Kick off a fantastic summer of fishing in 2019 with your fellow kayak anglers and Kitty Hawk Surf Company at the 1st Annual Summer Slam Kayak Fishing Tournament. This event will be a slam style tournament targeting Drum, Flounder and Trout, and is a great warm up event for the annual Outer Banks Kayak Fishing Tournament in September.
Competitors are allowed to launch at first light on Saturday morning, June 22. Fishing is allowed anywhere within the following boundaries: Wright Memorial Bridge in Kitty Hawk to the north; Hatteras Inlet to the south; Up to one (1) mile offshore to the east: as far west as the Currituck and Manns Harbor shorelines.
All fish must be caught from your watercraft. Wading is not permitted. This is a photo catch and release style tournament. All photos must be received NO LATER THAN 5 PM on Saturday, June 22nd in order to be eligible for judging. All pictures must show the fish length from upper lip to end of unpinched tail and include the custom Kitty Hawk Surf Co. badge that will be distributed at the mandatory Captain’s Meeting the night before the event.
Tournament Species: Flounder, Speckled Trout, and Red Drum. Slam division is one of each. No double-dipping. Fish submitted for the Slam cannot be submitted for the individual categories.