attendees and provide many cherished memories. This world championship is sanctioned by FIPSed International Federation of Fish Sports Freshwater.

VENUE/RAMP: Hurricane Bridge Recreation Area
HEADQUARTERS TENT: Hurricane Bridge Recreation Area
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZER: John Knight

USAngling is using Fishing Chaos to score this event. All anglers must sign up through the application and compete using the Fishing Chaos app for Photo-Catch-Release scoring.

2023 KAYAK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

USA KAYAK TEAM
Eric Jackson
Kristine Fischer
Cody Milton
Damian Thao
Brian Nelli
Rus Snyders
Guillermo Gonzales
Josh Stewart
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EVENT LOCATION

COOKEVILLE, TN

Prepare to be charmed by our majestic mountains, rich historical heritage, art and cultural events, unique downtown shops, cosmopolitan cuisine and our magnificent state and local parks.

If you’re looking for a great place to get in shape, Cookeville’s a natural. Replete with area hills, trails, caves, lakes and streams, our surroundings beckon hikers, cavers, bikers, climbers, spelunkers and horseback riders from far and wide. Or sweat it out indoors in one of our CrossFit gyms — one of which is run by four-time Reebok CrossFit “Fittest Man on Earth” Rich Froning. These are just some of the reasons Cookeville is earning its title as the perfect setting for your next fitcation!

EVENT AGENDA

TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2023

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Accreditation of Delegates – Cookeville Visitors Center

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Team Parade – Parade lineup begins at 3:30 at the Train Depot

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Ramp Tent: Captains Meeting (all competitors), Scoring App, ID Cards, Appointment of Jury

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Ramp Tent: Opening Ceremony, Opening Dinner, Symposium Speaker, Team Photos

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2023

Official Practice 1 – Hurricane Bridge Recreation Area – Silver Point Ramp

6:30 AM Start fishing. (Subject to change)

2:30 PM End fishing – boat check in at ramp.

3:00 PM Captains Meeting at HQ Ramp Tent

6:00 PM Apex Watercraft Dinner ALL TEAMS INVITED – hosted at Olympian home of Eric Jackson

THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2023

Official Practice 2 – Hurricane Bridge Recreation Area – Silver Point Ramp

6:30 AM Start fishing.

2:30 PM End fishing – boat check in at ramp.

2:30 PM Ramp BBQ Party for all teams

3:00 PM Captains Meeting at HQ Ramp Tent

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2023

Competition Day 1 – Hurricane Bridge Recreation Area – Silver Point Ramp

6:30 AM Start fishing.

2:30 PM End fishing – boat check in at ramp.

3:00 PM Captains Meeting at HQ Ramp Tent

 

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2023

Competition Day 2 – Hurricane Bridge Recreation Area – Silver Point Ramp

6:30 AM Start fishing.

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Youth Day at Cane Creek Park

2:30 PM End fishing – boat check in at ramp.

3:00 PM Captains Meeting at HQ Ramp Tent

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2023

Competition Day 3 – Hurricane Bridge Recreation Area – Silver Point Ramp

6:30 AM Start fishing.

2:30 PM End fishing – boat check in at ramp.

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Ramp Tent: Awards Dinner and Medal Presentations

 

MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2023

Departures – Safe travel back.

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