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Emerald Isle Fall Fishing Tournament

Emerald Isle Wildlife Ramp
6800 Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
September 17, 2022
7:00 am

Event Description

A Fun-Filled Day of Fishing and Prizes!

The third annual Emerald Isle Fall Fishing Tournament offers a fun-filled day of fishing and prizes. There’s something for everyone with three separate divisions to choose from: King, Spanish Mackerel and Surf.

A prize will also be offered to a Junior Angler (15 and under) to fish for prizes. There is no entry fee, but they do need to be registered.

Fishing tournament proceeds from the live and silent auctions benefit local area students and the dredging of Bogue Inlet.

Fishing Tournament Schedule

Friday, September 16, 2022:

  • Registration opens at 4:00 pm
  • Pregistration available on website
  • Dinner available 6:00 pm
  • Captain’s Meeting 7:00 pm
  • Auction Online and Live immediately after the Captains meeting
  • Fabulous prizes donated by local merchants and artists


Saturday, September 17, 2022:

  • Lines in the water at 7:00 am
  • Scale opens at 1:00 pm @ EI Wildlife Ramp
  • Awards Banquet 6:00 pm @ EI Wildlife Ramp
  • King & Spanish division boats must be acknowledged or past the committee boat at the mouth of Archer’s Creek by 4:00 pm
  • Surf division anglers must be in line at the scales by 3:00 pm
  • Scales will close after all qualified fish have been weighed


Fishing Tournament Prizes

  • 1st place for Primary King Prize*:   $7,850
  • 1st place for Primary Spanish Prize:   $1,200
  • 1st place for King KWT**: $2,500 winner take all
  • 1st place for Surf***:   $650

*King prize is based on 50 boats. The higher the number of boats, the higher the prize.
**King TWT prize is based on number of entries.
***Surf Division prizes are based on largest single eligible fish weight. Species eligible for weigh-in: spanish mackerel, bluefish, flounder and speckled trout.

Winners of Emerald Isle Fall Fishing Tournament

Fishing Tournament Registration

Complete the registration form and email to or mail to the address that is listed on the form. Registration fees can be paid online at the Emerald Isle Fall Fishing Tournament website.


  • King Mackerel: $150 per boat
  • Spanish Mackerel: $100 per boat
  • Both: $250 per boat
  • King TWT: $100 per boat


  • Surf: $50 per person
  • Surf Junior: no charge (no monetary prize but other prizes are awarded)

Fishing Tournament Contact Info

Mailing Address:
7500 Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594