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by MKA
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Swisher Sweeps the CVKF Season Opener on Lake Kaweah
Replies: 0
Views: 774

Swisher Sweeps the CVKF Season Opener on Lake Kaweah

87539981_495396704746584_8469207089988763648_n.jpg The Central Valley Kayak Fishing (CVKF) season opener was held on Lake Kaweah on Sunday, March 1st. 2020 with a record setting number of anglers. Tournament Director Brigham Vang reported that forty-three dedicated kayak anglers showed up with the ...
by MKA
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Demonent Dominates on El Capitan – SCKA 2/9/2020
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Demonent Dominates on El Capitan – SCKA 2/9/2020

88015789_527406941513781_1061705392901324800_n.jpg On Saturday, February 29th. 2020, the So Cal Kayak Anglers (SCKA) held their 2020 regular season opener on El Capitan Reservoir located in San Diego County with a record setting 52 boats. The weather was mild with lows in the 50s and highs in the m...
by MKA
Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: DOUBLE DIGIT DELTA BASS FROM A KAYAK (VIDEO)
Replies: 6
Views: 1336

Re: DOUBLE DIGIT DELTA BASS FROM A KAYAK (VIDEO)

Fish of a lifetime, for sure. Congratulations!
by MKA
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Nunes Tops Kayak Division in SNTF Season Opener
Replies: 0
Views: 712

Nunes Tops Kayak Division in SNTF Season Opener

88194275_340456066872194_734183900011560960_n.jpg The Slay Nation Tournament Fishing (SNTF) California Trail held their season opener on Los Banos Creek Reservoir on Sunday, 3/1/2020. 19 boats came out for the inaugural event. The weather was reported to be a little challenging with steady winds in...
by MKA
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Zhang Wins YAB/KBF Season Opener on Folsom Lake - 2/22/2020
Replies: 0
Views: 1183

Zhang Wins YAB/KBF Season Opener on Folsom Lake - 2/22/2020

kayak bass tournament winner.png The Yak-A-Bass (YAB) season opener in conjunction with Kayak Bass Fishing (KBF) was held on Saturday, February 22nd. 2020 on Folsom Lake out of Granite Bay. Over 120 anglers hit the water to see who would be crowned champion against some tough competition. Bob Zhang...
by MKA
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: From The Depths Folsom Lake 2/8/2020 Results
Replies: 0
Views: 1765

From The Depths Folsom Lake 2/8/2020 Results

9F6F1C03-7481-48F5-A974-A91D6F64B9AF.jpeg From The Depths (FTD) held their second event of the season on Folsom Lake on Saturday, 2/8/2020. They had a record setting field of 45 anglers eager to see what Folsom had to offer. They launched out of Granite Bay and headed in all directions to see who c...
by MKA
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Kayak Anglers in the Pacific Northwest
Replies: 0
Views: 236

Kayak Anglers in the Pacific Northwest

For all you kayak anglers in OR, WA, and ID you need to check this out. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Marvin Forte of Kayak Fishing Northwest. During our conversation is was apparent that Marvin has a true passion for the sport. There are many events to choose from on some awesome fis...
by MKA
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: FTD Folsom Lake 1/11/2020 - Results
Replies: 0
Views: 1140

FTD Folsom Lake 1/11/2020 - Results

FTD Folsom Lake 1/11/2020 Results 26 anglers (new record) showed up for the first event of the season for the From The Depths (FTD) tournament on Folsom Lake on Saturday, 1/11/20 out of Granite Bay. The lake level was down approximately 40 feet from full pool. The weather was overcast with wind up t...
by MKA
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Sonoma County Belly Boat Bass Club 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 325

Sonoma County Belly Boat Bass Club 2020

The Sonoma County Belly Boat Bass Club (SCBBBC) is set to kick off their 37th. season on Lake Sonoma on 2/22/2020. Club President Rich Caro reported that he is excited to get the season started and is looking forward to another year of great camaraderie and fun on the water. The SCBBC is open to all...
by MKA
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Yak-A-Bass 2020 Season
Replies: 0
Views: 354

