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Wahoo Classic

2019 Tournament Rules 

211 W Swordfish St

South Padre Island,  TX 78597

Registration

Weigh Ins

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.

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

Remember to have your GPS tracking turned on.

 

Hours and Schedule

Registration is from 5:00 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Friday, September 13, 2019, 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

The tournament challenge is open from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on Friday, September 13th, 2019, at Jim’s Pier, South Padre Island. 

Registration is from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13th, 2019, 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 13th, 2019, at Jim’s Pier, South Padre Island. 

Boats may leave docks after midnight, Friday, September 13th, 2019.

 

Fishing times:

Lines In      -----    7:00 a.m., Saturday, September 14th, 2019.

Lines Out  -----    5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 14th 2019.

 

Dock time is 7:00 p.m., Saturday, September 14th 2019.

 

Weigh-in begins at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 14th 2019.

The tournament will conclude at  the Awards Presentation, 11:00 a.m., Sunday, September 15th, 2019, at Jim’s Pier.

Weigh-in begins at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 14th, 2019.

 

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

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

General Rules

This is a boat tournament

The tournament challenge is open from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm on Friday, September 13, 2019, 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.

SPI Wahoo Classic

211 W Swordfish St

South Padre Island, TX 78597