Tournament Reports

 Billy Thorpe

Tournament – Pleasure Island Team Surf Fishing Challenge

Tournament – Pleasure Island Team Surf Fishing Challenge

The inaugural Pleasure Island Team Surf Fishing Challenge kicked off on Friday, April 20, at midnight with members from 38 different teams of up to four anglers hitting the surf in Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Fort Fisher. The tournament featured four fish divisions—bluefish, red drum, black drum, and sea mullet—giving anglers various chances to […]

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Tournament – Chasin’ Tails Speckled Trout Challenge

January 2018 marked the end of the 10th annual Speckled Trout Challenge (hosted by Chasin’ Tails Outdoors Bait & Tackle), which was a five month long competition that challenged anglers in the Atlantic Beach area to find and catch the biggest speckled trout in North Carolina. The only rules were that the angler who registered […]

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Tournament – StriperFest 2018

Tournament – StriperFest 2018

When it comes to the restoration and preservation of the Cape Fear River fishery, few organizations have done as much as the Cape Fear River Watch. The non-profit hosts an annual StriperFest fundraiser, which took place this year on January 12-13. The event includes a silent auction, banquet, boat trips, educational opportunities, and more, but […]

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Tournament – Winter Dogfish

Tournament – Winter Dogfish

There are only two pier dogfish tournaments run in North Carolina, which means that both of them are filled to the brim with the best dogfish anglers from all over the state and are guaranteed to provide fierce competition. While the tournaments are held at two different piers at different points in the winter, the […]

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Tournament – Kingfish Cup

Tournament – Kingfish Cup

Despite the fact that the weather didn’t initially want to cooperate, the inaugural Kingfish Cup Championship, held out of Ocracoke on November 12, ended up being a massive success. Tournament founder Brant McMullan had to delay the start of the tournament and change its format after a nasty cold front threatened to make offshore fishing […]

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