Yak-A-Bass 2020 Season

Yak-A-Bass is gearing up for their 2020 season opener on Folsom Lake on February 22nd. The season will consist of 8 total events including 6 regular season events, a Tournament of Champions (TOC), and a team event to finish out the season. Each angler will be required to pay a $50 membership that wi...
by MKA
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Central Valley Kayak Fishing 2020 Season
Replies: 0
Views: 1002

Central Valley Kayak Fishing 2020 Season

Central Valley Kayak Fishing (CVKF) is preparing to kick off the 2020 season on March 1st. on Lake Kaweah. The 2020 season will consist of 3 regular season events followed by a Tournament of Champions (TOC). Each event is limited to 50 anglers so you will want to sign up well in advance to make sure...
by MKA
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: So Cal Kayak Anglers 2020 Season
Replies: 0
Views: 845

So Cal Kayak Anglers 2020 Season

So Cal Kayak Anglers (SCKA) have announced their 2020 schedule. They are gearing up for a full season on some of the best bass waters that Southern California has to offer. The SCKA anglers welcome all kayak anglers and are eager the grow the sport. On February 1st they are hosting a membership driv...
by MKA
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Bass-n-tubes 2020 Schedule and Update Info
Replies: 1
Views: 319

Re: Bass-n-tubes 2020 Schedule and Update Info

Exciting news for the kayak anglers.
by MKA
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Slay Nation Tournament Fishing Trail 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 813

Slay Nation Tournament Fishing Trail 2020

http://www.westernbass.com/shared/images/Fishermans.jpg Jacob Bueno, a life-long bass angler from Los Banos, CA, is bringing the Slay Nation Tournament Fishing (SNTF) Trail to California in 2020. Jacob is excited to be the California Tournament Director for this rapidly growing organization that cu...
by MKA
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Damian Dominates on CVKF Season Finale - Eastman Lake 11/24/19
Replies: 0
Views: 1366

Damian Dominates on CVKF Season Finale - Eastman Lake 11/24/19

Central Valley Kayak Fishing (CVKF) held their 2019 season finale at Eastman Lake located in Madera County in the foothills east of Chowchilla. 23 anglers came out for the final event. They were met with cold temperatures (high 30s to low 40s in the AM) and strong winds. By 9AM, the wind was calm an...
by MKA
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Vue Victorious at CVKF TOC on SSVR
Replies: 0
Views: 1001

Vue Victorious at CVKF TOC on SSVR

CVKF TOC.jpg The top 15 anglers from the Central Valley Kayak Fishing (CVKF) 2019 season were invited to participate in the Tournament of Champions (TOC) on Salt Springs Valley Reservoir (SSVR) in Copperopolis, CA on 10/6/19. The weather was a little cool in the AM with water temperature measuring ...
by MKA
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: From the Depths Kayak Tournament Circuit
Replies: 0
Views: 874

From the Depths Kayak Tournament Circuit

There's a new kayak tournament circuit for all you Northern California anglers. Tim Arthur of El Dorado Hills, CA and Marvin from Mobbin Outdoors are bringing you a new 100% payback circuit located on Folsom Lake in the foothills east of Sacramento. The circuit has been 1.5 years in the planning. Th...
by MKA
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: CVKF TOC Qualifiers 9/30/19
Replies: 0
Views: 1060

CVKF TOC Qualifiers 9/30/19

http://www.westernbass.com/shared/images/Fishermans.jpg The Central Valley Kayak Fishing (CVKF) circuit has wrapped up their regular season events and is hosting their Tournament of Champions on Sunday, 10/6/19 on Salt Springs Valley Reservoir in Copperopolis, CA. After a highly competitive season ...
by MKA
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Groundbreaking 360-Degree Rotating Pedal Drive and Kick-Up Fins Kayak
Replies: 1
Views: 519

Re: Groundbreaking 360-Degree Rotating Pedal Drive and Kick-Up Fins Kayak

I can't wait to give this a try, this a game-changer for sure.
by MKA
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Tas Moua Wins LPBT Open on Clear Lake on 8/25/19
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

