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Rod & Gun – Holiday Offshore Fishing Tournament
December 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - December 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
JOIN US FOR THIS ONE DAY FISHING EVENT !
Rules & Overview
This is a ONE DAY family and friends fishing tournament for common edible reef dwellers, along with blue water species. The event is open to all members and sponsored guests. Boat team competition, with a maximum of four anglers per boat. No restrictions on tackle, other than hook-n-line. All state and federal fishing regulations to apply. No kites or aerial devices permitted. All boats must depart from and return to Ocean Reef waters. Scoring will be 10 points per pound for eligible weight species, and 200 points for billfish releases.
Winning teams will be determined by all point’s total, with first, second and third place(s) being recognized. Additionally, there will be a Top Boat / Reef Score awarded to the highest point accumulation, not to include a Billfish in the team score. Junior angler catches of merit will also be considered.
Eligible Species: Yellowtail, Mutton and Mangrove Snapper. Grouper, Mackerel, Black and Yellowfin Tunas, Tripletail, Wahoo, Dolphin and Billfish.
*Weight scoring is for a maximum of three fish per species, i.e., three dolphin, three snappers, etc.
* Weigh-in between 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Fishing Village Weigh Station
* When releasing a Billfish, it is to be announced on VHF channel 78, and the RELEASE TIME to be written down. This information is to be presented at weigh-in in order to count for scoring.
* Sailfish releases to count as part of ORC Sailfish Championship.
* CAPTAINS MEETING ATTENDANCE BY AT LEAST ONE PARTICIPATING TEAM MEMBER IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED. *****Fishing Village Weigh Station/Boardwalk.
Schedule of Events:
Monday December 28 ~ Captains Meeting – 5:00 p.m – Fishing Village Weigh Station/Boardwalk.
Tuesday December 29
9:00 a.m. Lines in the water
3:00 p.m. Lines out of the water
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Weigh-in at Fishing Village Weigh Stations
4:30 p.m. Winners to be announced / posted.
Click the link below for a downloadable pdf of tournament information, entry form and scoring sheet:
Entries can be dropped at MarineMax, or emailed to – Fishing@RodandGun.org
We look forward to your participation!