Tournament Reports

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Crocker’s Marine Customer Tournament 2004

Crocker’s Marine hosted their Customers Tournament on July 30. A strong wind and five-foot seas made the offshore competition limited, but a number of boats pursued the inshore division. There were 82 boats entered in this year’s event, and Kay Crocker also noted that this year the tournament attracted more kids than ever before. The […]

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King of the Cape KMT 2004

The King of the Cape Classic, held this year at the future home of the Shrimp House 2 in Southport, attracted 185 boats over the weekend of July 23 and 24. The weather forecast was more agreeable this year (remember threats of a tropical depression last year) and the fishing action produced a large number […]

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Capt. Eddy Haneman Sailfish Tournament 2004

The 5th Annual Captain Eddy Haneman Sailfish Tournament was held July 15-17 at the Bridge Tender Marina with a total of 42 boats participating in this year’s event. While there was a two-day total of 6 sailfish releases, tournament participants raised large numbers of sails. There were ideal fishing conditions for this tournament, a tournament […]

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Long Bay ARA Club Challenge 2004

The Long Bay Artificial Reef Association just held their 7th annual Club Challenge on July 17. The S.A.L.T. fishing club of Southport was the host club this year, and the event attracted 31 boats representing 5 different clubs. The event also raised several thousands of dollars for the LBARA. The Charlotte Offshore Fishing Club swept […]

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Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament 2004

Not only doesn’t the size of your boat matter in the Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament, but apparently it also doesn’t matter how many rudders you have. This year’s tournament winner released a blue, released a white, and released a rudder; he also took home $63,180 in prize money for the 550 point finish. The […]