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KAYAK SALTWATER FISHING

JUNE 21 – 24, 2024  |  COSTA RICA 

2024 KAYAK SALTWATER FISHING PAN AM CHAMPIONSHIP

USA Kayak Fishing Saltwater team is proud to announce the first ever Pan Am Championship dedicated to saltwater kayak fishing. This event will be held in Bahia Ballena Costa Rica June 21-23 2024. The Pan American Sportfishing Federation has awarded this event to Costa Rica and the fishing is expected to be outstanding.

7 countries including teams USA, Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Colombia, and Venezuela will compete head to head for Pan American Gold Medals. Athletes fish for a wide variety of exciting Pelagic and inshore species. A point system will be used to score individual species with Marlin being the highest score and Needle fish being the lowest score. The top 3 scoring individuals anglers will be awarded individual medals. The top 3 anglers from each country will be added together to determine team medals. The tournament will be all catch and release and a video system will be used to verify scoring.

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USAngling Introduces New USA Kayak Saltwater Fishing Team

USAngling Introduces New USA Kayak Saltwater Fishing Team State College, PA – April 4, 2024: USAngling is proud to announce an exciting new sports team, Saltwater Kayak Fishing, to the USAngling program. USAngling has set up an USA Kayak Fishing Saltwater committee to select America’s best saltwater kayak fishing teams.

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USA KAYAK SALTWATER EVENTS
2024 Kayak Saltwater Fishing World Championship
2024 Kayak Saltwater Fishing Pan AM Championship
USA KAYAK SALTWATER FISHING TEAM
Adam Fisk - Coach (Florida)
Robert Field - Captain (Texas)
David Elgas (Hawaii)
Allen Sansano (California)
Annie Nagel (California)
Dakota Dunmire (New Jersey)
Corey Apo (Hawaii)
Mark Veary (Oregon)
Chris Mautino (Alaska)
Elsa Flores (California)
Guy Marsh (Texas)
Justin Ritchey (Florida)
Ryan Deitrick (Costa Rica)
Lance Clinton (Costa Rica)
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USA KAYAK SALTWATER FISHING

The USAngling Kayak Fishing Saltwater Program is dedicated to sending the leading angler athletes to represent the USA and compete at an international level. The team will represent the USA at the upcoming Costa Rica PanAm Championships in June and the first World Championships in Spain this October. 

The committee will also establish a program to build future regional qualifiers, national championships, PanAm’s and other international competitions, and a path forward for American athletes to compete in Saltwater Kayak Fishing World Championships.

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