ENMKF 2020 Virtual Event #1


ENMKF 2020 Virtual Event #1

Saturday, May 9, 2020 to Sunday, May 31, 2020
| Fishing Tournament
Target Sub-species: 
Bass - Black Bass

Matt Ramey TD

Phillip Gonzales TD


Matt Ramey TD

Phillip Gonzales TD

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ENMKF 2020 Virtual Event #1
Eastern New Mexico Kayak Fishing
Weekends in May, 2020


Eastern New Mexico Kayak Fishing is a fishing group that helps promote competitive kayak fishing and connect anglers in the state of NM. To help get angler's out of the house and on the water, ENMKF is hosting an online tournament for the month of May. This tournament will be utilizing the catch, photo, release format.

This event will be open to anyone fishing in New Mexico. Score will be based off 5 largest Black Bass.

You can fish any Public body of water in the state of New Mexico. No private lakes, ponds, or rivers.

The dates listed below are legal tournament days. Any catches submitted outside
of official tournament dates will not be scored.

  • May 9th and 10th
  • May 15th, 16th, 17th
  • May 22nd, 23rd, 24th
  • May 29th, 30th, 31st

Captains meeting will be held on the Eastern New Mexico Kayak Fishing Facebook
page, May 8th at 8pm.

Series: ENMKF - Eastern New Mexico Kayak Fishing

$50 USD
Individual Angler

Processing fee of $5.00 USD will be added to the registration fee.

Any Public body of water in the state of New Mexico.

Tournament is over

Website: www.facebook.com/Eastern-New-Mexico-Kayak-Fishing-984441461592264/


Tournament Identifier
2 months 4 weeks ago
"Logging Your Catch" Instructional Video
3 months 4 days ago
Welcome to iAngler Tournament - Adding Your Photo to the Leaderboard
3 months 4 days ago

Events & Schedule

Captains Meeting

05/08/2020 08:00 PM

Will be held on the Eastern New Mexico Kayak Fishing Facebook page

Lines in the water

05/09/2020 06:30 AM

Lines out of the water

05/10/2020 08:00 PM

Lines in the water

05/15/2020 06:30 AM

Lines out of the water

05/17/2020 08:00 PM

Lines in the water

05/22/2020 06:30 AM

Lines out of the water

05/24/2020 08:00 PM

Lines in the water

05/29/2020 06:00 AM

Lines out of the water - Tournament Ends

05/31/2020 08:00 PM

Awards Announcement

06/01/2020 08:00 PM

Will be held on the Eastern New Mexico Kayak Fishing Facebook page



Matthew Ramey
Phillip Gonzales


Rules and RegulationsClick to Read


Eastern New Mexico Kayak Fishing

ENMKF is a Catch Photo and Release format. See CPR requirements for photo requirements.

Hawg Trough measuring device or Ketch measuring device is mandatory requirement.

All events are 5 fish limit and must be 12 inches or longer unless stated otherwise by Director.

General Rules

  • Life Jacket (PFD) must be worn at all times during events. If proven that angler at anytime on water not wearing PFD the Director will contact angler and He/She will be immediately disqualified.
  • There will be a zero tolerance for Drug and Alcohol use. If you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol at any time during an event you will be disqualified immediately.
  • You will be given an identifier at the captain’s meeting the morning of the event. That identifier can be written on your hand or on a piece of paper that must be visible in CPR.
  • All anglers must agree and sign Liability Waiver prior to event.
  • Captain’s meetings in the morning of the event are required. All anglers must also check in at the end of event with the specific time made by the Director. A penalty will be assessed if you are late. If you are 1-5 minutes late a 3 inch penalty will be accessed to your total inches. If you are over 5 minutes late you will be disqualified. No exceptions.
  • Fishing license required at all events for the appropriate state that event is held in.
  • Kayaks, canoes, S.O.T. and single person vessels are legal. Self propulsion only. No trolling motors allowed unless for Handicap Anglers and approved by Director before event.
  • Rod and Reel and Fly fishing are the only acceptable ways to land fish. No trotlines or jugs. Landing nets can be used.
  • Artificial lures/baits only. No live or dead bait allowed.
  • Two rods allowed in use at any given time but State rules on Lake of event must be followed. It is Anglers responsibility to know State Rules where event is being held. Eastern New Mexico Kayak Fishing (ENMKF) will not be held responsible for any penalty or fines occurred by Angler fishing in an event held by ENMKF.
  • No professional paid guide services 2 weeks prior to tournament or event date. All information available to public online or through public information (magazine, newspaper, etc) is legal. Pre fishing before event is legal unless stated "off limits" by director.
  • Event director has the right to postpone or cancel the event due to inclement weather, forecasted inclement weather, or unforeseen circumstances on event day.
  • Any conflict, questions, disagreements or rule violations must be brought to Director before weigh in.
  • Each Angler will be given a score card at weigh in. Each Angler will be responsible for completion of the score card. A ENMKF official will verify all scorable fish. Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass and Spotted Bass are the only allowable fish.

Catch Photo Release (CPR) Requirements
CPR is a standard for numerous Kayak fishing clubs and Kayak fishing Events. The basic premise of CPR is fish are released quickly back to habitat and less stressed for survivability. Every angler should be diligent to assist with fish care and comply with CPR requirements.

  • GoPro Cameras are not allowed for submitting of scoreable fish.
  • Camera phones are allowed. You must bring cable for Director to look at photos on laptop. Digital cameras are allowed but must have cable or SD card reader for Director.
  • Hawg Trough measuring device or Ketch measuring device is mandatory requirement.
  • Fishes head must be to the left and belly down. Entire fish must be in the photo. If the tail is not in the photo the fish will not be scored.
  • The lip of the fish must be clearly touching the board. Fishes mouth can be open or closed, both will be acceptable. Take a picture of the fish as soon as possible to release fish back to water.
  • Overhead photos only. Photos taken at angles will not be scored.
  • Measurement marking must be clearly visible.
  • Identifier given at Captains Meeting must be completely in every photo.
  • Fish cannot be on stringers. Hook in mouth can be in place during picture as long as it does not interfere with picture of fish lip touching end of board.

Other Important Information

  • Each angler’s 5 longest score able fish will be added together for your final score.
  • Inches will be used and rounded down to the nearest 1⁄4 inch.
  • Angler with the most total inches will be declared winner. Second total inches will be second and so on.
  • If no fish are caught by any participant, the anglers that show up to weigh in will be split evenly.
  • If only one angler has score able fish, that angler gets 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. If only 2 angler’s have score able fish, 2nd place angler will receive 3rd place.
  • In the event of a tie. The tiebreaker will be the angler with biggest fish. If all of their fish are identical in length then they will be added together. For example if the tie is for 2nd and 3rd the two pots will be added together and split equally.


Disclaimer Click to Read

Eastern New Mexico Kayak Fishing
Waiver of Liability

In addition to ENMKF rules, we agree to abide by the following:

  1. The risk of injury from the activities involved in this program is significant, including the potential for permanent paralysis and death, and while particular skill, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury does exist; and
  2. I knowingly and freely assume all such risks, both known and unknown, even if arising from the negligence of the releases or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation; and,
  3. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. If, however, I observe any unusual significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of event officials; and
  4. I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, hereby release, indemnify, and hold harmless the group (ENMKF), their officers, officials, agents and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used for the activity (“Releases”), with respect to any and all injury, disability, death, or loss or damage to person or property, whether arising from the negligence of the releases or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

I have read and agree to abide by the Official Event Rules and have read the Waiver of Liability and agree to this release of liability and assumption of risk agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it, and sign it freely and voluntarily without any incident.