SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) - The 2nd annual Cape Fear Flounder Classic will be held at the Southport Marina on Saturday, July 30.
Following the prize structure of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce's very popular U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament, the all-cash guaranteed prizes total $5,300. Michael Hill and Glenn Hart from Southport, aboard “Silver Bullet,” cashed in last year and took home $3,170 for a 8.95-pound flounder.
The entry fee for the Cape Fear Flounder Classic is $100 per boat with an optional $50 TWT. Tournament participation will be limited to boats, and all fish must be taken on a rod and reel. No Check-Out. No boundaries, with the exception of restricted areas such as Sunny Point and Progress Entergy intake wall.
Registration for the Cape Fear Flounder Classic will be held at the Chamber Office, located at 4841 Long Beach Road, until Friday, July 29. The office will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be additional registration on Friday, July 29 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Southport Marina.