Nick’s Kids Catfish Tournament June 24

May 31, 2017

kidscatfish1smJoin in on the fun as Treylermade Tournaments hosts their Annual Kids Catfish Tournament on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Entry fee is $50 per angler with proceeds to benefit the Backpacks of Love Foundation and Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance Grasses in Classes. All anglers must register at Nick’s Seafood at Basin Bayou by 7 p.m. on Fri., June 23. Download flyer and registration form:   Catfish Tournament Rules, Regulations, Entry Form 2017

*All fisher kids must be registered by 7:00 pm Friday, June 23.

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**

1st PLACE BOTH DIVISIONS:A brand new boat & trolling motor by TRACKER MARINE!

Hardhead Division
Total weight of three Hardhead Catfish.
Grand Prize: New boat by Tracker Marine with trolling motor, safety gear, and accessories.
2nd – 5th Place: prizes and medals.

Sailcat Division
Single heaviest Sailcat.
Grand Prize: New boat by Tracker Marine with trolling motor, safety gear, and accessories.
2nd-5th Place: prizes and medals.

*If one Angler wins 1st Place in both divisions, he or she will be awarded one Grand Prize.*

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, June 25th.

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Weigh-in time: 4:00-5:00 PM. 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, June 24th.
Weigh-in time: 4:00-5:00 PM. Scale will open for 1-hour, 4:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturday, June 24th. 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.

Mullet Toss for all ages will be held following the weigh-in.