The 8th Annual Daniel Island Kids Fishing Tournament sponsored by the Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club and presented by Scout Boats will be held on Saturday, June 16, Father’s Day Weekend, at Smythe Park Lake. Children ages 4 to 15 of families who reside or work on Daniel Island are eligible to enter as anglers in the tournament. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Eligible species are large-mouth bass, pan-fish, and mullet, all catch and release. Awards will be given for the first, second, and third longest fish of these species caught, plus an award for the longest “Mystery Fish” caught and for any tagged large-mouth bass. The penultimate award is the Grand Champion Award for the longest fish of the three eligible species. The Grand Champion will win a half day fishing trip for two people with Capt. Greg Peralta. No fishing license is required.
Angler Registration Forms and Tournament instructions can be found at various locations throughout Daniel Island including Publix, Qwik Pack & Ship, Daniel Island Library, DIPOA, and SunTrust Bank. Also online at the Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club website HERE.
Pre-registration is requested, $5 per angler; onsite registration at the tournament is $8 per angler. Please check in at the Registration Table at Smythe Park between 8:00 am and 8:30 am on the day of the Tournament to receive your Tournament Kit. Fishing will be from 9:00 am to 11:00 am followed by an Awards Ceremony. Refreshments will be provided.