Fishing Reports


Wrightsville Beach Inshore Challenge

July 18-19, 2014, at Wild Wing Cafe and Wrightsville Beach Marina

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DOWNLOAD PRINT ENTRY FORM:  2013 Wrightsville Beach Inshore Challenge Print Entry Form

REGISTER ONLINE:  2013 Wrightsville Beach Inshore Challenge Online Registration

DOWNLOAD COMPLETE RULES:  2013 Wrightsville Beach Inshore Challenge Rules



Entry Fee: $125 per boat before July 7; $150 per boat after July 7
Over $15,000 in cash and prizes to be awarded (based on 100 entries)

Winners based on boat’s single heaviest flounder and/or single heaviest red drum
TWTs: Flounder, Red Drum, and Aggregate

One Day of Fishing
No Checkouts & No Boundaries

Live Weigh-In encouraged but not required (no penalties)
Fish with as many anglers on your boat as you like (no limitations)

Complimentary Captains’ Party (Friday–hosted by Anheuser Busch, Sweetwater Brewery, and Papa John’s Pizza)
Complimentary Awards Dinner (Saturday–dinner buffet provided by Wild Wing Cafe)



Registration: Friday, July 18, from 3:00-8:00 pm at Wild Wing Cafe
Captains’ Meetings: Friday, July 18, at 5:00 pm and at 7:00 pm at Wild Wing Cafe
Captains’ Party: Friday, July 18, from 4:00-8:00 pm at Wild Wing Cafe
Fishing Time: Saturday, July 19, from 6:00 am-4:00 pm (no lines in the water before 6:00 am)
Weigh-In: Saturday, July 19, from 1:00-4:00 pm (must be in line by 4:00 pm) at Wrightsville Beach Marina
Awards Dinner: Saturday, July 19, from 4:30-6:30 pm at Wild Wing Cafe
Awards Ceremony: Saturday, July 19, at 6:30 pm at Wild Wing Cafe



Flounder *

Red Drum *

  1st Place:  $1000   1st Place:  $1000
 2nd Place:  $700  2nd Place:  $700
  3rd Place:  $600   3rd Place:  $600
  4th Place:  $500   4th Place:  $500
  5th Place:  $400   5th Place:  $400
  6th Place:  $300   6th Place:  $300
  7th Place:  $200   7th Place:  $200
  8th Place:  $100   8th Place:  $100

All fish weighed in alive awarded Bonus $20 per fish

Aggregate **

Junior Angler **

  1st Place:  $100       1st Place:  $50

Flounder TWT ***

Lady Angler **

   1st Place:  $1700          1st Place:  $50
   2nd Place:  $1020

Senior Angler **

   3rd Place:   $680          1st Place:  $50

Red Drum TWT ***

Aggregate TWT ***

   1st Place:  $1700    1st Place:  $1700
   2nd Place:  $1020    2nd Place:  $1020
   3rd Place:   $680    3rd Place:   $680

* Primary Payouts based on 100 paid entries
** Secondary Payouts guaranteed
*** TWT Payouts based on 60 paid entries in each TWT



Single Big Flounder TWT ($50): 1st–$1,700; 2nd–$1,020; 3rd–$680
(based on 6o TWT entries)
Single Big Red Drum TWT ($50): 1st–$1,700; 2nd–$1,020; 3rd–$680
(based on 6o TWT entries)
Aggregate (one flounder/one red drum) TWT ($50): 1st–$1,700; 2nd–$1,020; 3rd–$680
(based on 60 TWT entries)
* TWT’s are voluntary. They are offered as another way to win money.



Live Weigh-In Bonus: Weigh in your flounder and/or red drum alive and get an extra $20 payout (flounder and/or red drum must be on the leaderboard).

Guaranteed Cover Appearance: The Wrightsville Beach Inshore Challenge is the only tournament that can guarantee the winner a cover shot with Fisherman’s Post Newspaper.

SeaTow Prize: SeaTow will be awarding a $100 gift certificate (to Tex’s Tackle) to the SeaTow member that weighs in the heaviest flounder.

Got-Em-On Prize: This award ($250 cash) goes to the heaviest flounder weighed in by a current Got-Em-On Club member.

Guaranteed Junior Angler Prizes: Each junior angler that weighs in a flounder or red drum will receive a Betts Old Salt cast net (limit one per boat).

Century Rods Prize: Every boat that weighs in a flounder or red drum will be automatically entered into the Century Rods Raffle where we are giving away a factory-custom Century rod ($300+). The Century Rods Raffle will be drawn Saturday at the Awards Ceremony, and you must be present to win.



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Please direct all questions to Max Gaspeny at (910) 409-8379, or you can send an email to