1st Annual Little Jim's Grouper/Snapper Tournament Rules


When:  Entire Month of June

Eligible Species: Gray Grouper - Mycteroperca microlepis - 10 lb minimum

                              Mangrove Snapper - Lutjanus griseus – 5 lb minimum

Fishing Times: Lines in 7 am. Must be at weigh in locations by 6 pm.

Format:  Fish any 3 days during the month from Saturday June 1 – Sunday June 30th Teams must declare their fishing days via email to the tournament email address prior to 7 am the morning of their declared day. littlejimbaitandtackle@gmail.com 

Rules:  Rod and Reel only, live or dead bait is allowed, chumming is allowed, touching mainline while fighting a fish is prohibited, no restrictions on line or leader class.

Waiver: Each team member must sign the waiver. Read/Sign it here.

Boundaries:  Sebastian inlet to St. Lucie inlet North/South, 20-mile eastern boundary.

Captains Meeting: Friday, May 31st, 7:00 pm at Little Jim Bait and Tackle at least one team member must be present.

Awards Party: Sunday, June 30th at Little Jim's 5:00 pm

Entry Fee and Registration: $300.00 per team, all teams must be entered no later than 7:00 pm on Friday, May 31st. Online registrations will be open until 7:00pm on Friday, May 31st.

In person registrations at Little Jim Bait & Tackle on Friday, May 31st from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.

Food served at 6:00pm

Meeting at 7:00pm

Weigh in Locations: Little Jim Bait & Tackle in Fort Pierce and Fish Heads in Stuart **Fish Heads weigh-in on Sunday before 4:00pm


Winner take all - Largest Grouper

Winner take all - Largest Snapper

Winner take all Aggregate - Combined weight of one grouper    and one snapper per team.

Junior angler award - 14 and under - Trophy 


Payouts will be determined by the number of entries –

100% payback of entry fees, Tournament will not take any funds from entry fees.

*All winners subject to Polygraph