Spring Mahi Smash Rules

  • The 2019 Spring Mahi Smash is a largest fish tournament. 
  • 2nd Place is the Largest 2 fish aggregate. The 2nd place winner is only required to weigh one fish. If a boat's single fish outweighs all weighed 2-fish aggregates, that boat will be declared the 2nd place winner.
  • Boats may leave and return to either the Saint Johns, Saint Mary’s or Saint Augustine Inlets.
  • FISHING DAYS: Friday May 17th or Saturday May 18th or Sunday May 19th  Declare which day you are fishing by 9:00 PM the day before fishing. You can undeclare no later than 9:00 AM the day of fishing date delared. 
  • Check Out/In: No check out - Fishing begins with lines in at 7.00 AM.  Fishing ends with lines out at 5.00 PM   Any fish caught after that will not count.  All boats not weighing must check in by text or phone by 7 PM.  
  • Weigh in starts at 5 PM at Palms Fish Camp and Ends at 8 PM. If weighing by boat you must be North of Clapboard Creek Bridge and in sight of weigh master at 7:45 PM to weigh. If not weighing by boat you must be in the weigh in line by 8 PM. You may transport your fish to the weigh in site, you DO NOT have to weigh by boat. The line will be tagged and closed at 8 PM.
  • Bluewater Club Members Entry Fee is $300.
  • For Non-Members it’s $350
  • Calcuttas: $150.00 heaviest 2 fish aggregate and a $150.00 biggest fish. $250 Largest Wahoo.
  • No registered vessel may come into contact with another vessel unless an emergency situation arises.
  • All Registered Boats must follow all State and Federal Laws.
  • No mutilated fish may be weighed
  • No boat line can be used, wire lines permitted.
  • All fish must be caught on rod and reel only no electric reels
  • In case of tie, winner will be determined by earliest to weigh in
  • Tournament is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. YOU DON NOT NEED TO BE A CLUB MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE.
  • Formal Protest must be in writing to the Board of Directors with a $250.00 Non-Refundable check to the Jacksonville Blue Water Club
  • To be in the tournament, Form must be completed and all tournament fees & Calcuttas paid and turned in by the Captains meeting on Thursday, May 16th at the Palms Fish Camp @ 6:30 PM. 
  • All proceeds from this tournament are used to fund the Jacksonville Bluewater Club Awards & Christmas Party.