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Wahoo Classic

2018 Tournament

Tournament Rules 

This is a boat tournament

211 W Swordfish St

South Padre Island,  TX 78597

Registration

Species

Weigh Ins

This is a Wahoo tournament, but Dolphin Fish and Blackfin Tuna are also included.

If no Wahoo are caught, then Dolphin Fish rule, if no Dolphin Fish are caught then Blackfin Tuna rule.

An 80 mile limit from the South Padre Island jetties, “Brazos Santigo Pass” is the fishing boundary.

27 20 000 North and 95 30 000 West will be the approximate 80 mile boundaries. 

 

You may leave from Port Mansfield, but no other ports to the North.

 

No fishing in Mexico.

 

Hours and Schedule

The entry fee is $350 and may be paid via pay pal or by check.

 

Payment by Check

Please make checks payable to:

SPI Wahoo Classic

PO Box 2814

South Padre Island, TX 78597

 

Paypal Payments

Please submit payments to:

spiwahooclassic@gmail.com

Registration is from 5:00 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Friday, September 21, 2018, at Jim’s Pier, South Padre Island.

All participants must register their boat by BOAT NAME

The tournament challenge is open from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Friday, September 21st, 2018, at Jim’s Pier, South Padre Island. 

There is a mandatory Captain’s Meeting at 6:30 p.m., on Friday, September 21st, 2018, at Jim’s Pier, South Padre Island. 8.

Boats may leave docks after midnight, Friday, September 21st, 2018.

 

Fishing times:

Lines In      -----    7:00 a.m., Saturday, September 22nd, 2018.

Lines Out  -----    5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 22nd, 2018.

 

Dock time is 7:00 p.m., Saturday, September 22nd, 2018.

 

Weigh-in begins at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 22nd, 2018.

The tournament will conclude at  the Awards Presentation, 11:00 a.m., Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Jim’s Pier.

Weigh-in begins at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 22nd, 2018.

 

You must be in person, with your fish, at the weigh station, or your boat must

be north of marker #25, in the Tompkins Channel.

 

You may weigh-in only one of each qualifying species per boat.

Largest fish will be determined by weight, then length, then earliest time weighed in.

Monitor Channel 68 throughout the day and talk to the dock master on 68 when weighing in.

Boundaries

Please practice conservation when possible.

Remember to have your GPS tracking turned on.

Trophies will be awarded to largest three fish of each species.

 

The Tournament will pay out:

$10,000 - 1st place Wahoo

$3,000 - 2nd place Wahoo

$2,000 - 3rd place Wahoo

$1,000  - 1st  place Dorado

$1,000 -  1st place Blackfin Tuna

Other Rules

All participants in the Wahoo Classic must comply with the tournament rules as set forth

Species

SPI Wahoo Classic

211 W Swordfish St

South Padre Island, TX 78597