IFA Atlantic Division events set for April 28-29
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (April 18, 2018) – Inshore anglers from across South Carolina and surrounding regions will converge at Georgetown, South Carolina, April 28-29, for the first regular-season events for the Atlantic Division of the 2018 IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela’s and IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing.
The IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela’s will begin its activities on Friday. April 27, with tournament registration from 5-7 p.m. at Campbell Marine Complex (Hwy 17 S at Sampit River Bridge, Georgetown, SC 29440) with the captain’s meeting following registration. Anglers will launch at safe light on Saturday, April 28, from the complex and return to the complex for the weigh-in. Check-in times will be assigned at Friday’s captain’s meeting.
Competitors in the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing will have registration from 6-7 p.m. with captains meeting to follow on Saturday, April 28, at Campbell Marine Complex. Anglers will launch Sunday, April 29, from the location of their choice with the weigh-in to be at Quality Inn & Suites (210 Church St., Georgetown, SC 29440). Check in times will be announced at Saturday’s captain’s meeting.
Continuing to draw inshore anglers from Texas to the Carolinas, both IFA Tours include five different divisions, each with a two-event regular season. With budget-friendly entry fees, both tours offer opportunities to compete close to home while keeping anglers’ expenses to a minimum.
In addition to nearly 200 percent payback, every regular-season IFA Redfish Tour event guarantees fully rigged RB190 Ranger boat prize package powered by a 90 horsepower, 4-stroke Mercury outboard valued at $26,706 for first place. Each IFA Kayak Fishing Tour event will feature a guaranteed $1,000 cash prize plus a Power-Pole Micro Anchor/Spike, valued at $694.95, for the winning angler.
IFA events are made possible through the sponsorship and continued support of these well-respected brands: Hobie Fishing, Ranger Boats, Cabela’s, Mercury Marine, Berkley Gulp!, Berkley Gulp! Alive!, PENN Reels, Spiderwire, Minn Kota, Humminbird, Power-Pole, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, ATLAS, G-Juice, Navionics, Garmin and Powertex Group, Docville Farms, Campbell Complex Marina and Quality Inn & Suites.
For more information or to become a member of the IFA, the fastest-growing inshore fishing tournament series in the United States, go online to www.ifatours.com. To discover more about kayaking and Hobie Fishing go to www.hobiefishing.com.