Tournament Reports

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Tournament Report – U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament

What do you spend $108,716 in KMT prize money on? Capt. Dieter Cardwell, who won the 2018 U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament along with the rest of team Tide Line (Mike Lundy, Kevin Alley, and Alex Ferm), laughs in reply, “We might buy Kevin a new shirt.” For 40 years, the two-day U.S. Open KMT […]

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Tournament Report – Hatteras Island Surf Fishing Challenge

Tournament Report – Hatteras Island Surf Fishing Challenge

Fall is here, and with it has come the first Fisherman’s Post surf fishing tournament of the season. The Hatteras Island Surf Fishing Challenge was a two-day event that took place from September 27-29, and despite the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, the 59 anglers that came to have a good time (plus win cash money […]

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Tournament Report – Nags Head Surf Fishing Club Invitational

With 480 anglers divided into 80 teams, the 67th annual Nags Head Surf Fishing Club Invitational Tournament was packed to the brim with serious surf anglers competing to catch the most quality fish from the beautiful beaches of the Northern Outer Banks. Bluefish, spanish mackerel, flounder, and just about every other species that calls NOBX […]

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Tournament Report – Cape Lookout Shootout

Tournament Report – Cape Lookout Shootout

After fishing the Cape Lookout Shootout KMT since its inception in 2014, and fishing 7-8 tournaments annually overall, it would be “the easiest fish we’ve ever caught” that secured Mark Yokely and his team Mater Head their first Shootout win and a $39,785 check. Mater Head, which is also comprised of Yokely’s nephew David and […]

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Tournament Report – Sneads Ferry Rotary Club KMT

Tournament Report – Sneads Ferry Rotary Club KMT

The Sneads Ferry Rotary Club KMT saw its 27th year in 2018, and it was once again a success despite the threat of a reschedule due to high winds. Tournament Director Renee Rhodes reported a lower turnout than usual (67 boats compared to the usual 100+ average), saying, “It was not a good fishing day.” […]