Wahoo Classic

5th Annual Wahoo Classic

Sept 18 - 20, 2020

 

Tournament Rules 

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

This is a boat tournament

The tournament challenge is open from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm on Friday, September 18, 2020, at Jim's Pier, South Padre Island

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.

Trophies will be awarded to the largest 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 Dolphin

$1,000 -  1st place Blackfin Tuna

Please practice conservation when possible.

General Rules

Registration

Registration is from 5:00 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Friday, September 18, 2020, at Jim’s Pier, South Padre Island.

 

All participants must register their boat by BOAT NAME

 

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 (click here)

Please submit payments to spiwahooclassic@gmail.com

Hours and Schedule

The tournament challenge is open from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on Friday, September 18th, 2020, at Jim’s Pier, South Padre Island. 

Registration is from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18th, 2020, at Jim’s Pier, 211 W Swordfish, South Padre Island. .

There is a mandatory Captain’s Meeting  at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18th, 2020, at Jim’s Pier, South Padre Island. 

Boats may leave docks after midnight, Friday, September 18th, 2020

 

Fishing times:

Lines In      -----    7:00 a.m., Saturday, September 19th, 2020.

Lines Out  -----    5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 19th 2020.

 

Dock time is 7:00 p.m., Saturday, September 19th 2020.

 

Weigh-in begins at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 19th 2020.

The tournament will conclude at  the Awards Presentation, 11:00 a.m., Sunday, September 20th, 2020, at Jim’s Pier.

Weigh Ins

Weigh-in begins at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 19th, 2020

 

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.

No mutilated fish

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

Boundaries

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.