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Pleasure Island Team Surf Challenge

April 8 – 10, 2022

Carolina Beach – Kure Beach – Fort Fisher

April 8 – 10, 2022


Click here to print out an entry form (pdf file) for the Pleasure Island Team Surf Fishing Challenge:
2022 Pleasure Island Team Surf Fishing Challenge Print Entry Form


Click here to fill out an online entry form for the Pleasure Island Team Surf Fishing Challenge:
2022 Pleasure Island Team Surf Fishing Challenge Online Registration


Click here for a printable version (pdf file) of the Pleasure Island Team Surf Fishing Challenge Rules:
2022 Pleasure Island Team Surf Fishing Challenge Rules


Teams of up to four anglers.
Fish as a team–win cash as a team!

Primary Divisions: Bluefish, Red Drum, Black Drum, and Sea Mullet
Each team of up to 4 anglers weighs in up to three heaviest of each species in all four Primary Divisions.

Entry Fee: $270 per team by March 28; $300 per team after March 28 (one entry fee gets you in all divisions except Team Aggregate TWT)

Team Aggregate TWT: Heaviest four-fish aggregate of the team’s single heaviest fish from each of the four Primary Divisions
Team Aggregate TWT Entry Fee: $100 per team (the Team Aggregate TWT is optional–it is offered as another way for teams to win money)

Ways to Pay:
1. You can pay in person at the following locations: Island Tackle, Intracoastal Angler, or Tex’s Tackle
2. You can pay over the phone at (910) 452-6378 (but you will still need to send in a completed entry form)
3. You can mail in your entry form and payment to: Fisherman’s Post, 1320 Audubon Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28403
4. You can pay (and submit an entry form) online by clicking on the “Register Online” link near the top of this page.

Over $10,000 in cash and prizes (based on 50 teams)

Boundaries: Must fish from a Pleasure Island beach.
No boats — No sound or pier fishing.

No Weigh-in Stations: Teams weigh in on Sunday morning from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon at Tournament HQ

Tournament Headquarters: Lazy Pirate (701 N. Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428)


Registration: Friday, April 8, from 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm (everyone must stop by Registration/Tournament HQ to receive their tournament wristband and have the band placed upon their wrist–no exceptions!)
Fish Time Starts: Friday, April 8, 11:59 pm
Fish Time Ends: Sunday, April 10, 11:00 am
Weigh-In Time: Sunday, April 10, from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Awards Dinner: Sunday, April 10, from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm at Lazy Pirate (701 N. Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, NC 28428)
Awards Ceremony: Sunday, April 10, at 1:00 pm at Lazy Pirate
PI Team Raffle: immediately following Awards


Red Drum$1000$600$400
Black Drum$800$400$200
Sea Mullet$800$400$200

* Primary Payouts based on 50 paid team entries.


Single Biggest Bluefish: $100 gift card
Single Biggest Red Drum: $100 gift card
Single Biggest Black Drum: $100 gift card
Single Biggest Sea Mullet: $100 gift card


Team TWT 1st: $1700
Team TWT 2nd: $1020
Team TWT 3rd: $680

* Team Aggregate TWT is voluntary (offered only as another way to win money) and based on 40 paid team entries.


Goes to the team that weighs in the heaviest total weight of all fish from all four divisions.


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Please direct all questions to Fisherman’s Post at (910) 452-6378, or you can send an email to surf@fishermanspost.com.