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The Gulf Coast Kayak Fishing Association (GCKFA) is a not-for-profit organization focused on promoting the exciting sport of kayak fishing throughout the NW Florida and South Alabama area. Activities include hosting a kayak fishing tournament, rigging workshops, social gatherings centered on the sport and of course, fishing.

2014 G.C.K.F.A. Membership


This T-shirt design is for the GCKFA membership ($30). These t-shirts are available now with a new membership purchase via PayPal. Current members can purchase the T-shirt for $10. Non-members can purchase a T-Shirt for $20. T-Shirts for current member and non-members will only be available at GCKFA events.

 

G.C.K.F.A. Social


 

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Beginning in August the GCKFA will begin monthly socials at rotating locations. These socials have no agenda and no dedicated purpose other than time for us to talk about our yaks, the weather, and fishing. Each month the social will take place on the third Wednesday at 6pm. Please note that although the GCKFA will have a few surprises up their sleeves, we will not be providing food or beverages for these gatherings and your tab is on you. Please see below for the info on the August social and we hope to see you there!
 
When:Wednesday, August 20th, 2014, 6 pm,
Where: Beef O-Brady's 6907 N 9th Ave

 

 

2014 G.C.K.F.A. Forum


The New Gulf Coast Kayak Fishing Association Forum is now on-line. The vbuletin software has templates form moblie phone access and we are running Forum Runner. The Facebook app lets users interact with the forum directly from Facebook. The Publishing Suite has built-in blog capability. Check it out! All forum members who registered before April 5, 2014 will need to re-register with the new V4.2.2 forum software and database.

 
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The Gulf Coast Kayak Fishing Association invites you to join us on facebook to keep up with the most current information.

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2014 Tournament Captains Meeting

The Gulf Coast Kayak Fishing Association holds the annual Spring Tournament Captains Meeting, Friday May 9th the night before the Saturday tournament on May 10th 2014.

The Captains meeting is a great way to meet your fellow anglers, learn about last minute rule changes and recieve door prizes.

In 2010 we started giving away the "Best Dang Tackle Box". This is a raffle to those who participate by donating a new packaged lure, you will recive a chance to win and a ticket. A ticket will be drawn and the overflowing five gallon bucket of lures could be yours! In 2012 the "Best Dang Tackle Box" had grown into two five gallon buckets full of tackle.

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Grassy Point Campout

The club is planning an overnight fishing trip to the Grassy Point Wildlife Management Area near the Yellow River delta. Grassy Point is located west of Choctaw NOLF off of Hwy 87 in Santa Rosa County.

The primitive campsites provides ready access to the fishing area of Little Catfish and Catfish basins. Redfish,Trout, and Flounder can be found in the marshes, bayous and shallow waters.

  • October 31st - November 2nd 2014

Hope to see you there!

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Rigging Clinic

Feb 1st 2014

With the start of the new year we hold our annual rigging clinic to help new kayak anglers add, modify, or remove items to/from their kayaks to aid them in the pursuit of the perfect fishing kayak.

Bring your yaks and any rigging projects you have. Take advantage of the experience of others.

If your yak is fully rigged, bring it to show off. Seeing how others have rigged their yaks is half the fun.

Also, if you have yak gear to sell or swap, bring it and we can set up a barter station.

Location: Pensacola Kayak & Sail
3009 Olde Barrancas Ave Pensacola, FL 32507
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

 

News!!!

Tournament Update

FALL Tournament in Panama City September 20th....

 

 

June 28th Offshore Tournament

Offshore kayak fishing for Cobia, Kings, Jacks, and Bonitas. GCKFA offshore tournament

 

 

 


 

 

 

 
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Image of the Gulf Coast Kayak Fishing Associations color logo.

Sunset on Pensacola Bay

This is an example of some of the spectacular sunsets, with the colors reflecting in the catch and release bull red.

Bayou Landing

An image of the primative boat ramp area of the bayou campsite at Grassy Point. This image captured the refective light of the SOLAS tape on the kayaks. - Fall 2011

Surf Launch

An early morning surf launch in Destin Florida, heading out to do some offshore fishing.

Sailfish

Barrett Fine is a GCKFA master angler, he caught this sailfish off the coast of Destin Florida during a GCKFA spring tournament.

Wahoo

Garett Fifer caught this once in a life time wahoo, off of his kayak near Navarre, FL.

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Latest News

  • GCKFA Social: Aug 20th--Beef O-Brady's 6907 N 9th Ave
  • GCKFA Social: Sept 17th--Flounder's on Pensacola Beach
  • GCKFA Social: Oct 15th--Oar House Oyster bar
  • GCKFA Social: Nov 19th--Sidelines Sports Bar, Pensacola Beach
  • GCKFA Social: Dec 24--No social...??  To Be Decided
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