Southport Inshore Challenge

August 21 – 22, 2020, at Southport Marina

Trail Logo Drum Flounder copy


DOWNLOAD PRINT ENTRY FORM:

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


REGISTER ONLINE:

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


DOWNLOAD COMPLETE RULES:

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


QUICK FACTS

 
Entry Fee: $125 per boat before August 10; $150 per boat after August 10
Over $15,000 in cash and prizes to be awarded (based on 100 entries)
Two Divisions: Flounder & Red Drum
Winners based on boat’s single heaviest flounder and single heaviest red drum.
TWTs: Single Big Flounder, Single Big Red Drum, and “Trash Fish” (up to one of each: oyster toad and/or lizardfish)

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

Complimentary Captains’ Party (Friday–hosted by Anheuser Busch/Adams Beverages)
Complimentary Awards Dinner (Saturday–hosted by Zimmerman Marine/Southport Yamaha)


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 
Registration: Friday, August 21, from 3:00-8:00 pm at Southport Marina
Captains’ Meeting: Friday, August 21, at 6:00 pm at Southport Marina
Captains’ Party: Friday, August 21, from 4:00-8:00 pm at Southport Marina
Fishing Time: Saturday, August 22, from 6:30 am-4:00 pm (no lines in the water before 6:30 am)
Weigh-In: Saturday, August 22, from 1:00-4:00 pm (must be in line by 4:00 pm) at Southport Marina
Awards Dinner: Saturday, August 22, from 4:00-5:30 pm at Southport Marina
Awards Ceremony: Saturday, August 22, at 5:30 pm at Southport Marina


PRIMARY PAYOUTS *

 

 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th
Flounder$1000$750$625$500$400$300$225$150
Red Drum$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 Flounder TWT ($50): 1st–$1,275; 2nd–$765; 3rd–$510
(based on 60 TWT entries)
Single Big Red Drum 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 your flounder and/or red drum in alive and get an extra $20 payout per fish (flounder and/or red drum must be on leaderboard).

Intracoastal Angler Special Weight Prizes:
1.5 lb. Flounder – $50 gift card (extra $25 if alive)
2.5 lb. Flounder – $50 gift card (extra $25 if alive)
3.5 lb. Red Drum – $50 gift card (extra $25 if alive)
4.5 lb. Red Drum – $50 gift card (extra $25 if alive)

SeaTow Prize: SeaTow will be awarding a $100 gift certificate (to Dutchman Creek Bait & Tackle) to the SeaTow member that weighs in the heaviest fish (flounder or red drum).

Havana’s Giveaway:Every boat that weighs in a red drum or a flounder will be automatically entered into the Havana’s Restaurant Giveaway. Weigh in both a red drum and a flounder, and you have two chances to win these “raffle-type” prizes–(1) $300 cash and (2) $100 gift card to Havana’s Restaurant. The Havana’s Giveaway winners will be drawn Saturday at the Awards Ceremony, and you must be present to win.


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.