Fishing Tournament

Join the fun as Kayak and SUP fisherman compete against fellow anglers for cash prizes at this year Sunset Beach Paddle Fest.

This is a Red Fish (Red Drum) tournament with 3 top prizes awarded to anglers catching the largest fish.


First Place: $500

Second Place: $300

Third Place: $120

Greatest number of Red Fish spots: $100

Winner Take All Tournament

There will also be a tournament within a tournament, winner take all for species, including:

  • Red Fish
  • Black Drum
  • Trout
  • Flounder

Entry Fee

Pre-Registration Prior to midnight September 21, 2016

Tournament Fee: $100, includes event t-shirt meal voucher for festival

Registration September 22, 2016 to September 24, 2016

Tournament Fee: $120, includes event t-shirt and meal voucher for festival


Check-in, day of registration and participant meeting held at Sunset Beach Park, 206 Sunset Boulevard N, Sunset Beach, NC 28468. A registration tent will be available for check-in and


  • 6:00 am – 7:00 am: Check-in, Day of Registration
  • 7:00 am – 7:30 am: Participant Meeting
  • 7:45 am – 8:00 am: Fishing Tournament Begins
  • 3:00 pm: Deadline for entries
  • 4:00 pm: Winner will be announced

*Prizes awarded only if there is a minimum of 12 registered participants

For more details download the full tournament rules.

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Drop off Registration & Waiver

Fishing tournament participants may drop of their application and entry fee in person at the following locations:

Silver Coast Properties
7199 Beach Drive SW
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
After hours drop box available

Outdoor Innovations
7112 Beach Drive
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

Summertide Adventure Tours
59 Causeway Drive
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

Online Registration

Please complete the form below to be entered in the 2016 Sunset Beach Kayak/SUP Fishing Competition. Once you complete the online form you will be directed to our secure payment system.