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No fishing 7-21-12....
will try again, weather permitting
the 2nd weekend in August.


Rescheduled for Sunday - August 12, 2012
Captain's Meeting will be at Ripley Light Marina
Slip A21 at the
boat - Sadie Beth
Thursday - Aug. 9th
at 6:30 pm


Tournament Date
Saturday - July 21, 2012

Captain's Meeting & Registration

Thursday - July 19, 2012
6:30 pm
Atlantic Game and Tackle

675-B Johnnie Dodds Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Registration Fee
Members - $100.00 per boat

Non-members - $140.00

Annual Membership Fee
Individual - $40.00
Family - $60.00

Late Registration

Awards Ceremony
Tuesday - July 24, 2012
6:30 pm
Finz Bar and Grill
440 W. Coleman Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

All entrants and club members
are welcome to attend.

Contact Information

Tournament Director - William Dotterer
(843) 367-2491


Tournament Channel VHF 71
Committee Boats to be announced
at the Capt's Meeting

Weather Day - Sunday - July 22nd
Small craft on the
offshore forecast (>20 Nm)

generally cancels the days' fishing.
The Tournament Director will make
the call at 5:00 pm on Friday.

Boats must abide by current
NMFS rules for Billfish Tournaments.
Circle hooks used with any
live or dead bait
J-hooks with artificial lures only.

Everyone is reminded to review
NMFS and SCDNR rules and regulations.
It is the Captiain's responsibility to
assure that the team has secured all
necessary licenses and permits, as well
as all regulations and limits observed.

Tournament Day
Fishing Schedule

Saturday - July 21, 2012
lines in at 8:00 am
lines out at 3:00 pm

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Charleston City Marina
Bohicket Marina
Fish may be brought by
boat or car

Eligible Species
(Blackfin, Yellowfin, Big Eye)

King Mackerel

Meatfish - $100.00 per species
Aggregate - $100.00
(aggregate of each boat's
largest fish of each category)
50% - 35% - 15%

Billfish Release - $500.00 per boat
First Sailfish release gets 10%
Remaining 90% will be paid at
50% - 25% - 15%

SCSSA Year End Points
Top Billfish release (Boat and Angler)
1st to 4th - 50-30-20-10 points
Largest Fish per meatfish category
1st to 4th - 25-15-10-5 points
25 Bonus points (YE) for each
boat releasing a sailfish

Boats/anglers do not have to be the
TWT for club points

Season Long Billfish Release
Please visit SCSSA.info
for more details!!!

TWT - $250.00

70% - 30% awarded at the
end of the year banquet.
It can be joined in progress
at this tournament.

Winner Take All

Tournament Points
Sailfish = 25 points
Other Billfish = 15 points

It is highly recommended that
at least one member from each boat
attend the Captain's Meeting


Tournament Day Sunrise/Sunset and Tides


  This site has been created by your fellow angler - Janell Nettles
you can reach me at jnettles@lowcountryfishscales.com
page updated 8-10-12