O'Brien's Battle of the Species


Saturday, February 16, 2019 to Saturday, November 9, 2019


Official Tournament Times: You may drop your line in the water from any location at 7:00 am beginning on Saturday February 16, 2019.

The tournament will end promptly at 5:00 pm November 9, 2019. All catches must be uploaded to the iAngler app by 5:00 pm sharp on Saturday November 9, 2019. Any late entry will not be counted. Location to Register: O’Brien’s Fishing Club, held at the O’Brien’s Pub at 701 W. Lumsden Rd. Brandon Fl. 33511

Entry Fee: Entry is $50 dollars cash only, you will get a pass code to use on the iAngler app showing entry fee paid.

Captains Meeting: The captains meeting and registration will follow our regular monthly fishing club meeting 7:00pm on Wednesday February 13, 2019. You can also register at any of our other meetings which are the second Wednesday of each month. You will get your official token when you register. Payouts: Payouts are 100% of the proceeds paid in cash. 1st place 60%, 2nd place 25%, and 3rd place 15%

Tournament Rules: This is a Catch and Release Photo Tournament. You may fish from the shoreline, docks, seawalls, boats, bridges, etc.

All images must be uploaded within 24 hours from the time they are caught and include the entire length of the fish on a measuring stick with the fish’s head at the zero line, and the official token in the picture. If you lose your token you must have a photo ID card in the picture with the fish when you up load the picture to iAngler. We will replace your lost token at our next meeting at no charge.

The Angler Action Foundation, through iAngler Tournament, will judge and post all fish to the tournament score board.

10 Target Fish: Blue Fish, Flounder, Grunt, Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, Lady Fish, Seabass, Sheeps Head, Spanish Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout.

Scoring: Winners will be determined by the following criteria, Total combined inches of the longest of each10 targeted species you caught. This is not a slam tournament, you don’t have to catch all 10 species to win.

Ties: If two anglers tie for 1st place we add the payouts together for 1st and 2nd and split them 50/50. If two angler tie for 2nd place we add the payouts together for 2nd and 3rd and then split them 50/50. If two anglers tie for 3rd place we split the payout 50/50.

Awards: Awards will be given out at the O’Brien’s Fishing Club meeting on Wednesday November 13, 2019 7:00 pm.