Topsail Inshore Challenge

July 14 – 15, 2017, at East Coast Sports (Registration) and Quartermaster (weigh-in and awards)

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DOWNLOAD PRINT ENTRY FORM:

2017 Topsail Inshore Challenge Print Entry Form


REGISTER ONLINE:

2017 Topsail Inshore Challenge Online Registration


DOWNLOAD COMPLETE RULES:

2017 Topsail Inshore Challenge Rules


QUICK FACTS

Entry Fee: $125 per boat before July 3; $150 per boat after July 3
Over $15,000 in cash and prizes to be awarded (based on 100 entries)
One Division: Red Drum (heaviest two-fish).
Winners based on boat’s heaviest two red drum aggregate.
TWTs: Single Big Red Drum, Two Red Drum, and Single Big Flounder

Can 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 as many anglers on your boat as you like (no limitations)

Complimentary Captains’ Party (Friday–hosted by Sweetwater Brewery)
Complimentary Awards Dinner (Saturday)


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Registration: Friday, July 14, from 3:00-8:00 pm at East Coast Sports (Surf City, NC)
Captains’ Meeting: Friday,July 14, at 6:00 pm at East Coast Sports (Surf City, NC)
Captains’ Party: Friday, July 14, from 4:00-8:00 pm at East Coast Sports (Surf City, NC)
Fishing Time: Saturday, July 15, from 6:00 am-4:00 pm (no lines in the water before 6:00 am)
Weigh-In: Saturday, July 15, from 1:00-4:00 pm (must be in line by 4:00 pm) at Quartermaster (Hampstead, NC)
Awards Dinner: Saturday, July 15, from 4:00-5:30 pm at Quartermaster (Hampstead, NC)
Awards Ceremony: Saturday, July 15, at 5:30 pm at Quartermaster (Hampstead, NC)


PRIMARY PAYOUTS *

 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th
Two Red Drum$2000$1500$1250$1000$800$600$450$300

* Primary Payouts based on 100 paid entries.

** All red drum weighed in alive awarded Bonus $10 per fish (up to two red drum per boat, and fish must be n the leaderboard).


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)
Two Red Drum TWT ($50): 1st–$1,275; 2nd–$765; 3rd–$510
(based on 60 TWT entries)
Single Big Flounder TWT ($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 alive and get an extra payout–$10 per red drum–up to two red drum per boat (fish must be on the leaderboard).

SeaTow Prize: SeaTow will be awarding a $100 gift certificate (to East Coast Sports) to the SeaTow member that weighs in the heaviest red drum.


BENEFICIARIES

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.

UNCW’s Aquaculture program works with a variety of species with the goal of developing economical and environmentally-sound seafood production technologies for the private sector and reducing the depletion of wild marine resources.


CONTACT INFO

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