Week of May 4, 2020 - May 10, 2020

Cape Fear Disabled Fishing Tournament

  • Friday, May 8th 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Kure Beach

Everyone should experience the joy of surf fishing, and at the Cape Fear Disabled Fishing Tournament, anglers of all varieties can enjoy a full day of fishing and fun at one of the most scenic spots in Kure beach. Held annually in the late spring, when the local fishing season really heats up, this fishing tournament is unique in that it provides a special opportunity for folks with disabilities to see what the Cape Fear fishing scene is all about.

Week of May 25, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament

  • Wednesday, May 27th - Saturday, May 30th
Wrightsville Beach

Head to the heart of Wrightsville Beach for this popular fishing tournament that will thrill participants and spectators alike. The annual Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament features multiple days of exceptional fishing, as well as an opportunity for visitors to learn about the conservation, protection, and preservation of valuable marine resources.

Week of June 8, 2020 - June 14, 2020

Jolly Mon King Classic

  • Thursday, June 11th - Sunday, June 14th
Ocean Isle Beach

Bring the family for this annual tournament that shines a spotlight on how much fun fishing in Ocean Isle Beach can be. The Jolly Mon King Classic fishing tournament brings together fishermen and their families for plenty of good times, good fun, and exceptional fishing. Offering a far-reaching array of great prizes that can range from gift cards to thousands of dollars in cash, this tournament is a fun and competitive way to discover the fruitful fishing along the Brunswick Islands.

Wide Open Tech Spanish Mackerel Open

  • Friday, June 12th - Sunday, June 14th

The offshore fishing starts to heat up off the coast of the Cape Fear region as the summer season gets into full swing, and anglers who want to enjoy the action, (and hopefully take home some cash prizes along the way), can join in the fun by signing up for the Wide Open Tech Spanish Mackerel Open. Held in mid-June, this fishing tournament that’s open to just 50 teams or so is a great way to enjoy a little camaraderie and some exceptional fishing while exploring the sunny waters off the coast of Wrightsville Beach.

Jr. Jolly Mon - Rock the Dock

  • Saturday, June 13th
Ocean Isle Beach

Let the youngest anglers in the crew enjoy a special fishing tournament that’s designed just for them with this annual event that ties in with the annual Jolly Mon King Classic. The Jr. Jolly Mon - Rock the Dock event is for anglers who might be too young to compete in the big multiple day tournament, but who still want to drop a line and discover just how much fun fishing can be.

Week of July 6, 2020 - July 12, 2020

Coast Got-Em-On King Mackerel Classic

  • Friday, July 10th - Sunday, July 12th
Carolina Beach

Summer is a fine time to drop a line in Carolina Beach, and during this annual fishing tournament, visiting anglers can discover just how much fun the local fishing scene can be while having a chance at landing some incredible prizes. The Coast Got-Em-On King Mackerel Classic is held over the course of a July weekend, and it features plenty of activities, comradery, and of course, plenty of exceptional fishing along the Cape Fear coastline.

Week of September 7, 2020 - September 13, 2020

Carolina Beach Inshore Challenge

  • Friday, September 11th - Saturday, September 12th

Anglers can explore the exceptional fishing of the Carolina Beach inshore waters while hopefully cashing in on some attractive prizes at this annual tournament that reels in local and visiting anglers alike. The Carolina Beach Inshore Challenge is a fun and full-day fishing tournament that targets the waters of Carolina Beach Inlet and beyond to reel in some big rewards.

Week of September 28, 2020 - October 4, 2020

U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament

  • Thursday, October 1st - Saturday, October 3rd

The fall season is prime time when it comes to exceptional fishing, and anglers of all varieties can get their lines wet by participating in the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament. Based at the local Southport Marina and featuring tons of prizes for anglers who sign up every year, this multiple day fishing tournament is a great way to explore the expansive waters of the Cape Fear region while landing in some big cash prizes along the way.

Week of October 12, 2020 - October 18, 2020

Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge

  • Friday, October 16th - Sunday, October 18th
Carolina Beach

October is prime fishing time on the coastline of North Carolina, and visitors can join in the fun and enjoy a little competition with big potential prizes at the annual Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge. Known as one of the best land-based surf fishing tournaments on the beach, this annual competition is a great way to enjoy the fantastic fall fishing while potentially scoring thousands of dollars in cash and prizes.

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