Net proceeds from this year’s Kayak Fishing Tournament benefit the NC Coastal Federation.
Thank you to our sponsors, Seaside Vacations, Hobie Fishing, and Pulse.
PRIOR TO SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13:
- Mandatory Captain’s Meeting*: All competitors must pick up their check-in bag from Kitty Hawk Surf Company in Nags Head, NC (OBX) or Beaufort, NC (Crystal Coast).
- All competitors must watch the virtual Captain’s Meeting video prior to the commencement of the tournament.
SEPTEMBER 14 – SEPTEMBER 19:
- Tournament Day 1 – 6: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20:
- Tournament Day 7: 6:00 AM – 4:00 PM
This is a SLAM tournament with the following species: Red Drum, Flounder, Speckled Trout. The total length of your top three fish (one from each species) will go towards the SLAM leader-board. All fish must be caught from your watercraft. Wading is not permitted. A PFD must be worn while competing in this event. This is a photo catch and release style tournament. Competitors are permitted to launch STARTING at 6:00 AM on Monday morning, September 14. Competitors that launch prior to 6:00 AM on either of the tournament dates will be disqualified. First-day fishing and catch submissions will end at 8:00 PM on September 14. Second-day launch and fishing will resume at 6:00 AM September 15 – 20. NO catch submission will be accepted between 8:00 PM and 6:00 AM. Catch submissions will be accepted until 4:00 PM on September 20.
EXTENDED BOUNDARIES THIS YEAR:
Fishing is open to all NC Coastal Waters.
2019 Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14
Pulse Atlas Standup Paddleboard
White Knuckle Stinger Kayak Paddle
POST-EVENT COOKOUT & AWARDS:
***Due to COVID-19, the Captain’s Meeting and Post-Event Cookout will be virtual for the safety of our participants, volunteers, and team***