September 23, 2023 TO

September 24, 2023


Event Details




From: September 23, 2023
To: September 24, 2023

Event Info

Lets Do IT!

You do not want to miss our 2nd visit to one of the premier fisheries in the whole country, Lake Sam Rayburn supported by Marine Mat!

In the final event of the 2023 season, anglers will have the famous and annually Top 10 rated fishery to close out another amazing year!  This fishery is very diverse and offers our anglers a wide variety of fishing opportunities.  The lake offers excellent deep and shallow water fishing with ample brush and vegetation.  While quantity of fish should be plentiful, there is also great opportunity for very large fish and there is a potential Personal Best at the end of any cast!

– Local Dealer Support- There are not any dealers in this exact area so we suggest maintaining and fixing all known issues prior to arrival or stopping at a dealer on the way.

Event HQ– Umphrey Family Pavillion: 5438 Sam Rayburn Parkway Brookeland Texas 75931, Brookeland, TX 75931

Anglers are encouraged to bring seating for the brief 30-minute meeting on Friday evening.

We encourage all of our anglers and the folks traveling with them to stay in Jasper, TX.  That is the community that has invested money and effort into brining us to this great fishery. They are only able to recuperate their investment in us, if we support their local establishments.  Please stay and eat in Jasper as much as possible and let them know you are in town for the Hobie BOS Kayak tournament!

A maximum capacity field of 225 or less will be competing for a cash payout to 15% of the field and the top 3 non-qualified anglers will earn their spot in the 2023 Tournament of Champions (TOC) at Lake Chickamauga, Dayton TN Nov 8-10.

35 Anglers will have the opportunity to earn their spot at the TOC once this event is completed through points and auto qualify. Don’t get left out while sitting this one out!

The TOC is a 3-day, 60 angler Championship that saw a $100,000 payout in 2022 and an expected payout of over $80,000 in 2023.

If Maximum capacity is reached, anglers can use the waitlist feature on TourneyX  to get inline if any spots become available.

All BOS questions can be sent to:

Tournament Director- AJ Mcwhorter

Event Media – Steve Fields

Official Schedule- All times are CST.

August 10th -12 EST Registration Opens

September 2nd – Off- limits begins- Anglers are no longer allowed on the water in any capacity. Hiring, communicating, or receiving information from guides is no longer allowed through the end of the event. Public information from a guide that is available to anyone, like websites or social media posts are allowed to be utilized.

September 8th- Refund Process ends at 6pm CST.  This is the last opportunity to request a partial refund (70%).  No refunds will be processed after this date.

September 13th- 7pm EST.  Live broadcast on BOS Facebook Group Page.

September 15th- Registration/ waitlist window closes at 11 pm CST if not already capped at 225.  Anglers will receive a practice email from BOS Officials to their Tourney-X registered email within 12 hours of event closing.

September 16th – Official practice window begins.  Anglers are now allowed to access the waters but must be in a kayak and follow all practice rules. Motors are allowed for practice only.  Receiving and gathering info is allowed as long as the info isn’t paid or bartered for, and the source is not a guide.

September 22nd-

4pm- Practice Window Ends/ Off the water

6:20- All Anglers are expected to be at Event HQ with their measuring device.

6:30- Angler Meeting and event Instructions

7 pm- Board check/ Day 1 and Day 2 ID Distribution.  Sponsor Prize Giveaway

– If anglers can’t attend the Friday night events, they are still responsible for coordinating with the director, getting their Ketch board checked, receiving event IDs and being aware of everything covered during the meeting.  It is OK for another angler to help in this process.

September 23rd –

6:15 am- Launch- Anglers can Pedal/ Paddle away from their start location.

6:45 am- Fishing Begins: Anglers can make their first cast.

3:00 pm- Fishing ends

4:00 pm- Submission deadline

7:30 pm- Facebook Live meeting and Day 2 ID code Announcement

September 24th

6:15 am- Launch- Anglers can Pedal/ Paddle away from their start location.

6:45 am- Fishing Begins

3:00 pm- Fishing ends

4:00 pm- Submission deadline

5:00 pm- Live Awards at HQ.  Anglers are welcome.

Event Boundaries:

Anglers are not allowed to wade or portage in this event.

Anglers will have access to all legal, available, and connected waters of Lake Sam Rayburn as long as the official launched are used and all access rules are followed.

Published launches:

Anglers must use launches from the Official list to launch and land on competition days. Anglers must follow the rules of the facility they use. Some ramps and locations have published hours that are not reflective of event hours. This is a live map and running list.  It is subject to updates at any time and will be announced to the field. Participants are expected to help this list stay up to date through communication with the TD as they learn additional details through local knowledge, map study and time during pre-fishing. Not all access areas will be considered legal launches for the event. Link is below.

Launch List will be published here Soon-

The Hobie BOS requires a Metal Ketch Board for competition.  Anglers are expected to provide their own board.

Anglers must have a valid fishing License before they get on tournament waters.