Tas Moua Wins LPBT Open on Clear Lake on 8/25/19

69166497_491291971435442_6615516513753366528_n.jpg The First Annual Lakeport Bait and Tackle Open Kayak and Belly Boat Tournament was held on Sunday 8/25/19. It was Tas Moua of Fresno, CA who ended up on top of a strong 40 boat field filled with experienced anglers. Tas’ winning area was in the nor...
by MKA
Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Traba Triumphs on Clear Lake 8/23 and 8/24/19
Replies: 0
Views: 1193

Traba Triumphs on Clear Lake 8/23 and 8/24/19

69180155_449842052272600_2132930318821228544_n.jpg Jacob Traba (the 2018 KBF Clear Lake Champion) backs it up with another victory this year. What’s even more impressive is that he was victorious in 2 tournaments on Clear Lake simultaneously. The Yak-A-Bass Chris Laird Memorial Tournament was being...
by MKA
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Upcoming Kayak and Kick Boat Tournaments 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 9672

Re: Upcoming Kayak and Kick Boat Tournaments 2019

Morgan,

Will do. Thanks for letting me know.

Thanks,

Steve
by MKA
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Bam Does It Again!
Replies: 0
Views: 1187

Bam Does It Again!

66832895_348760659391964_8093549093999083520_n.jpg On Sunday, 7/21/19, 73 kayak anglers assembled at Sugar Barge Marina on the California Delta for the Yak-A-Bass Duel on the Delta event. The morning started out nice and cool but warmed up to the 90s by day’s end. The wind picked up early and conti...
by MKA
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Kong Yang Wins 2019 MKA Classic
Replies: 0
Views: 738

Kong Yang Wins 2019 MKA Classic

64928553_1155997594585640_1465966200340086784_o.jpg On Saturday, 6/22/19 the 2019 Motherlode Kayak Angler (MKA) Motherlode Series wrapped up their series with the MKA Classic hosted at Kelsey Bass Ranch in Snelling, CA. 15 anglers qualified to fish the final event of the season in hopes of taking h...
by MKA
Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Kong Yang named 2019 MKA Motherlode Series Angler of the Year
Replies: 0
Views: 2662

Kong Yang named 2019 MKA Motherlode Series Angler of the Year

image1 (7).jpeg With the 2019 MKA Motherlode Series regular season wrapping up it’s time to announce the Angler of the Year (AOY). Kong Yang of Fresno, CA demonstrated the commitment and perseverance needed to come out on top. The competition was fierce and the conditions were tough. What is most i...
by MKA
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Ryan Cook Fishing McClure for Mason Tournament 6/15/19 Results
Replies: 2
Views: 1586

Ryan Cook Fishing McClure for Mason Tournament 6/15/19 Results

64657641_1150845251767541_6318660851133841408_o.jpg The Ryan Cook Fishing McClure for Mason Tournament was held on Saturday, 6/15/19 out of Barrett's Cove. 47 boats hit the water to support the cause. The generosity and camaraderie that was displayed by anglers, sponsors, friends, family members, a...
by MKA
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: McClure for Mason Fundraiser Tournament 6/15/19
Replies: 0
Views: 344

McClure for Mason Fundraiser Tournament 6/15/19

The McClure for Mason event will be held on Lake McClure on Saturday, 6/15/19. This is a benefit tournament for a courageous young man who is battling cancer. He has a passion for the outdoors and loves to bass fish. Please come out and support this great cause, catch some fish, catch up with old fr...
by MKA
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Pratt Wins on Lake McClure (MKA Summer Splash 6/2/19)
Replies: 1
Views: 942

Pratt Wins on Lake McClure (MKA Summer Splash 6/2/19)

61859667_1141317332720333_2740091712104824832_n.jpg The Motherlode Kayak Angler (MKA) Summer Splash Open kayak fishing tournament was held on Lake McClure located in Mariposa County in the Sierra foothills on Sunday, 6/2/19. This lake is known for large numbers of hard-fighting, drag-screaming spot...
by MKA
Sun May 26, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: MKA 2019 Summer Splash Open on Lake McClure 6/2/19
Replies: 0
Views: 459

