Friday 18th May 2018, 7.00pm
The Lawn at the Copper and Lumber Store Hotel, Nelson's Dockyard.

Fishing Dates: 

May 19th & 20th 2018

Closing Dates for Entries

No Entry fee will be accepted after 6pm on Friday 18th May 2018.

The official Entry Form Must Be fully Completed, Signed and Handed in with fees at Nelson's Dockyard. To Pre-register click on the "registration tab" on the right hand side column. Please bring the e-mail registration with you.



The Official Tournament Headquarters and Weighing in Station will be in Nelson's Dockyard. All Boats (Foreign & Local) must be at the port of Nelson's Dockyard NO LATER THAN FRIDAY 18th May AT 6PM. All boats will leave and return to Nelson's Dockyard for the tournament.

Tournament Times & Days



Bimini Start

Lines In

Lines Out

In by

Saturday 19th May





Sunday 20th May




6.00 pm


Any boat hooked up and reported fighting before 4:30pm on the first day, has until Midnight to return to port. 



Diesel and Gasoline will be available "and Duty Free" for both Local and Overseas Boat at Antigua Slipway, Nelsons Dockyard.

Opening hours as follow:

Thursday 17th & Friday 18th -      7:00am to 7:00pm

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th -     4:30pm to 7:00pm

Monday 21th -                              8:00am to 9:30am


Catch and Release

For releases points to be awarded, ALL billfish caught & released must be authenticated by Video ONLY. No photos will be accepted.

Videos should be of the RELEASE and can be presented to the ASF judges either via a digital camera or cell phone, and a member of the crew must have the correct Number Card issued by ASF Radio present & clearly visible in the video.

Videos must be submitted to the ASF Booth where the videos will be reviewed by the committee for inclusion in the final points allocations.


Disposing of Garbage at sea is a serious offence and grounds for disqualification. Please use the bags provided by the committee and follow their instructions for storage.


All fish except Marlin brought to the scales will be bought by the committee at weight less 15% X EC$5.00 per pound. Marlin will be bought at weight less 15% X EC$3:00 per pound.

Payments will be made by cheques or wire transfer (for overseas boat) upon request to Philip Shoul (268)726-4700 and after the Price Giving Ceremony which officially conclude the tournament.  The association will not assume responsability for any boats not collecting their payment cheque within the shelf life of the cheque (6 months). The uncollected money will be considered as a "Club Donation".

Fish Stall

Fish will be sold by the committee at their fish stall at EC$15.00 per pound for fish whole, cleaned and gutted; or sliced by the pound for EC$15.00.


Registrations are Now Open/Les enregistrements sont Ouverts

62 days

until the tournament

Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing 2018

Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Club Records


Blue Marlin - 771 1/4lbs
White Marlin - 123 1/2lbs
Sailfish - 59 3/4lbs
Yellowfin Tuna - 176 3/4lbs
Wahoo - 79 1/2lbs
Dolphin - 62 1/2lbs
Kingfish - 78 3/4lbs

Contact us

For further information about the Antigua and Barbuda Sports Fishing Assocation, or any other queries about Sport Fising in Antigua please contact: 

                    Phillip Shoul


Telephone: 1 (268) 460-7400
Cell:  1 (268 ) 726-4700
Fax: 1 (268) 460-7401
E-mail: basicblue@candw.ag
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament 2018
May 18, 2018

Tournament Contact:
Robert Hall
(268) 736-3474

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