BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The third annual Cape Fear Flounder Classic will be held at the Southport Marina on Saturday, July 28.
This event is organized as a fundraiser for the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce. Following the prize structure of the Chamber’s very popular U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament, the all-cash guaranteed prizes total $5,300.
Captain Adam Sellers and Crew: Michael Lynn Sellers and Wes Knox, from Bolivia, aboard “Magic Stik” cashed in last year and took home $3,147 for a 6.5-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 the Progress Energy intake wall.
Registration for the Cape Fear Flounder Classic will be held at the Chamber Office, located at 4433 Long Beach Road, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. from July 16-27. There will be additional registration on Friday, July 27 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Southport Marina.