Freeport Choctawhatchee BayFest fishing tournament September 20

August 30, 2014

freeportbayfestNick’s Seafood Restaurant is hosting a fishing tournament in conjunction with the Freeport Bayfest on Sept. 20. Entry fee is $50 per angler and the weight in location is at Hammock Bay Sports Complex in Freeport.

TOURNAMENT TIME: Safe light in the Choctawhatchee Bay, morning of September 20, 2014. Tournament will end at 4 p.m.


SPECIES: Speckled Trout, Redfish, and all other freshwater/saltwater fish species that are caught in the Choctawhatchee Bay or Estuaries thereof.

SCORING: Based on TOTAL WEIGHT of species per division.

GEAR & FISHING METHOD: Hook and line, live and artificial bait. Cast net may be used to catch Mullet and baitfish.

All Anglers are subject to polygraph examination.

CANCELLATION: Tournament Director may cancel or postpone the tournament at his discretion, not limited to inclement weather and registered participants.

PAYOUTS: Payouts for each division are based upon a 50 angler roster. In the event that there are less than 50 participating anglers, payouts will be based upon percentage.

TOURNAMENT DIVISIONS: Speckled Trout & Redfish Division: Combined total weight of two (2) Speckled Trout (one trout may exceed 20”), AND one (1) Redfish (must be legal slot size; 18” -27”).

***Division Payout***
1st Place – $1,000
2nd Place – $500
3rd Place – $200

All Species Division: Combined total weight of five (5) Choctawhatchee Bay species (NO LARGER than 20” in length.)

***Division Payout***
1st Place – $500
2nd Place – $300
3rd Place – $200

Junior Division: Junior Anglers 14 yrs. and younger compete in their own division and the overall division. All junior anglers will be recognized for their catch.

All questions or concerns regarding this tournament, contact TREY NICK at (850) 835-2222 OR (850) 830-6161.

Registration available at Nick’s Seafood Restaurant in Basin Bayou, or over the phone via credit card at (850) 835-2222.