The primary payouts go to the boat/kayak with the heaviest flounder weighed.
The one fishing day is Saturday, September 4, 2021.
There are no checkouts and no boundaries however, a boat/kayak may not fish within 25 yards of the CP&L intake wall and a boat/kayak may not fish within the barriers separating Southport Marina from the ICW. Tournament based on the HONOR system. Once you have launched your boat/kayak, No one is permitted to leave the boat/kayak for land except to seek shelter during foul weather.
Fish must be caught during tournament hours. No lines in the water until after 6:30 a.m. (You may catch Bait)
All boat/kayaks must be inside the CHANNEL TO WILDLIFE BOAT/KAYAK RAMP (FISH FACTORY RD) by 5:00 p.m. Scales will open at 2:00 p.m. at Dutchman Creek Park. No weigh-ins allowed before 2:00 p.m. Once your fish is weighed in this ends your fishing day.
This year, all fish weighed in will remain the property of the boat/kayak with exception of TAGGED FISH. Tagged Fish must be weighed in alive to collect prize.
A boat/kayak may only win one primary prize, but they may win more than one secondary prize. The Junior Angler must be 15 years of age or younger and must accompany the fish to the scales. This prize is based on the single heaviest fish—red drum or flounder. The Lady Angler must accompany the fish to the scales. This prize is based on the single heaviest fish—red drum or flounder. The Senior Angler must be at least 55 years of age and must accompany the fish to the scales. This prize is based on the single heaviest fish—red drum or flounder.
All protests made to the tournament committee shall be accompanied by a $200 cash deposit. All protests shall be made no later than one hour after the last fish has been weighed. The $200 cash deposit will be returned if the tournament committee upholds the protest. The $200 cash deposit will become the property of the Sheriff Ingram’s Flatfish Roundup if the protest is not upheld. All decisions of the tournament committee shall be final.
The TWTs (tournament within a tournament)—Four Fish Total Weight, Calcutta, Single High Roller Biggest Flounder, Single Red Drum, and Single Largest Toad Fish—all have a payouts based on number of boat/kayak entry for that TWT. Participants in the tournament are not required to enter the TWTs. They are offered as another way for you to win money. Fish weighed must adhere to all local, state, and federal laws.
Prizes are awarded solely on the basis of fish weight. In the event of identical weights, the first fish weighed shall be declared the winner.
All fish must be caught on hook and line and from the registered boat/kayak. All fish will be received and inspected by the terms of the weigh master. No cut or mutilated fish will be accepted. Red drum will be measured nose to nose plate, belly facing the weigh master, and with a uniform pinch of the tail.
All fish must be weighed in from the boat/kayak in which they were caught. No overland transport to the weigh station will be allowed, and a crewmember must accompany the fish to the scales.
No Fishing in other tournaments the same day as ours without prior approval from the tournament Committee.
By signing the entry form, the captain and crew consent that Sheriff Ingram’s Flatfish Roundup may use without payment or restrictions any photographs in which he or she appears for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to resale, advertising, commercial, or promotional material.
All captains and crew members are responsible for reading and following all rules and regulations set forth by the Sheriff Ingram’s Flatfish Roundup.
All Kayak fishermen must adhere to the same rules above.
TAGGED FISH MUST BE WEIGHED IN ALIVE. WEIGHIN WILL BE WITNESSED BY TWO INDEPENDENT PERSONS. WEIGHIN WILL BE VIDEO RECORDED. NO RADAR/FISH FINDER PERMITTED FOR THE CATCHING OF TAGGED FISH. ALL PARTIES ARE SUBJECT TO POLYGRAPH EXAM. IF ALL RULES/REGULATIONS ARE FOLLOWED PRIZE PAYABLE BY Hole-in-WON.