FISHING IS BACK BABY!! We’ve waited so long but the BIGGEST STRICTLY BAY FLOUNDER TOURNAMENT IN THE WORLD IS BACK!! Our 2022 Paradise Bay Flounder Tournament will be July 16th- July
FISHING IS BACK BABY!!
We’ve waited so long but the BIGGEST STRICTLY BAY FLOUNDER TOURNAMENT IN THE WORLD IS BACK!!
Our 2022 Paradise Bay Flounder Tournament will be July 16th- July 17th RAIN. OR. SHINE!
$75,000.00 in prize money up for grabs! A $45,000.00 increase from 2019!
Entry Fee (includes T-shirt): $65.00/angler
Kids 12 & under: $45.00
‼️ $5.00 from every angler fee is donated to the Oak Orchard Boys & Girls Club! ‼️
Registration will be held June 27th – July 10′ • NEW THIS YEAR – You may register in person or online at www.baytournament.com•
This is a flounder only tournament
You may fish both days of the tournament• This is a bay only tournament, you may only fish in the Indian River Bay and the Rehoboth Bay. The boundary lines are the Indian River Inlet Bridge (not the end of the rocks/jetty), and the entrances to both the Rehoboth/Lewes Canal and the Assawomen Canal. Fishing beyond these boundaries will call for immediate disqualification.
You MUST wear your t-shirt during the tournament/weigh-ins/ceremony!
Anglers may fish from land or sea, and must have a Delaware fishing license, or be on a licensed fishing boat. If fishing by boat, the max number of anglers is 8/boat and everyone on the boat must be registered in the tournament.
Lines may enter the water at 7:00am each day! Scales open at 4pm on the Lagoon Stage! Only one flounder may be weighed per angler/per day.
If entered into the optional daily Calcutta division, this will also be your qualifying fish for that day as well. It is your responsibility to
bring your heaviest fish to the scale. The fish must be weighed the day it is caught.
Lines must be out of the water by 5:00 pm and Anglers must be back at Paradise Marina for weigh ins by 5:30 pm.
All fish must be landed using rod and reel, hook and line. You must land, hook, and fight your own fish. Another angler may net your fish, however no gaffing. Must use net. Anglers must comply with all Federal and State of Delaware laws regarding size and number of flounder caught. The Department of Natural Resources sets the minimum size requirements for recreational summer flounder each year in Delaware. Winners will be determined by the weight of the flounder. In the event of
a tie, length will be used to break a tie.
Kids may qualify for one prize in the kid’s division and one prize in the overall division. Women may qualify for one prize in the women’s division and one prize in the overall division.
16 (Saturday) 12:00 pm - 17 (Sunday) 11:00 pm