The 2023 55th Annual Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament
May 26th, 2023 at the Falmouth Harbour Marina
May 26th, 2023 @ 7:00pm at Falmouth Harbour Marina
May 27th & 28th, 2023
The Antigua & Barbuda Sports Fishing Club (ASF) invites all regional and international Sports Fishing Anglers to the 55th Annual Antigua & Barbuda Sports Fishing Tournament to be held at our New Location, the Falmouth Harbour Marina, on May 25th – 28th 2023.
We are looking forward to welcoming all the anglers from near and far to a whole new location, filled with the amazing atmosphere you have always experienced, or perhaps wish to experience for the first time. The close proximity from the Falmouth Harbour Marina to the prime fishing grounds in the southern part of Antigua means you are not far from the action happening offshore or on the dock.
Assemble your team, check your equipment, register online and fuel up the boat, it’s time to Enjoy the Fishing, Enjoy the Lime.
The Official Tournament Headquarters and Weighing in Station will be in Falmouth Harbour Marina. All Boats (Foreign & Local) must be at the port of Falmouth Harbour Marina NO LATER THAN FRIDAY 26th May AT 6PM. All boats will leave and return to Falmouth Harbour Marina for the tournament.
Tournament Times & Days
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Saturday 27th May
Sunday 28th May
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Any boat hooked up and reported fighting before 4:30pm, has until Midnight to return to port.
Diesel will be available for both Local and Overseas Boats at Falmouth Harbour Marina.
Gasoline will be available for both Local and Overseas Boats at Antigua Slipway Fuel Dock, English Harbour.
The Fuel Times for Antigua Slipway will be as follows:
Thursday 25th & Friday 26th May between 7AM & 7PM.
Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May 4:30PM to 7PM.
Monday 29th May 8AM 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 brought to the scale , once weighed belongs to the Antigua & Barbuda Sports Fishing Committee.
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.
Entering the ASF from another country?
Here's what you must know! PLEASE BE AWARE!
EVERY CREW MEMBER & PASSENGER ONBOARD MUST HAVE HIS/HER VALID PASSPORT. No other form of ID will be accepted. Boats who fail to comply will be asked to return to their home port immediately. NO ACCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.
Please visit Eseaclear.com to process your details to gain entry to the island.
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