Captain’s Meeting

Friday, July 28, 2023 at 7:30 pm at:
Pirate’s Cove Resort & Marina, 4307 SE Bayview Street. Stuart, FL
Registration will be open starting 4:30pm
Boat Limit: There will be no limit to the number of boats.
Junior Anglers (under 12, day of tournament): Fish for free and will be recognized for their catch.
Starting Time: Saturday, July 29, 7:00 am. Each boat must check in via the VHF channel 69
Lines in water 7 am, and boats fishing before 7:00 am will be disqualified.
Absolutely no transferring of fish from one boat to the other.
*Registered boats may catch their own bait at any time before or during the tournament.
OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN: No Later Than 3:00 PM. There will be NO exceptions. Weigh-in Times: 12:00-3:00 pm at Pirate’s Cove or Tiki 52. Boats planning to weigh-in fish must be in site of weigh station and called in by 3:00 pm.
Placement winners must attend the Bonito Blast dinner and award ceremony to collect winnings.
RADIO COMMUNICATION: All boats must monitor VHF channel 69 WITH BOAT # ON HAND
SAFETY: Each Captain and all anglers accept responsibility and liability for their own safety and the safety of their boat.
Boats not weighing in can drop all bonito at the commercial dock all fish will be sold, proceeds going to Wounded Veteran Relief Fund
Award Presentations and Party July 29, 2023 starting at 4:00 pm Pirate’s Cove
•     4:00 -7:00 pm Music
•     4:30 pm Welcome ceremony & Color Guard
•     5:00 pm Dinner
•     6:00 –7:30 pm Awards & Gun Raffle
KDW Prizes as follows:
•     1st Prize $1,000.00
•     2nd Prize $750.00
•     3rd Prize $500.00
•     Largest Bonito $1,500.00
•     Recognition Junior Angler Awards
One (1) prized per boat, not per person.
•     In the event of a tie the earliest boat to check in will be awarded.
•     If no fish are caught, there will be a drawing for 1st, 2nd and 3rd as needed.
•     A boat winning a prize will not be eligible for drawing.
WVRF Bonito Blast 2023 flyer ONLY
Wounded Veterans Relief Fund logo