MKA 2019 Summer Splash Open on Lake McClure 6/2/19

The 2019 MKA Summer Splash Open is Motherlode Kayak Angler's way of welcoming the summer season and the perfect chance for you to get out and give kayak tournament fishing a try. Their mission is to provide high quality, competitive kayak fishing events on great bass fisheries with a focus on safety...
by MKA
Wed May 22, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Kayak Fly Fishing Tournament on California Delta on 5/30 and 5/31
Replies: 0
Views: 377

Kayak Fly Fishing Tournament on California Delta on 5/30 and 5/31

http://www.westernbass.com/shared/images/Fishermans.jpg Costa Bass-N-Fly Tournament on California Delta on 5/30 and 5/31 has now added a kayak division! TOURNAMENT DETAILS Upcoming Bass-N-Fly Tournament Details When: Thursday and Friday, May 30th and 31st, 2019 6am Blast-off 2pm Weigh-in Where: Cal...
by MKA
Sun May 19, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Bam Backs It Up On The Delta (YAB 5/18 & 5/19)
Replies: 1
Views: 2169

Bam Backs It Up On The Delta (YAB 5/18 & 5/19)

Bam Miller on Delta.jpg Fresh off a victory on the Yak-A-Bass (YAB) kayak bass fishing tournament trail on Lake Berryessa on 4/27/19, Brandon "Bam" Miller of Lodi, CA backs it up with another YAB win on the California Delta. 65 dedicated anglers braved the brutal weather conditions this w...
by MKA
Wed May 15, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Kayak Friendly Marinas on the Delta
Replies: 2
Views: 649

Re: Kayak Friendly Marinas on the Delta

Paradise Marina is a great place to launch. There is great fishing very close.
by MKA
Tue May 14, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Yak-A-Bass 2 Day Delta Event 5/18 and 5/19
Replies: 0
Views: 402

Yak-A-Bass 2 Day Delta Event 5/18 and 5/19

http://www.westernbass.com/shared/images/Fishermans.jpg Yak-A-Bass (YAB) will be hosting a 2-day kayak tournament on the California Delta on Saturday 5/18 and Sunday 5/19/19. This will be an open launch event where anglers can choose where they want to fish as long as it is west of Interstate 5, so...
by MKA
Sat May 11, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Tas Triumphs on Tulloch (MKA Motherlode Series 5/11/19)
Replies: 0
Views: 1052

Tas Triumphs on Tulloch (MKA Motherlode Series 5/11/19)

Tas.jpg On Saturday (5/11/19), 52 kayak anglers took to the water on Lake Tulloch for the third and final stop of the Motherlode Kayak Angler (MKA) Motherlode Series qualifier events. Anglers battled it out to see who would be crowned the Tulloch Champion, Angler of the Year, and who would make the...
by MKA
Sun May 05, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Upcoming Kayak and Kick Boat Tournaments 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 9672

Re: Upcoming Kayak and Kick Boat Tournaments 2019

Brian, The Central Valley Kayak Fishing (CVKF) circuit would be the one closest to you. I would check them out. You will want to get registered early since they limit their events to 30 or 40 anglers. MKA has an open event scheduled on 6/2 on Lake McClure. CVKF and MKA both have FB pages with all th...
by MKA
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Martinez wins on Don Pedro (MKA Motherlode Series) 4/28/19
Replies: 0
Views: 1737

Martinez wins on Don Pedro (MKA Motherlode Series) 4/28/19

IMG_9515.jpg http://www.westernbass.com/shared/images/Lowrance.jpg On Sunday 4/28/19, The 2019 MKA Motherlode Series held their second tour event with 57 anglers hitting the water to see who would be crowned champion and advance to the 2019 MKA Classic on Kelsey Bass Ranch for a chance to win a ful...
by MKA
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: 2nd Stop on the MKA Motherlode Series on Lake Don Pedro Sunday 4/28
Replies: 0
Views: 446

2nd Stop on the MKA Motherlode Series on Lake Don Pedro Sunday 4/28

http://www.westernbass.com/shared/images/Fishermans.jpg The 2nd stop of the 2019 MKA Motherlode Series tour will be this Sunday (4/28/19) on Lake Don Pedro. The weather conditions should be perfect with a projected high of 85 degrees with clear skies. The fishing has been reported to be a little to...
by MKA
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Buechner Bests the Field on Lake Murray (SCKA)
Replies: 0
Views: 901

