23rd Tuna-ment - June 22-24 - OC, Wachapreague & Chincoteague
The 23rd annual Tuna-ment is the perfect way to get ready for this year's tournament season. The Tuna-ment welcomes all boats and anglers. 2011 saw an increase in boats (31) and we hope to once again increase our numbers to 50 boats. Sam Fisher took first place last year with his 111.4 pound bluefin earning him $10,880. Sam fished out of Wachapreague on his 36 Fountain.
When: June 22-24 (fish two of three, declare lay-day by 10:30 AM that day)
Where: Waters of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing Hours: 6:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Weigh Stations: Ocean City, MD - Sunset Marina; Chincoteague, VA - Curtis-Merritt Harbor; Wachapreague, VA - Seaside Marina
Weigh Station Hours: 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Captains Meetings: All meetings are on June 21 from 6-8PM and will have FREE food, drink, and door prizes
Ocean City - Alltackle
Chincoteague - Captain Steve's Bait & Tackle
Wachapreague - Seaside Marina
Entry Fee: $250 (per boat) + Optional TWT's $50, $100, $200, $300, & $500 + Special Categories - $100 Dolphin and $100 Bluefish
How to Register:
Online - Click Here
Captains Meetings - register at any of the three Captains Meetings
Fax 410-255-1552 (print application here)
For a complete listing of all rules and regulations click here
For more information please contact the MSSA: call 410-255-5535 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We'll be at the Waterside Inn in Chincoteague. Looking forward to a great captains meeting at Captain Steve's and another great Tuna-Ment. I hope the bluefin fishing is as good this year as it was last year.
Schedule Sea 23' SeaCraft twin Etec 150s
DC Metro chapter of the MSSA
Check out the website: DCMSSA.org
Hey there. Everything I have seen in print says the weigh ins are at the lazy lizard. Which is it? I hope sunset.
The OC weigh station is at Sunset Marina
Looking forward to my first Tuna-ment. hope the wx cooperates.
Dave - I got the give away stuff ready. Send it to MSSA headquarters?
Whitebite, send it on in. Headquarters will do just fine. Thanks again!
Captain's meeting, door prizes and free food at Capt Steve's in Chincoteague. See you there.
Ocean City and Wachapreague meetings will also have FREE food, drink and door prizes.
Reminder, all meetings are on June 21 from 6-8. You can register and pick up your tournament bucket!!!
Hope to see you there!
Good luck this season to all our Captains and anglers, as well as all tournament hosts.
For more info on the Tunament, mssa tournament series, captain of the year standings, or general fisheries issues visit www.mssa.net or call 410-274-9129
New to this year's tournament is the 'Lay Day' rule. Captains will be required to determine their Lay Day by 10:30 AM on the day of their choosing. Similar to most offshore tournaments.
Thank you to those who have already registered. It is looking like we will once again increase our boat numbers....fingers crossed.
If you would like to particiapte you may register online at www.mssa.net OR at any of the Captains Meetings on June 21. The Captains Meetings will have free food, drink, and door prizes. All meetings are from 6-8pm. Click the Register Now link to find meeting locations.
Entry Fee: $250 (per boat) + optional TWT's (2,3, & 6 stringers)
Bluefish and dolphin categories as well
REGISTER NOW - CLICK HERE