Pleasure Island Fall Surf Fishing Challenge

October 16 – 18, 2020


Carolina Beach – Kure Beach – Fort Fisher


October 16 – 18, 2020


DOWNLOAD PRINT ENTRY FORM:

Click here to print out an entry form (pdf file) for the Pleasure Island Fall Surf Fishing Challenge:
2020 Pleasure Island Fall Surf Fishing Challenge Print Entry Form.


REGISTER ONLINE:

Click here to fill out an online entry form for the Pleasure Island Fall Surf Fishing Challenge:
2020 Pleasure Island Fall Surf Fishing Challenge Online Registration.


DOWNLOAD COMPLETE RULES:

Click here for a printable version (pdf file) of the Pleasure Island Fall Surf Fishing Challenge Rules:
2020 Pleasure Island Fall Surf Fishing Challenge Rules.


QUICK FACTS

Entry Fee: $60 per angler before October 5; $70 per angler after October 5 (one entry fee gets you in all divisions except Slot Red Drum TWT)
Slot Red Drum TWT: $25 per angler (the Slot Red Drum TWT is optional–it is offered as another way for tournament participants to win money)
Over $30,000 in cash and prizes (based on 500 entries)
Boundaries: Must fish from a Pleasure Island beach.
No boats — No sound or pier fishing.
Three Weigh-in Locations: North End, South End, and Island Tackle & Hardware.
Tournament Headquarters: Town of Carolina Beach Public Parking Lot between Sea Witch Cafe and CB Municipal Docks (224 Canal Drive, Carolina Beach, NC 28428)

Live Updates: There are three leaderboard updates throughout the tournament weekend: Saturday 10:00 am;  Saturday 8:00 pm; and Sunday 9:00 am. Updates will be posted in three places:

  • Facebook: Latest updates will be posted to the top of our feed on the Fisherman’s Post Facebook page.
  • Website: Latest updates will be posted on the Pleasure Island Fall Surf Fishing Challenge Results page.
  • Weigh-In Stations: Latest updates will be posted at each weigh-in station on the tournament whiteboard.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Registration: Friday, October 16, from 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm (everyone must stop by Registration/Tournament HQ to receive their tournament wrist band and have the band placed upon their wrist–no exceptions!)
Fish Time Starts: Friday, October 16, 11:59 pm.
Fish Time Ends: Sunday, October 18, 12:00 noon.

Awards Dinner: Sunday, October 18, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Town of Carolina Beach Public Parking Lot between Sea Witch Cafe and CB Municipal docks (224 Canal Drive, Carolina Beach, NC 28428).
Island Tackle Raffle: Sunday, October 18, 1:30 pm
Awards Ceremony: Sunday, October 18, at 2:00 pm at Town of Carolina Beach Public Parking Lot between Sea Witch Cafe and CB Municipal docks (224 Canal Drive, Carolina Beach, NC 28428).
Tournament Raffle: immediately following Awards


PRIMARY PAYOUTS *

 1st2nd3rd4th5th
Bluefish$2000$1000$600$400$200
Trout$2000$1000$600$400$200
Black Drum$2000$1000$600$400$200
Pompano$1000$600$400$200$100
Sea Mullet$1000$600$400$200$100

* Primary Payouts based on 500 paid entries.

** Due to the temporary elimination of the Flounder Division, we have reallocated all of the flounder payouts to increase the overall payouts in the other five divisions. The tournament is still paying out the same ratio of prize money to entry fees, and we look forward to reinstating the Flounder Division as soon as we are able.


SPECIAL PRIZE PAYOUTS **

Junior Angler*: 1st–$100, 2nd–$50
Lady Angler*: 1st–$100, 2nd–$50
Senior Angler*: 1st–$100, 2nd–$50
** Special Prize Payouts guaranteed.


SLOT RED DRUM TWT

Red Drum 1st: $3,825
Red Drum 2nd: $2,295
Red Drum 3rd: $1,530
* Slot Red Drum TWT is voluntary (offered only as another way to win money) and based on 360 paid entries.


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.

First Fruit Ministries began in 1998 and has grown to serve over 20,000 hot meals, provide emergency groceries to over 5,000 households, and shelter over 24 homeless women and families annually.


CONTACT

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