Buechner Bests the Field on Lake Murray (SCKA)

Buechner.jpg On Saturday, March 23rd., the So Cal Kayak Anglers (SCKA) hosted their second event of the season on Lake Murray in La Mesa, CA. 33 die-hard anglers showed up ready to do battle on the 171-acre reservoir. The weather was mild with highs in the 70s, partly cloudy, and light winds. The w...
by MKA
Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A water rescue is underway after a man and a child fell off a boat near Isleton
Replies: 2
Views: 1337

Re: A water rescue is underway after a man and a child fell off a boat near Isleton

Please keep this family in your prayers. I could not imagine the grief they must be experiencing.
by MKA
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: John Myers 2019 MKA Motherlode Series Lake McClure Champion
Replies: 1
Views: 1242

John Myers 2019 MKA Motherlode Series Lake McClure Champion

54730364_1095488767303190_3753787470945189888_n.jpg The 2019 season opener for the Motherlode Kayak Angler (MKA) Series was held on Lake McClure on Saturday, 3/23/19. 59 anglers braved some tough weather conditions and were rewarded with nice limits for their efforts. Steady rain and a significant ...
by MKA
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Launching, Fishing Spots and Etiquette for Kayak Fishing
Replies: 1
Views: 645

Re: Launching, Fishing Spots and Etiquette for Kayak Fishing

Great article Jeff. First and foremost, it's all about having fun first and catching fish second. Good sportsmanship and camaraderie is what has drawn me to this sport.
by MKA
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Kayak Bass Fishing Partners with FLW
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Re: Kayak Bass Fishing Partners with FLW

This is a major step forward for the sport of kayak bass fishing. It would be really cool to have them bring some of these events to the west.
by MKA
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Doing something different mattered big-time to the winner on Lake Shasta
Replies: 1
Views: 877

Re: Doing something different mattered big-time to the winner on Lake Shasta

Great job on the article. Congratulations to Greg Blanchard on his big win.
by MKA
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Moua Wins on Eastman - CVKF 3/3/19
Replies: 0
Views: 737

Moua Wins on Eastman - CVKF 3/3/19

On Sunday, March 3rd, the Central Valley Kayak Fishing (CVKF) crew held their regular season opener on Lake Eastman located in Central California just east of Chowchilla. A full field of 30 anglers showed up ready to battle, to see who would be crowned the season opener champion. With the recent ser...
by MKA
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Kozenko SCBBBC Lake Sonoma Champion 2/23/19
Replies: 0
Views: 482

Kozenko SCBBBC Lake Sonoma Champion 2/23/19

On Saturday 2/23/19 the Sonoma County Belly Boat Bass Club (SCBBBC) kicked off their 2019 season on Lake Sonoma located in the foothills of California's wine country just east of Healdsburg. At full capacity, the lake has 50 miles of shoreline and a surface area of 2,700 plus acres. The fishing was ...
by MKA
Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: Thao Triumphs on Lake Berryessa | Results Feb 24
Replies: 0
Views: 1974

Thao Triumphs on Lake Berryessa | Results Feb 24

FullSizeRender (46).jpg http://www.westernbass.com/shared/images/Lowrance.jpg The first Kayak Bass Fishing (KBF) Trail Series event of 2019 was held on Lake Berryessa on Sunday, 2/24/19. They shattered previous records with 147 anglers hitting the water for what would be the biggest freshwater kaya...
by MKA
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Kayaks and Kick Boats
Topic: CVKF Regular Season Opener on Eastman 3/3/19
Replies: 0
Views: 265

CVKF Regular Season Opener on Eastman 3/3/19

Central Valley Kayak Fishing (CVKF) will be hosting their regular season opener on Eastman Lake on Sunday, 3/3/19. This first event of the season should be an interesting one. Rain is in the forecast for Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and possibly Sunday this week. The lake is nearly full and there s...
by MKA
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Randy Pierson Check In Back to Cali | Lanier Wrap Up VIDEO
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Re: Randy Pierson Check In Back to Cali | Lanier Wrap Up VIDEO

Go get 'em at the Classic! We are all pulling for you! Congratulations on fishing at the highest level and representing all of us anglers here in California.

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