Kayak Fishing Tournament

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BENEFIT:

For 2018 Kitty Hawk Surf Co. will donate 100% of Tournament Entry Fees for the Outer Banks Kayak Fishing Tournament to Hurricane Florence relief efforts, to be shared evenly by American Red Cross, Eastern North Carolina Region, and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.

Specific charity giving information at the bottom of the page.


COMPETITION DETAILS:

  • Mandatory Captain’s Meeting*: Friday – October 5, 2018
  • Tournament Date: Saturday – October 6, 2018

All fish must be caught from your watercraft. Wading is not permitted. This is a photo catch and release style tournament. Competitors are permitted to launch STARTING at 6:00 AM on Saturday morning, October 6. Competitors that launch prior to 6:00 AM will be disqualified. All competitors must check back in at the Kitty Hawk Surf Co (3933 S. Croatan Hwy Nags Head, NC 27959) no later than 6:00 PM to be eligible for awards. 

Photography Rules: Catch submissions shall be accepted between 6:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Submission pictures will not be accepted before 6:00 AM or after 5:00PM on October 6. All submission pictures must show the fish length from a closed mouth upper lip to end of unpinched tail on an approved measuring board. Measurement markings must be visible. The only approved measuring boards are the yard sticks distributed at the captains meeting or a Hog Trough. All submissions must include the custom Kitty Hawk Surf Co. badge that will be distributed at the Captain’s Meeting. Blurry photos, fish movement, open mouths, and covered measurement marks may result in a docking of your fishes total length.

Tournament Species: Flounder, Speckled Trout, and Red Drum. Slam division is one of each. No double-dipping. Fish submitted for the Slam cannot be submitted for the individual categories.

 

Area Boundaries: Fishing is allowed anywhere within the following boundaries: Wright Memorial Bridge in Kitty Hawk to the North; Hatteras Inlet to the South; Up to one (1) mile offshore to the East: as far West as the Currituck and Manns Harbor shorelines. Please reference the map below:

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Competitors must attend the Captain’s Meeting on Friday Evening 6:00 PM at Kitty Hawk Surf Co (MP 12.5)


POST-EVENT COOKOUT & AWARDS:

The post-event cookout and awards ceremony on October 6 will begin at 6 PM at Kitty Hawk Surf Co. in Nags Head (MP 12.5).

SLAM TOURNAMENT
1ST PLACE:
  • 2018 Hobie Outback Camo Edition
  • Fish Print from Shoaling Waters Fish Prints
2ND PLACE:
  • Wilderness Systems Kayak Krate
  • $200 YakAttack Accessories
  • Fishing Apparel Package (shoes, shirt, hat)
  • Gecko Dry Bag
3RD PLACE:
  • Seattle Sports Catch Cooler
  • All-Terrain Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers
  • Fishing Apparel Package (shoes, shirt, hat)
  • Gecko Dry Bag
SPECIES DIVISIONS (DRUM, TROUT & FLOUNDER EACH)
1ST PLACE:
  • Fish Print from Shoaling Waters Fish Prints
  • Fishing Apparel package (shoes, shirt, hat)
  • gecko dry bag
2ND PLACE:
  • Fishing accessory and apparel package
3RD PLACE:
  • Sponsor grab bag
SEA MONSTER CATEGORY
  • Apparel Package
  • All-Terrain Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
RAFFLE

We will be raffling of a bunch of other goodies at the awards dinner!


REGISTRATION:

  • $50 for registration

Registration is available onlineIf you would like to register in person please swing by our the Kitty Hawk Surf Co. in Nags Head (MP 12.5) or give our reservations team a call at 252-441-4124.


 

QUESTIONS?

Have any questions or need additional information, please email watersports@kittyhawk.com or call Kitty Hawk Surf Co. in Nags Head at 252-441-6800.


Special thanks to our Sponsors

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2018 Hurricane Florence Relief Information

Kitty Hawk Kites (DBA Kitty Hawk Surf Co.) will donate 100% of Tournament Entry Fees for the 2018 Outer Banks Kayak Fishing Tournament to Hurricane Florence relief efforts, to be shared evenly by American Red Cross, Eastern North Carolina Region, and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.

The entry fees are not tax deductible. The American Red Cross name and emblem are used with its permission, which in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of any product, service, company, opinion or political position. The American Red Cross logo is a registered trademark owned by The American National Red Cross. For more information about the American Red Cross, please visit redcross.org

If you would like to donate directly to either of these organizations you may do so by clicking the links below:

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