30th Annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament
July 14-16, 2017
Over $625,500 paid out in 2016!

Tournament Awards and Fees

Eligible species are BIG EYE (Thunnus Obesus), YELLOW FIN (Thunnus Albacores) and BLUE FIN (Thunnus Thynnus). Participants are eligible in two categories, but a competing boat can win in only one category. There will be three available purses (prize money amounts) in each of the two categories. At least 60% of all entry fees collected will be divided into the six prize amounts. Fish must weigh a minimum of 30 pounds each.

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SINGLE LARGEST FISH
The winners will be selected based upon the weight of the individual fish weighed.

  • First Place: 50% of Category Pool
  • Second Place: 30% of Category Pool
  • Third Place: 20% of Category Pool

HEAVIEST STRINGER WEIGHT (In Pounds)
Each participating boat may weigh-in up to 5 fish per day to compete for a two-day total pound catch (Maximum of 10 fish for two days).

  • First Place: 50% of Category Pool
  • Second Place: 30% of Category Pool
  • Third Place: 20% of Category Pool

LARGEST DOLPHIN AWARD (20 pound minimum)

  • First Place: $2500
  • Second Place: $1000
  • Third Place: $500

JUNIOR DIVISION*

  • $1,000 will be awarded to the junior angler who catches the largest tuna.
  • $500 will be awarded to the junior angler who catches the second largest tuna.
  • $250 will be awarded to the junior angler who catches the third largest tuna.
  • Junior Angler must be 16 years of age or younger.

PARK PLACE JEWELERS LADIES DIVISION* 

  • $1,500 will be paid out the the Lady Angler that catches the largest Tuna
  • $1,000 will be paid out the the Lady Angler that catches the second largest Tuna
  • $500 will be paid out to the Lady Angler that catches the third largest Tuna

*To be eligible you must be signed up at registration and follow tournament guidelines.

ADDED ENTRY: 14 CATEGORIES

After entering the OC Tuna Tournament, those anglers that feel as though they are especially proficient in tuna fishing may enter their boat in the added entry divisions on their perceived skill level. 90% of the entry fees collected will be awarded.

TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEE
$900 before 5pm July 1, 2016
$1,000 July 7, 2016 3pm - 7pm Under Tent

  • Level A $200 Single Largest Tuna - Daily**
  • Level B $200 Heaviest Stringer - Daily**
  • Level C $500 Winner Takes All*
  • Level D $500 Boats 40' & Under - Winner Takes All*
  • Level E $500 Boats 41'-54' - Winner Takes All*
  • Level F $1,000 Boats 55' & Up - Winner Takes All*
  • Level G $2,500 SQUIDNATION Heaviest Stringer Jackpot - Winner Takes All
  • Level H $5,000 YETI Pro Jackpot Single Largest Tuna - Winner Takes All
  • Level I $500 50/30/20 Split*
  • Level J $1,000 50/30/20 Split*
  • Level K $2,500 50/30/20 Split*
  • Level L $300 Single Largest Dolphin
  • Level M $100 Single Largest Wahoo
  • Level N $200 Charity Donation - 50/50 Split***

* 50% to Single Largest and 50% Heaviest Stringer
** ADDED LEVELS A & B BASED OFF YOUR DAY 1 & DAY 2 VS. COMPETITORS DAY 1 & DAY 2
*** 50% to Charity, 50% Single Largest Tuna

Added Levels: D, E, F, I, J, & K - Can only win in one (1) category, Single Largest or Heaviest Stringer, not both.

  • If you win the ProJackpot you are still able to win either Most Pounds or Heaviest Single Fish. ProJackpot is a completely separate winning.
  • Anglers can enter all 9 categories if eligible.
ACROSS THE BOARD TOTAL
55' & Up - $15,000
41'-54' - $14,500
40' & Under - $14,500

All fees reflect 5% cash discount. If paying by credit card, add 5%.