38th Annual us open king mackerel tournament

Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce

Contact Sarah E. Meyers
Telephone 910-457-6964
Email events@southport-oakisland.com
Website www.southport-oakisland.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 1, 2016

38th Annual us open king mackerel tournament

“Local Tournament Awards Over a Quarter Million Dollars in Cash Prizes”

Southport, NC – The US Open King Mackerel Tournament wrapped up Saturday, October 1st at the Southport Marina with 464 boats participating over the two-day tournament.

The tournament is proud to announce the top 3 places for the 2016 tournament:

1st 40.20lbs. – Screaming Reels – $42,510

2nd 38.70lbs. – King Carnivore – $47,706

3rd 37.05lbs.  – Team OIFC – $67,764

Overall the tournament gave away $250,004 in cash prizes on Saturday night.

The US Open King Mackerel Tournament has an all cash guaranteed prize structure that is not based on participation numbers. The tournament pays 55 places in its primary prize category including $25,000 for the largest king mackerel. New this year, participants had the option of participating in a $1,000 Super High Roller TWT (Tournament within a Tournament), in addition to three other optional TWT’s.

For a full list of winners, please visit our website, www.usopenkmt.com.

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Winner of the King Mackerel Tournamnet

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Sarah E. Meyers at 910-457-6964 or email at events@southport-oakisland.com.