Topsail Island Surf Fishing Challenge:
Four Divisions: Bluefish, Flounder, Black Drum, and Sea Mullet
Entry Fee: $55 per angler before April 21; $65 per angler after April 21 (one entry fee gets you in all four divisions except Red Drum Calcutta)
Red Drum Calcutta: $25 per angler (Red Drum Calcutta is optional–it is offered as another way for tournament participants to win money)
Over $8,000 in cash and prizes (based on 200 entries)
Boundaries: Must fish from a Topsail Island Beach. No boats — No sound or pier fishing.
Three Weigh-in Locations: East Coast Sports, Jolly Roger Pier, and Seaview Pier.
Tournament Headquarters: under the big tent in the East Coast Sports parking lot
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Registration: Friday, May 2, from 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm (everyone must stop by Registration/Tournament HQ to receive their tournament wrist band and have the band placed upon their wrist–no exceptions!)
Fish Time Starts: Friday, May 2, 12:00 midnight.
Fish Time Ends: Sunday, May 4, 12:00 noon.
Awards Dinner: Sunday, May 4, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Tournament HQ (under the big tent in the East Coast Sports parking lot)
Awards Ceremony: Sunday, May 2, at 2:00 pm at Tournament HQ (under the big tent in the East Coast Sports parking lot)
PRIMARY PRIZE PAYOUTS
Bluefish*: 1st–$1000; 2nd–$600; 3rd–$400; 4th–$250; 5th–$100
Flounder*: 1st–$1000; 2nd–$600; 3rd–$400; 4th–$250; 5th–$100
Black Drum*: 1st–$500; 2nd–$300; 3rd–$200; 4th–$100; 5th–$50
Sea Mullet*: 1st–$500; 2nd–$300; 3rd–$200; 4th–$100; 5th–$50
* Primary Prize payouts based on 200 paid entries.
SPECIAL PRIZE PAYOUTS
Junior Angler*: 1st–$50
Lady Angler*: 1st–$50
Senior Angler*: 1st–$50
* Special Prize payouts guaranteed.
RED DRUM CALCUTTA
Red Drum 1st: $850
Red Drum 2nd: $510
Red Drum 3rd: $340
*** Red Drum Calcutta payouts based on 80 paid entries.
BENEFICIARY Cape Fear Community College Marine Technology Club
All Anglers; Better get Ready!
Till next time.....