2016 KBF State Championship

KY Bass Federation State Championship

September 17-18, 2016

Am I Qualified to compete at the KBF State Tournament?  

Boaters  Click here                    Co Anglers Click here

Pay Entry Fee online Now!   Click here 


(after 9/14/2016 you MUST pay at Registration)

Clubs Eligible to send Clubs Top 2 to the TBF Semi-Finals 

Click Here

(All Clubs are REQUIRED to submit their Top 2 on/before 9/20/2016)

submit to    Tom Whittington  tmcwhitt@gmail.com   or    Donnie Keeton     donkee311@zoomtown.com

KY Bass Federation President:                                                  

John Dixon-270-590-2902


State Tournament Host

Lake Barkley Tourism

Debi Dodd, Director

270-388-5300 or 270-625-8540

Host Motel:

Days Inn Kuttawa

139 Days Inn Drive

PO Box 218, Kuttawa, KY 42055


1st floor double rooms – $67.49

2nd floor double rooms- $62.99

Breakfast served at 5am

Restaurants/Things to Do:


Body of water:

KY and Barkley Lakes

Launch Location:

Kuttawa/ Lyon County

Boat Ramp

Lake Drive

Kuttawa, KY 42055

Creel & length limits

5 fish per angler, 15”

TN smallmouth 18”

Tournament Waters:

Locking Not Permitted – The tournament waters for this event shall be Barkley and Kentucky Lake.   Any waters posted Off-Limits or No Fishing by State or Federal Agencies will be Off-Limits.  Any live-bass-release areas established by the Tournament Director will be Off-Limits as well as any other areas announced at the pre-tournament briefing.  Only that water open to ALL public fishing will be considered tournament waters. Any waters closed to public fishing will be closed to this tournament’s contestants.

Official Dates and Times:

September 17, 2016   7:00 am to 3:00 pm

September 18, 2016   7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Legacy Marine  Big Fish  $250

(paid to big Bass of the Tournament)


Friday September 16th 5:00 – 6:00 pm

United Methodist Church

214 Jenkins Road

Eddyville, KY  42055

Banquet & Rules Briefing:

United Methodist Church

214 Jenkins Road

Eddyville, KY 42038

Dinner 6:15 pm

Rules and pairings immediately following dinner

Fishing License

All anglers must have a valid Kentucky Fishing License in their possession covering the dates of the event.  A Tennessee Fishing License may be needed.

LBL Directors:

Mark Cooper –  859-608-1469

Tom Ballowe – 270-519-7251





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