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Swansboro Five-0 King Mackerel Tournament

Downtown Swansboro
Various Locations
Swansboro, NC 28584
October 17, 2023 – October 21, 2023

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 19, 2022
At the Swansboro Rotary Club

Captains’ Party 6pm
With live music, open bar & food by Saltwater Grill!

Captains’ Meeting 8pm
TWT Registration Open 6 – 9pm
(Open online until 11:59pm)

Fishing Days & Weigh-In
Thursday, 20th, Friday, 21st & Saturday, 22nd

(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 •

Saturday, October 22, 2022
Saltwater Grill, Downtown Swansboro

Awards Party 7pm – FREE CONCERT with The Breakfast Club!
Awards Presentation approx 8pm

View the complete fishing tournament schedule.

Weigh-in at Swansboro Five-0 King Mackerel Tournament

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