The Southern Kingfish Association (SKA) will kick off their 2013 season in Key West, Florida, January 25th through 27th at the 17th Annual Key West Harbour King Mackerel Tournament. The teams have started making their way to Florida Keys to get ready for the kickoff event and most will being pre fishing! This will be the first event for SKA Division 10 and the 2013 SKA Yamaha Professional Kingfish Tour.
The tournament will take place at Key West Harbour and will be the 17th anniversary. Weigh-in will be held on Saturday starting at 3 P.M with all boats being in line for weigh-in by 4 P.M. On Sunday the weigh-in will start at 2 P.M. till 3:30 and the award’s ceremony will follow. This year’s winner will receive an 18′ Wellcraft Boat, Evinrude Outboard and a Continental Trailer package.
For more information about the Key West event you can contact Murray Marine at 305-296-0364 and for additional information on the Pro Tour contact the SKA at 904-819-0360 or www.fishska.com.
Good luck anglers and we look forward to reporting the updates, images and results.
Date: Jan 25-Jan 27, 2013
Location: Key West Harbour, Key West, Florida
Registration 3pm till 7pm Friday, January 25th
Captain’s Meeting: 7pm Friday
Entry Fee: $425 after January 12th, 2013
First Place: 18′ Wellcraft Boat, Evinrude Outboard & Continental Trailer package Guaranteed!
2nd – $5,000, 3rd – $4,000, 4th – $2,800, 5th – $2,500, 6th – $1,500, 7th – $1,250, 8th – $1,000 (all except 1st place based on 80 paid entries)
Small Boat: 1st – $2,500, 2nd – $1,500
Prizes for: Ladies, & Juniors
Fishing Hours: 7am-4pm, Saturday & 7am to 3:30pm, Sunday
Check Out: Channel Marker South of Key West Airport (same as last 16 events)
Scales Open 3pm Saturday & 2pm Sunday
Awards: Sunday, one hour after last fish is weighed
Dockage: Key West Harbour, 305-292-3121, ext 2; Oceanside Marina, 305-294-4676; Key West City Marina, 305-809-3981
Host Hotels: Days Inn $139, 305-294-3742; Quality Inn $144, 305-294-3773: Lexington Hotel $144, 305-294-6681; Comfort Inn $159, 305-294-5511 – ask for SKA rate.
Contact: Lee at Murray Marine (305-296-0364) | or SKA, 904-819-0360