November 9 - 11 2023 @ Bimini Big Game Club

Wahoo Weekend Tournament

Benefits The Get Kids Fishing Foundation

Exclusive Rules & Regulations

Registration Form on the bottom of page

  • Boats may leave 5:00 AM.
  • Radio communication is Channel 72.
  • All Vessels will be inspected each morning prior to check out by Official Tournament Personal.
  • No wake zone rules will be enforced!
  • Lines in water at 5:15 AM.
  • Lines out by 4:00 PM.
  • Six lines maximum.
  • Wire lines and planers will be permitted (no electric reels)
  • Three (3) heaviest fish per boat will count towards score for each day.
  • Total pounds for the both days will determine top teams.
  • Ties will be broken by first fish weighed.
  • No Limit & no landfall. No stopping for Fuel anywhere!
  • Video, Picture & GPS snapshoot will be required
  • GPS TRACKS Will Confirm conformity of Rules each day By Tournament Official.
  • Tournament Official is someone appointed at any time by Tournament Director.
  • Boats must possess proper Visas, cruising and fishing permits
  • Live, dead, or artificial bait may be used
  • Fish may not be transferred from boat to another boat
  • There is no weather provision and solely at Captain’s discretion
  • Committee reserves the right to inspect fish holds and GPS plotter tracks at any time.
  • Any Tournament Member, or Members which try to manipulate, circumvent or break any of the rules knowingly or not, will be disqualified for the day & may be disqualified for the event, solely at the discretion of the Tournament. Director.
  • All Protest Must Be Filed By 6:30 PM each day with a $500.00 Deposit.
  • All Boats must be back and tied up at the dock by 6:00 PM to qualified for weigh-in
  • Any boats after 6:00 PM will not be able to weigh in any fish.
  • All teams are recommended to synchronize their timepieces with the time Tournament Director.
  • No extra time will be granted to any team under any circumstances.
  • All decisions by committee are final!
  • The $10,000.00 Prize is Based on 25 Boats Paid Participation 15% Fee on all Prizes
  • 1rst Place $5,000.00 Heaviest Overall Weight For 5 Fish Weighed
  • 2nd Place $2,500.00 Heaviest Overall First Day Weight Weight Max 3 Fish Weighed
  • 3rd Place $1,500.00 Heaviest Overall Second Day Weight Weight Max 3 Fish Weighed
  • 4th Place $1,000.00 Heaviest Overall Heaviest Fish
  • Scales will open at 4:00 PM & close promptly at 6:00 PM
  • Call in by radio (ch 72) when you reach no wake zone
  • When you are called in please have bow and stern lines ready
  • Choose five largest to be weighed and three heaviest fish will go towards score
  • All Fished weighed will be final at time of weigh in.
  • All fished marked By Tournament Personal cutting off tail fin & returned at time of weigh-in
  • $10,000 Tournament Payout based on 25 boats.
  • $5,000.00 First Place weigh up to Five of your heaviest fish over two days.
  • $2,500.00 Second Place Total weight Day One weigh up to Six Fish.
  • $1,500.00 Third Place Total weight Day Two weigh up to Six Fish.
  • $1000.00 Heaviest Fish Caught over both days.
  • 20 Pound Minimum per Fish
  • $5,000.00 Total Calcutta per Boat, Each Category Below is Optional & per Boat & does not reflect entry fee winnings.
  • 1rst Place Participation, The Buy in is $2,000.00 Heaviest Overall Weight Up to 6 Fish. Only 5 may count towards your score, for the overall weight. You can use all 5 fish from your first day or all 5 fish from your second day, or a combination of 5 of your heaviest fish from both days to qualify for overall weight.
  • 2nd Place Participation, The Buy in is $1,500.00, Heaviest Overall Weight for First Day. You may weigh Up to 6 Fish caught that day, Top 3 will qualify, for overall weight for that day.
  • 3rd Place Participation, The Buy in is $1,000.00 Heaviest Overall Weight for Second Day. You may weigh Up to 6 Fish caught that day, Top 3 will qualify, for overall weight for that day.
  • 4th Place Participation, The Buy in is $500.00 Heaviest Fish Caught over the Two Day Period.
  • The above Participation is per boat, Choose One Category or all Four. Minimum weigh in is 15 pounds to qualify. Also a15% hold back from all winnings.
  • November 9, Arrival Date & Captain's Meeting 8:00 PM
  • November 10, Lines in Day 1, 6:30 AM, Dinner Pool Side
  • November 11, Lines in Day 2, 6:30 AM, Awards Ceremony & Dinner.
  • Tournament will be canceled in the event of a major named stormed. A full refund will be issued within 30 days of the cancellation of the tournament. This Refund is broken down in this manner, 80% back to you & 20% retained as a full credit towards next Year's tournament. All Calcutta's payments, will be Refunded Completely back to the appropriate Credit card.
  • All gift bags, tournament shirts, Sponsored Gifts will be distributed to each team, that has registered & paid in full.
  • Mechanical breakdowns do not institute cause for a refund & will be handle on a case by case basis.
  • In any other weather related instances the majority of boats rules, (if more come then decline to attend), no cancellations will be permitted.
  • Any smaller boat’s not being able to make the trip will be given a 50% refund & a 50% credit towards next years event for those who did not attend.
  • Tournament Director has final decision on all refunds, minus reasonable cost involved.

We are thrilled to be hosting the First Ever Owners Exclusive Annual Tournament, which bring together Passionate Anglers and Yacht Owners from all over South Florida for an exciting and competitive event. We are looking for sponsors who share our love for the sport and want to get involve in this year's first ever Yacht Owners Tournament.

We have put together a Sponsor Guide that outlines the various sponsorship opportunities available including Brand Exposure, Signage, Social Media Blogs and Mentions.

Benefits The Get Kids Fishing Foundation

Registration form Owner’s Exclusive