4th Annual Grouper Tournament – July 6-7, 2017

Written By:  Valentina Cerminara May 31, 2017 at 8:41 pm

Get your fishing gear ready for this year’s 4th Annual Grouper Tournament hosted by Walker’s Marine!

This competition is open to recreational and youth anglers only with prizes up to $2,000.

Mandatory Captain’s Meeting:

July 6th,  5pm @ Walker’s Hideaway Marina of Marco

Tournament:

July 7th, 8am-3pm

Post tournament cookout to follow @ Walker’s Hideaway Marina of Marco

Entry fee:

$100 per Recreational Angler / $50 per Youth Angler (16 & under)

Click here to Register.

TOURNAMENT RULES

    1. This tournament is only open to Recreational Anglers and Youth Anglers 16 & Under. Any participation of Charter Captains and Professional Anglers will result in disqualification.
    2. At least one angler from each team MUST attend the MANDATORY Captain’s meeting Thursday July 6th, 5 pm at Walker’s Hideaway Marina of Marco.
    3. To be eligible for entry, all Anglers must carry a valid Florida Saltwater License.
    4. The tournament will be an honor start to open water. NO Lines in before 8 o’clock AM, Friday July 7th, 2017
    5. Weigh in will be open from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm at Walker’s Hideaway Marina of Marco. Anyone arriving after 4:30 pm will be disqualified. All fish must be brought in by boat.
    6. Only specified Red Grouper will be eligible for the prizes. Tournament Grouper must measure according to all FWC regulations.
    7. All fish must be caught on rod and reel circle hook and line, no electric or hydraulic reels, no spear fishing or explosives.
    8. No mutilated or frozen fish will be eligible, at Weigh Masters’ discretion, all decisions are final.
    9. Weigh Master’s decisions are final.
    10. Prizes will be given out to the heaviest tournament fish.