2021 Grunt Hunt

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Proceeds of Grunt Hunt 2021:

911Memorial_4The proceeds of the Grunt Hunt 2021 will be going towards the 9/11 Memorial Committee. This committee is responsible for the memorial and artifacts being secured and placed in the City of Madeira Beach. They are dedicated to raise funds to maintain, and add additional items to the park in hopes to give a place for people to remember and educate generations to come. In additional to the memorial itself the proceeds of this tournament will also go towards the 20th Anniversary Event put on by the 9/11 Committee and the City of Madeira Beach.

For more information on the 9/11 Memorial please see the links below:

Police Unity Tour

Each year, members of the Police Unity Tour, Florida Chapter VIII, ride their bicycles to Washington D.C., where names of all police officers killed in the line of duty are forever etched into the National Law Enforcement Memorial (NLEM) cold cement walls.  We will be riding in honor of Deputy Michael J. Magli, who lost his life in the line of duty on February 17, 2021. All monies raised will benefit the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, which maintains the memorial and develops educational programs to strengthen officer safety.

For more information please see the links below:

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • Captains Meeting is MANDATORY for each Angler. The meeting will be held at Madeira Beach Municipal Marina; 503 150th Ave. Madeira Beach, FL 33708 (727) 399-2631
  • The rules may be changes through the Captains meeting. Register at the Marina, captains meeting or online at madeirabeachmarina.com
  • This is an angler event. Boundaries are from Cedar Key to Boca Grande Pass.
  • Fishing starts at 6 AM Saturday, May 15th
  • All anglers must be paid and registered prior to 4:00 Pm Friday, May 14th
  • All fishing and angling methods must comply with current Federal and State Regulations.
  • Fish must be caught by hook and line. Hand held rods and reels only.
  • One angler must hook, fight and bring fish up to point of gaff or net.
  • No rotten, mutilated or frozen fish will be weighed in.
  • A youth angler eligible for the Youth Angler Awards must be 14 years or younger on the tournament date. They must catch and reel the fish to point of landing. Youth Angler can place in both overall and youth division.
  • Fish will be weighed in at Madeira Beach Municipal Marina and may be brought in by boat or car. Weigh in will start at 4pm and anglers must be in line by 5pm to be eligible to weigh fish.
  • Any fish being weighted in containing lead or any other foreign matter will be subject to disqualification as determined by the weigh master.
  • 3 fish Aggregate prize will be awarded to the angler that weighs in the heaviest total weight of 3 fish.
  • Hogfish Division- pays out 3 places based on paid entries. 50/30/20% split of entries.     Determined by weight.
  • Tie– In the event of a tie in any division, the angler that weighed fish first wins (by time).
  • The honor system applies throughout the entire tournament.
  • If there should be a dispute of any kind the decision of the Tournament Director will be final. Protest must be accompanied by a cash fee of $500 by 10pm Saturday.
  • Madeira Beach Municipal Marina and the City of Madeira Beach encourages the live release of all fish not needed for this tournament.  Try not to keeping anything under 10’, this is not a rule only a suggestion
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