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Swansboro Five-0 King Mackerel Tournament

Downtown Swansboro
Various Locations
Swansboro , NC 28584
October 20, 2021 – October 24, 2021

Event Description

Make plans to bring your family to historic downtown Swansboro, the “friendly city by the sea,” for the annual Swansboro Five-O King Mackerel Tournament. This Crystal Coast fishing tournament offers cash and prizes upwards of $180,000 based on a 50-boat participation.

The Swansboro Rotary fishing tournament series is sponsored by merchants from Swansboro, Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, Emerald Isle, Atlantic Beach and surrounding areas.

All of the proceeds from the tournament are used for scholarships, supporting programs such as Take a Kid Fishing, Project Christmas Cheer, as well as other local causes.

Join the fun and excitement of seeing who will take home this year’s first prize at the Swansboro Five-O King Mackerel Tournament!

Swansboro Five-O King Mackerel Tournament Schedule

Fishing days will be Thursday, Friday & Saturday – Fishing 2 out of 3 days! 

Wednesday, October 20

Captains’ Party
Captains’ Meeting

Fishing Days & Weigh-In
Thursday-Saturday, October 21-23
(Pick 2 out of 3)

Fishing Days Begin at 7am
Check-In By 5pm

  • Lines in the water at 7am
  • Scales open at 4pm
  • Must be in line by 5pm
  • Social distancing mandates at weigh-in.

Saturday, October 23

Awards Party

View the complete fishing tournament schedule.

2021 Tournament Registration

Last Year’s Teams

Registration opens Friday, April 9, 2021 at 11am online to the 50 teams that competed in last year’s Five-O. It will close at 11:59 PM on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

New Teams

Registration opens to the public on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 11am online. Once all 50 spots are filled up a waiting list will begin.


See Registration schedule.

Weigh-in at Swansboro Five-0 King Mackerel Tournament

Tournament Contact Info

Swansboro Rotary Club
Website: www.swansboro50.com
Phone: (252) 241-0669

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