2024 Event Schedule:  Jolly Mon 6/6-9, Gotm On 7/12-14, Rumble 10/18-20, Fall Brawl 10/31-11/3, Wildcard 11/12-14, Championship 11/15-23
Kingfish Cup Wildcard

Event Information

WHEN: November 12-14, 2024
WHERE: Ocean Isle Beach, NC

* Open to ALL Kingfish Cup teams *

Eligible fishing days start Tuesday, November 12th.  The first "most" favorable weather fishing day starting Nov. 12th will be designated as the fish day; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday... are all eligible fish days.  All eligible participants will be made aware of the designated fish day at minimum 36 hours prior to the fish day.

NO ENTRY FEE- NO ENTRY FORM.  If you check-out, then you will be counted as entered at that time.  

Payout open to ALL participants: 1st- $3000, 2nd- $2000, 3rd- $1000  -- available for ALL Kingfish Cup teams fishing this event

The top 3 finishing teams NOT all ready qualified for the Championship will earn a Wildcard invite to fish in the Championship 

Based on heaviest 2-fish aggregate

No entry form because its a FREE event.  When you check-out, get your boat inspected and get a boat number; that means you are entered. *You may have bait on board, but NO KINGFISH for inspection. 

When you check-out, there will be a $100, BIG FISH, WINNER-TAKE-ALL, CASH TWT option to enter if you choose.

Check-out w/boat inspection from the OIFC dock between 5:30am and 6:30am.  Deadline to check-out is 7:30am.

Shotgun start at 6:30am- You must be in ICW between Green 93 to west of bridge and Red 90 to east of bridge.  Listen to VHF 68 for the "GO"

Weigh-in opens at 3pm

Check-in at the base of the Ocean Isle Beach bridge by 4pm.  If you arrive before the check-in boat is in place, go straight to the weigh-dock.  You must show your boat number to the check-in boat located at the base of the OIB bridge by 4pm.

Tournament Boundaries Swansboro to Georgetown Jetties:  (You must be West of GPS line 76 55 00 and east of GPS line 79 10 00)

Winners will be announced by social media and receive winnings at the Championship Capt. Party

All other rules are based on Championship rules #6 - #21 - see them here:  https://www.kingfishcup.com/rules/championship-rules 

A polygraph exam may be required of any captain weighing a fish in this event.  The exam must be taken within 24 hours of Tournament Director's request.  Refusal to take or failure to pass will lead to DQ.

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