Bob Bernard Open Individual Tournament Rules

Fishing Hours are 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 NOON
Clubhouse Opens At 7:00 AM


All participants must register at the Cape Hatteras Anglers Club.  Registration starts as early as 1:00 P.M. on the Wednesday prior to the tournament and ends at 9:00 A.M. Saturday, the day of the tournament.

Entry Fees – $10 for adults and FREE for youths (up thru age 12) and juniors (age 13 thru 16).

All fished entered must be at least 11 inches for Adult & Junior Divisions, or the state minimum length.  Fish entered in the Youth Division must meet only state minimum length requirements.  Click here for current legal lengths.

 All rules for the individual tournament are the same as those listed for team competition except fish are judged by WEIGHT, not length.  Click here for the complete set of rules for the team competition—Invitational Tournament.

Anglers must fish from the SURF and may fish anywhere from Ramp 23 south to Hatteras Inlet, excluding 1/2 mile either side of the Point and 1/2 mile from Hatteras Inlet as indicated by orange stakes. No sound side fishing is allowed.

Judging of fish will be Saturday between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. ONLY. Fish must be at the Clubhouse no later than 1:00 p.m. to count.  Fish are judged by WEIGHT at the Clubhouse and must meet minimum tournament lengths.

Winners in all divisions get gift certificates redeemable at island tackle

Good Luck Anglers!