Topsail Spring Surf and Pier Fishing Challenge
May 5 – 7, 2017
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Surf City – Topsail Beach – North Topsail Beach
May 5 – 7, 2017
DOWNLOAD PRINT ENTRY FORM:
Click here to print out an entry form (pdf file) for the Topsail Spring Surf & Pier Fishing Challenge:
2017 Topsail Spring Surf & Pier Fishing Challenge Print Entry Form.
Click here to fill out an online entry form for the Topsail Spring Surf & Pier Fishing Challenge:
2017 Topsail Spring Surf & Pier Fishing Challenge Online Registration.
DOWNLOAD COMPLETE RULES:
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2017 Topsail Spring Surf & Pier Fishing Challenge Rules.
Surf Fishing Participants only compete against other Surf Fishing Participants
Pier Fishing Participants only compete against other Pier Fishing Participants
No participant can enter both the Surf Fishing Division and the Pier Fishing Division–you can only enter one.
Surf Fishing Categories: Bluefish, Flounder, Black Drum, and Sea Mullet
Pier Fishing Categories: Bluefish, Spanish, Black Drum, and Sea Mullet
Entry Fee: $60 per angler before April 24; $70 per angler after April 24 (one entry fee gets you in all four categories except Red Drum Calcutta)
Surf Red Drum Calcutta: $25 per angler
Pier Red Drum Calcutta: $25 per angler
Over $16,000 in cash and prizes (based on 250 total entries in Surf and Pier divisions)
Surf Boundaries: Must fish from a Topsail Island beach.
Pier Boundaries: Must fish from a Topsail Island pier.
Four Weigh-in Locations: Surf City Pier, East Coast Sports, Jolly Roger Pier, and Seaview Pier.
Tournament Headquarters: Under the big tent in the East Coast Sports parking lot
Live Updates: There are three updates throughout the tournament weekend: Saturday 8:00 am; Saturday 8:00 pm; and Sunday 8:00 am. Updates will be posted in three places:
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/FishPost. Latest updates will be posted to the top of our feed.
- Website: Latest updates will be posted on the Results page.
- Weigh-In Stations: Each weigh-in station will have a whiteboard with the latest updates.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Registration: Friday, May 5, from 2:00 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, May 5, 12:00 midnight.
Fish Time Ends: Sunday, May 7, 12:00 noon.
Awards Dinner: Sunday, May 7, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Tournament HQ (big tent in the East Coast Sports parking lot)
Awards Ceremony: Sunday, May 7, at 2:00 pm at Tournament HQ (big tent in the East Coast Sports parking lot)
Tournament Raffle: Immediately following Awards Ceremony
SURF PRIMARY PAYOUTS
(Surf Primary Payouts based on 250 paid entries)
SURF RED DRUM CALCUTTA
Red Drum 1st: $850
Red Drum 2nd: $510
Red Drum 3rd: $340
(Surf Red Drum Calcutta is voluntary, and payouts are based on 80 paid entries)
PIER PRIMARY PAYOUTS
(Pier Primary Payouts based on 200 paid entries)
PIER RED DRUM CALCUTTA
Red Drum 1st: $425
Red Drum 2nd: $255
Red Drum 3rd: $170
* Pier Red Drum Calcutta is voluntary, and payouts are based on 40 paid entries.
The Pier Cup is awarded to the pier angler and the Topsail fishing pier where the heaviest leaderboard fish was weighed in. The name of the angler, the weight of the fish, and the name of the pier where the fish was caught will be engraved on the trophy.
Then the winning pier will retain possession of the Pier Cup until the next Topsail Surf & Pier Fishing Challenge when the Pier Cup will have to be defended.
SURF/PIER SPECIAL PRIZE PAYOUTS
Junior Angler: 1st–$50
Lady Angler: 1st–$50
Senior Angler: 1st–$50
(Surf/Pier Special Prize Payouts guaranteed. Each Special Prize Payout awarded to either a Surf or Pier angler–whichever angler/division weighs in the heaviest fish.)
First Fruit Ministries began in 1998, it 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.
Please direct all questions to Fisherman’s Post at (910) 452-6378, or you can send an email to Surf@fishermanspost.com.