coastal carolina fishing tournaments

May 3, 2019
Gabe Moore

 

Imagine this: it’s a beautiful day, and you’re out at sea surrounded by the sapphire blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. You take some time to drop your line in the water, the sun is bright, and the water is calm. Fishing is a massive part of our coastal communities here in Southeastern North Carolina, acting as both a sport and recreational activity. Plenty of anglers will be out on the water this time of year hoping to catch the diverse variety of fish located off and around our coastline. Regardless if you’re looking to be the next champion or just love being out on the water, Brunswick Forest encourages you to check out these fishing tournaments!

 

 

May 1 – 3
7th Annual Rebel King Mackerel Pier Tournament at Ocean Crest Pier

King Mackerel is one of the most popular tournament fish to land on a boat, and this is a close-by opportunity to take advantage of for any keen angler.
For more information, visit www.oceancrestpier.net or contact Dave Cooper 910-278-6674
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May 6 – 14
Far Out Shoot Out at Ocean Isle Fishing Center

Anglers will compete against one another to reel in the biggest Wahoo, Tuna or Mahi. The overall winner’s category will be determined by the largest combined weight of one fish from each category. You must have at least two of the three species described above to be considered in the running for the top prize.
For more information, visit www.oifc.com or contact Ocean Isle Fishing Center 910-575-3474
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May 11 – 14
May 10 Registration
Hatteras Village Offshore Open at Hatteras Landing Marina 

Travel offshore to tussle with some of the largest Billfish around, and for a chance to win a hefty cash prize. Last year’s boat won a whopping payout of over $35,000! All the proceeds for this event go to support the Hatteras Village Civic Association, and their mission to provide local students with college scholarships. Get to experience world-class fishing while still giving back to a great cause, you can’t get better than that!
Part of the Governor’s Cup Billfish Series
For more information, visit www.hvoo.org or contact Beth Rooks / Dan Oden 252-305-2166 or 1-800-676-4939
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May 28 – 29
May 27 Registration
Swansboro Rotary 2011 Memorial Day Blue Water Fishing Tournament 

Wrangle in some real winners with this tournament! The Memorial Day Blue Water Fishing Tournament will test you against some of the biggest fish in the water such as Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi, Wahoo and Billfish. Awards Ceremony, on-site registration, and captain’s meetings will be held at Jack’s Waterfront Bar in Morehead City, NC.
Part of the Governor’s Cup Billfish Series
For more information, visit www.swansbororotary.com or contact David Nance 252-422-9100
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May 28 – 29
May 27 Registration
20th Annual Bald Head Island Fishing Rodeo at Bald Head Island Marina

A portion of the proceeds from the tournament will go to supporting the famous Old Baldy lighthouse. This is a fantastic event regardless if you’re angling on the boat or spectating from shore.
For more information, visit www.baldheadisland.com or contact Wendy Irick 910-457-7393