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, September 14. 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 5:00 PM to be eligible for awards.
Photography Rules: Catch submissions shall be accepted between 6:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Submission pictures will not be accepted before 6:00 AM or after 4:00PM on September 14 & 15. 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.
KH Surf Co. partners with a major sportswear and boating brand to offer great prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category. Official prize list will be posted at the captains meeting on Friday, September 13st.
Registration is $50 and is available online. If 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. Payment will also be accepted at the MANDATORY Captain’s Meeting on Friday, September 13 at 6:30 PM at Kitty Hawk Surf Co. in Nags Head (MP 12.5).
POST-EVENT COOKOUT AND AWARDS:
The post-event cookout and awards ceremony on September 15 will begin at 5:00 PM at Kitty Hawk Surf Co. in Nags Head (MP 12.5).
Have any questions or need additional information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kitty Hawk Surf Co. in Nags Head at 252-441-6800.
Hosted by: Kitty Hawk Surf Co, Kitty Hawk Kites, Waves Village Watersports Resort, and Jockey’s Ridge Crossing