Northside Sportfishing Club will host the Annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament, which will be held on Sunday, July 15, at Hull Bay Hideaway, in St. Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) with a top prize of $2,000.
This year the tournament will honor the memory of Kimberley Brin. Festivities also include live bands, a beach party and food for sale. Proceeds from the event benefit charitable community organizations and provide for college scholarships. More than 200 anglers – men, women, boys and girls of all skill level – are expected to enter. Entry fees are $45 for adults, $35 for juniors age 8 to 17.
Prize categories include largest kingfish, second largest kingfish, third largest kingfish, best captain, best boat, best male angler, best female angler, best junior male angler, best junior female angler and largest jack, bonita, mackerel, barracuda.
Junior anglers are eligible for a drawing called the “Catch in the Hat” award. All registered junior angler names will be placed in a hat. The first eight names drawn will receive $50 cash and the next one will win $100 dollars, for a total award of $500. Juniors must be present at Hull Bay Hideaway to win. The drawing will take place during the band break Sunday afternoon.