Ocean Isle Inshore Challenge

This tournament has been modified to be Covid-compliant.

May 29 – 30, 2020, at Ocean Isle Fishing Center


DOWNLOAD PRINT ENTRY FORM:

Click here to print out an entry form (pdf file) for the Ocean Isle Inshore Challenge:
2020 Ocean Isle Inshore Challenge Print Entry Form


REGISTER ONLINE:

Click here to fill out an online entry form for the Ocean Isle Inshore Challenge:
2020 Ocean Isle Inshore Challenge Online Registration


DOWNLOAD COMPLETE RULES:

Click here for a printable version (pdf file) of the  Ocean Isle Inshore Challenge Rules:
2020 Ocean Isle Inshore Challenge Rules


QUICK FACTS

Entry Fee: $125 per boat before May 18; $150 per boat after May 18
Over $15,000 in cash and prizes to be awarded (based on 100 entries)
Winners based on boat’s single heaviest red drum and/or single heaviest speckled trout
TWTs: Single Big Red Drum, Single Big Trout, and “Trash Fish” (up to one of each: oyster toad and/or lizardfish)

Use live, dead, or artificial bait!
One Day of Fishing
No Checkouts & No Boundaries
Live Weigh-In encouraged but not required (no penalties)
Fish with up to six anglers on your boat

No Captains’ Party (to be Covid-compliant)
No Awards Party (to be Covid-compliant)


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Registration: There is no scheduled registration. Please register online, or you can drop off an entry form and payment to the Ocean Isle Fishing Center by 7:00 pm on Friday, May 29
Captains’ Meeting: An interactive Captains’ Meeting will be held via Zoom at 6:00 pm on Friday, May 29. Tournament participants will be sent a link to join, and for the general audience, a broadcast of the Captains’ Meeting will also appear on Facebook Live.
Captains’ Party: There is no Captains’ Party this year in order to be Covid-compliant
Fishing Time: Saturday, May 30, from 6:00 am-4:00 pm (no lines in the water before 6:00 am)
Weigh-In: Saturday, May 30, from 1:00-4:00 pm (must be in line by 4:00 pm) at the Ocean Isle Fishing Center. Must practice social distancing.
Awards Dinner: There is no Awards Dinner in order to be Covid-compliant. 
Awards Ceremony: An interactive Awards Ceremony will be held via Zoom at 7:00 pm on Saturday, May 30. Tournament participants will be sent a link to join, and for the general audience a broadcast of the Awards Ceremony will also appear on Facebook Live.


PRIMARY PAYOUTS *

 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th
Red Drum$1000$750$625$500$400$300$225$150
Trout$1000$750$625$500$400$300$225$150

* All Primary Payouts based on 100 paid entries.


SECONDARY PAYOUTS **

JUNIOR ANGLER: $50
LADY ANGLER: $50
SENIOR ANGLER: $50
** Secondary Payouts guaranteed.


TOURNAMENTS WITHIN A TOURNAMENT

Single Big Red Drum TWT ($50): 1st–$1,275; 2nd–$765; 3rd–$510
(based on 60 TWT entries)
Single Big Trout TWT ($50): 1st–$1,275; 2nd–$765; 3rd–$510
(based on 60 TWT entries)
“Trash Fish” TWT (up to one of each: oyster toad and/or lizardfish) ($50): 1st–$1,275; 2nd–$765; 3rd–$510
(based on 60 TWT entries)
* TWT’s are voluntary. They are offered as another way to win money.


SPECIAL PRIZES

Live Weigh-In Bonus: Weigh in your red drum and/or speckled trout alive and get an extra $20 payout per fish (red drum and/or trout must be on the leaderboard).

SeaTow Prizes: SeaTow will be awarding two gift certificates (to the Ocean Isle Fishing Center)–$50 to the SeaTow member that weighs in the heaviest red drum and $50 to the SeaTow member that weighs in the heaviest speckled trout.


BENEFICIARY

The Wilmington Elks invest in their communities through programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-free, by undertaking projects that address unmet need, and by honoring the service and sacrifice of our veterans


CONTACT INFO

Please direct all questions to Fisherman’s Post at (910) 452-6378, or you can send an email to trail@fishermanspost.com.