25 teams competed in 2018 Far Out Shoot Out! ENTRY FORM, CLICK HERE.
The event allows for one day of competition for each team, but they have a 15 day window of eligible fishing days to choose from for their day of competition. Fishing days started Saturday, May 5th and extended through Saturday, May 19th. The weather was beautiful from the 5th through the 14th, with all boats fishing during this window of time. The majority fished on Saturday, May 5th and Saturday, May 12th.
Final 2018 results as follows:
1st overall, 2nd big fish TWT, 1st high roller TWT- On The Dot- Paul Cochrane- 67.65 pound aggregate (Mahi- 14.45, Tuna- 12.85, Wahoo- 40.35). Winnings = $8100
2nd overall, 1st Wahoo, 1st big fish TWT, 2nd high roller TWT- Sea P.A.- Matt Ritch- 59.35 pound aggregate (Wahoo- 59.35). Winnings = $6300
3rd overall- Clear Cut – Shane Moore – 58.5 pound aggregate (Mahi- 32.4, Wahoo- 26.1). Winnings = $1625
1st Mahi, 3rd big fish TWT- High Cotton – Neill Newton – 37.25. Winnings = $1135
1st Tuna- Keep It Reel – Marc Treurniet – 19.45. Winnings = $625
3rd high roller TWT- Tide One On – Chad Shingleton – 43.45 pound aggregate ((Mahi- 18.45, Wahoo- 25). Winnings = $935
-Fishing is 1 out of 15 possible days (Saturday, May 4 to Saturday, May 18, 2019)
-No OFFICIAL Captain’s Meeting
– ENTRY: Register by dropping entry at the Ocean Isle Fishing Center, mailing to: FOSO- PO Box 895- Shallotte, NC 28459 or Enter On-line CLICK HERE
-You have until 8am the same day you plan to fish to declare your fishing day. Call (910) 253-3474 to declare.
-$500 entry fee by 5/3, $550 by 5/17
-Meatfish TWT- $200 (based on largest fish weighed in tournament- Pays 1st-3rd)
-High Roller TWT- $500 (based on overall aggregate of one fish per species- Pays 1st-3rd)
-Lines in 8am- Lines out 4pm — Must be to scale by 8pm