North Carolina Governor’s Cup Saltwater Fishing Tournament

North Carolina Governor’s Cup

Welcome to the North Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Conservation Series! The North Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Conservation Series is an annual sportfishing series operating cooperatively with eight major billfish tournaments held along the Tar Heel coast. The Series, managed by the Division of Marine Fisheries promotes conservation, protection, and preservation of our marine resources. Participating boats or teams are awarded Series points for billfish caught and released and for billfish taken which met tournament minimum size requirements. Penalty points are assessed for undersized fish taken, the emphasis being on fish released. Trophies are awarded to boats with the most points in both the “Private Boat” and “Charter Boat” categories. Individual awards are given to the outstanding junior boy, outstanding junior girl and lady anglers. In addition, trophies are awarded for the largest blue marlin, yellowfin tuna, wahoo and dolphin.

Upcoming Events

 

HATTERAS VILLAGE OFFSHORE OPEN
May 12 – 16
Hatteras Village
Phone: (252) 986-2203

www.hvoo.org

 

SWANSBORO ROTARY MEMORIAL DAY BLUE WATER FISHING TOURNAMENT
May 21 – 24
Swansboro
Phone: (252)-241-0669

www.swansborobluewater.com

 

CAPE FEAR BLUE MARLIN TOURNAMENT
May 27 – May 30
Wrightsville Beach
Phone: (910)-256-6666

www.capefearbluemarlintournament.com

 

BIG ROCK BLUE MARLIN TOURNAMENT
June 5 – 13
Morehead City
Phone: (252)-247-3575

www.thebigrock.com

 

HATTERAS GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENT
July 8 – 11
Hatteras Village

www.hatterasgrandslam.com

 

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB BILLFISH CLASSIC
July 15 – 18
Beaufort

www.billfishclassic.com

 

DUCKS UNLIMITED BILLFISH TOURNAMENT
July 22 – 25
Morehead City
Phone: (910)-452-2898

www.ncdubillfish.com

 

PIRATES COVE BILLFISH TOURNAMENT
August 8 – 14
Oregon Inlet
Phone:  (252)-305-3610

www.pcbgt.com

 


 


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