Tournament Reports

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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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Tournament – Swansboro Century Club

Tournament – Swansboro Century Club

The 26th annual Swansboro Century Club Friendly City Speckled Trout Tournament was held out of Casper’s Marina in November. After a traditional pig pickin’ the night before the tournament, 27 boats headed out on a chilly Saturday morning to compete in both a flounder and trout division. The flounder division (a single-fish tournament) was won […]

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Tournament – Topsail Fall Surf and Pier Fishing Challenge

Tournament – Topsail Fall Surf and Pier Fishing Challenge

The Topsail Fall Surf and Pier Fishing Challenge was once again successful thanks to a strong number of anglers storming the beaches and piers of Topsail Island on the weekend of November 3-5 for 36 hours of competition to find the biggest fish in eight categories and two TWTs. The surf anglers and pier anglers […]