By: Donna Chance, Texas Marine Writer / Blogger
TOURNAMENT SPONSORED BY: TEXAS MARINE
Bolivar Peninsula, Stingaree’s Restaurant & Marina, Holtzclaw Memorial
Foundation. Proceeds go to the Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club Youth Scholarship.
TIME: Saturday, April 30, 2016, 6:00am to 3:00 pm
Kids start at 8:00 am – Weigh in between 9:00-10:00 am. Awards at 10:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Stingaree’s Restaurant & Marina, Crystal Beach, Tx
Friday April 28th
6:00 pm Check In/Registration
7:00 pm Calcutta
Saturday April 29th
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lunch @ Stingaree’s
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Official Weigh In by Lions Club
4:00 pm Awards Ceremony and Door Prizes
8:00 pm Live music
Registration & Entry Fees Team Tournament – maximum of 4 fishermen to a team. Multiple boats and kayaks can be used. Fees:
Team fee (4) – $350.00 Individual entries $100.00.
*Early entry fee discount (received by April 21): Individual $75.00 Team of 4 $300.00
All entry fees must be paid by Friday, April 28th 6pm. Entry fee includes all meals, awards, and goodie bags. Souvenir shirts and caps can be purchased.
Registration will take place at Stingaree’s Down Under at 6:00 pm Friday April 28, prior to the Calcutta, but is not required.
Fishing Rules All anglers must have a valid Texas Fishing License and Saltwater Stamp. All Texas Parks and Wildlife rules must be observed. Boats may leave the dock 6:00 am on April 29th. Natural or artificial bait may be used.
3 Trout (limit of one trout over 25” per team), 2 slot redfish and 1 flounder will we weighed per team. Winners will be determined by total weight of the catch (maximum of 6 fish). Ties will be broken by check-in times.
Winners may be subject to polygraph. Cash prizes may not be awarded until authenticity is determined.
Tournament boundaries are the surf from High Island @ HWY 124 West to San Luis and
Galveston bay complex. Entries can begin from their preferred launch or beach access.
Tournament will begin at daylight April 29th.
Weighing Official weigh in will take place from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Stingaree’s Restaurant & Marina and will be administered by the Lions Club. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Prizes and Payouts
Heaviest Stringer: 3 Speckled Trout, 2 Redfish, 1 Flounder
- 1st place – $2000.
- 2nd place – $1000.
- 3rd place – $500
Kids Hardhead Haul-in 12yrs old and under presented by Holtzclaw Memorial Foundation.
Heaviest Hardhead wins a $500.00 scholarship
Kids can start fishing at 8:00am. Weigh-in will be between 9:00am-10:00am. Awards
ceremony for kids will be @10:30am. Hot dogs and drinks will be served.
Checks payable to BPLCYSF. Mail to PO Box 2125 Crystal Beach, TX 77650. For questions contact Brenda 409-291-9092. Email: email@example.com