Nick’s Seafood Restaurant is hosting a Kids Catfish Tournament on July 21, 2018. The tournament will be benefiting: ‘Backpacks of Love’ & Choctawhatchee Basin Allliance Grasses in Classes.
Rules- Kids age of 12 years or under. Four (4) catfish limit saltwater species. Fishing in the Choctawhatchee Bay or estuaries thereof. Fish may be caught in a boat, on a dock, or from the shoreline. Adults may assist kids with handling fish but may not reel fish in for them. Baiting, casting and use of landing net only. Live or artificial bait, rod and reel only, no jugs, cast nets, or noodling. Note: Catfish have three spines use caution when handling these fish. (Cut the line when the fish is in the boat, hooks are cheap.)
**FISH MUST BE CAUGHT IN CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY NORTH OF THE DESTIN BRIDGE.
CRAB ISLAND AND DESTIN HARBOR AREAS ARE OFF-LIMITS. VIOLATING THIS RULE WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE TOURNAMENT**
Entry Fee: $50 per angler
1st PLACE HARDHEAD DIVISION:
A Brand NEW Boat & Trolling Motor by TRACKER MARINE!
Starting Point: Anglers may start from their desired location in waters on or adjacent to the Choctawhatchee Bay in Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Tournament starts at safe daylight on Saturday, July 21, 2018.
Weigh-in time: 4:00-5:00 PM. Scale will open for 1-hour, 4:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturday, July 21, 2018. Contestants must be checked in with a tournament official by 5:00PM to have their catfish scored. Weigh-ins will be held on the stage at Nick’s Seafood Restaurant 7585 Hwy 20 West Freeport, FL 32439. 850-835-2222 or 850-830-6161.
**All fisher kids must be registered by 7:00 pm Friday, May 18th**.