SKA National Champions
Every year the Southern Kingfish Association holds the National Championships to crown the top teams in each Class.
2022 - Open Class
Caught Slippin' takes the 2022 Open Class National Champion title with a 80.93 lbs. aggregate!
2022 - Small Boat Class
Chasin' Silver wins the 2022 Small Boat Class National Championship title!
2021 - Open Class
Crawfish wins the SKA Nationals Open Class title!
2021 - Small Boat Class
Sudden Chaos wins the SKA Nationals Small Boat Class title!
2018 - Open Class
Stormy Gale wins the 2018 Mercury SKA National Championship Open Class title with 92.47 lb. aggregate!
2018 - Small Boat Class
THE BLACK PEARL
The Black Pearl wins the 2018 Mercury SKA National Championship Small Boat Class title with 46.35 lb. aggregate!
2018 - Single Engine Class
Dirty South wins the 2018 Mercury SKA National Championship Single Engine Class title with 41.58 lb. aggregate!
2017 - Open Class
2017 - Small Boat Class
2017 - Single Engine Class
2016 - Single Engine Class
2016 - Small Boat Class
2016 - Open Class
Team Tuppens/Garmin Finished 2016 coming in second place Division 10, First Place Sr. and First Place Jr. and then won the National Championship Open Class with a 62.33 & a 37.45 for an aggregate of 99.78.
2015 - Open Class
For the 2015 fishing season, Reel Anarchy finished as the Southern Kingfish Association (SKA) National Champions, SKA Junior Angler National Championship, 2nd Place for Division 8, and 4th Place for Division 10.
2015 - Small Boat Class
Reel Blessed won the Small Boat Class for the 2015 Nationals. They came in second for Small Boat in the Snead's Ferry Tournament and took third overall in Small Boat for Division 1.
2015 - Single Engine Class
Backlash won the very first Nationals that included the new Single Engine Class. They placed 3rd in Single Engine for Division 9 and caught the largest fish of the 2015 Nationals at 52.12.
2014 - Small Boat Class
Can we get a Hail Yeah? Father and son team snag the 2014 National Championship title!
2014 - Open Class
Team Vengeance captures their third SKA title at the 2014 SKA National Championship!
2013 - Open Class
Team OIFC won the 2013 Open Class National Championship in Biloxi, MS.
2013 - Small Boat Class
Team Oceanview, winner of the 2013 Nationals Small Boat Class!
2012 - Open Class
2012 Mercury Tournament Trail National Champions - Team Penny-Less!
2012 - Small Boat Class
REEL THRILL/TEAM BONE SUCKIN' SAUCE
Reel Thrill/Team Bone Suckin' Sauce took first place at the 2012 Nationals in the Small Boat Class!
2011 - Open Class
The 2011 Open Class winners are Team OIFC.
2011 - Small Boat Class
Mercury Tournament Trail 2011 Champions are Team Strike Two!
2010 - Small Boat Class
REEL THRILL/TEAM BONE SUCKIN' SAUCE
Reel Thrill Team Bone Suckin' Sauce wins Class of 23 National Championship!
2010 - Open Class
Team All In takes the 2010 National Open Class Title!
2009 - Open Class
Ocean Isle Fishing Center Team is the 2009 Open Class National Champion! Setting a new Mississippi state kingfish record with the biggest king mackerel weighed in a SKA competition!
2009 - Small Boat Class
Blue Water Candy
Team Blue Water Candy takes the 2009 Class of 23 National Championship!
2008 - Open Class
Ed Mecchella takes his second Nationals title with a 38.52 and a 57.63 for a two fish aggregate of 96.15!
2008 - Small Boat Class
EAST COAST SPORTS
East Coast Sports wins Class of 23! Edens Takes Title with a 43.62 and a 46.85!
2007 - Open Class
Richard Stones team Woodsman/Tail Chaser takes the 2007 National Championship!
2007 - Small Boat Class
Team Lined Out takes the Class of 23 at the 2007 National Championship!
2006 - Small Boat Class
Team Bandit takes the 2006 National Title in the class of 23!
2006 - Open Class
Team Offshore Warrior won the 2006 National Championship!
2005 - Open Class
Team Wild Turkey won the 2005 Championship!
2005 - Small Boat Class
Captain Stanman took the 2005 Class of 23 and under Championship title!
2004 - Open Class
Team Rusty Hook took the 2004 Championship title!
2004 - Small Boat Class
Team Snafu takes the Class of 23 and under National Title!
2003 - Open Class
Team Wild Turkey wins the 2003 Championship Title!
2003 - Small Boat Class
Robert Olsen wins the 2003 Class of 23 and Under Championship Title!
2002 - Open Class
Team Fish Fever wins big at the 2002 National Championship!
2002 - Small Boat Class
Team Jesse James when the 2002, 23 and under class title!
2001 - Open Class
Team Offshore Warrior wins big at the 2001 National Championship!
2001 - Small Boat Class
Team Carolina Adventure wins the Class of 23 and under National Title!
2000 - Open Class
Team Donzi wins the 2000 National Championship title!
2000 - Small Boat Class
Winners of the 2000 23 and under boat class is Team Miss Behavin' !
1999 - Open Class
Team RX Cape takes the 1999 National Title!
1999 - Small Boat Class
Team Free Spool wins the Class of 23 and under National Title!
1998 - Open Class
THATS MY DOG
The 1998 National Champions were Team Thats my Dog!
1997 - Open Class
Gary & Elizabeth Unger
1996 - Open Class
Team Kill-n-me takes the 1996 National Championship!
1995 - Open Class
Almost Heaven wins the 1995 National Championship!
1994 - Open Class
Your 1994 National Champions are team Final Approval.
1993 - Open Class
Team Venus Baby takes the 1993 National Championship!
1992 - Open Class
The Right One Baby!
Jim Davis, Garland Sewell, Brad Sewell, Barry Matthews & Todd Matthews; of team The Right One Baby, take the 1992 National Championship!