1st Annual Little Jim Snapper/Grouper Tournament

1st Annual Little Jim Snapper/Grouper Tournament


1st Annual Little Jim Bait & Tackle Snapper / Grouper Tournament

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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.

  • 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.

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

  • Prizes -   

    • 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