Species & Scoring

Species and Scoring 2018-03-30T14:46:42+00:00

Scoring System

A point system based upon the type and size of fish will be used to determine the winning boat.

Each boat will be allowed to enter six (6) fish for judging during the two-day event.  The six fish selected and entered by the Captain at the weigh-in may not include more than two (2) fish of any one species, unless otherwise specified in point schedule

Inshore Species

SPECIES POINTS PER FISH POINTS PER POUND

Species Points per Fish Points per Pound
Bluefish 20 2
Cobia 20 1
Flounder 20 6
Mackerel 20 1
Permit 20 2
Pompano 25 2
Redfish Photo Release – see rules Photo Release – see rules
Sheepshead 25 2
Snapper (excluding Cubera Snapper) 20 3
Snook Photo Release – see rules Photo Release – see rules
Tarpon 75 Photo Release – see rules
Tripletail 20 3
Trout Photo Release – see rules Photo Release – see rules

Inshore Species – by Pound

All Federal and State Fishing laws must be adhered to.

For more information visit the NMFS website at  http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/  or the FWC website at http://myfwc.com/

Snook

Inches Points
24 33
25 35
26 37
27 39
28 41
29 45
30 49
31 53
32 57
33 61
34 65
35 69
36 73
37 77
38 81
39 85
40 89
41 93
42 98
43 101
44 105

Redfish

INCHES POINTS
18 19
19 20
20 21
21 22
22 23
23 24
24 27
25 28
26 29
2 31
28 33
29 35
30 39
31 43
32 45
33 47
34 51
35 55
36 59
37 63
38 67
39 71
40 75
41 83
42 87
43 91
44 95

Trout

INCHES POINTS
15 18
16 20
17 24
18 28
19 32
20 36
21 40
22 44
23 49
24 53
25 57
26 61
27 65
28 69
29 74
30 78
31 82
32 86
33 90
34 94
35 98
36 102

Offshore Species – by Pound

SPECIES POINTS PER FISH POINTS

Species Points Per Fish Points Per Pound
Amberjack 5 1
Barrelfish 20 1
Cobia 20 1
Dolphin 35 2
Grouper (except Warsaw) 30 2
Hogfish 30 2
Kingfish 30 1
Mackerel (all 20” min) 20 1
African Pompano 20 2
Permit 20 2
Billfish including Sail, Marlin (Blue and White), Swordfish (must be legal size) 100 2 billfish max (Marlin & Sail – release only)
Snapper (all 13” min) 30 2
Triple Tail 20 3
Tuna 20 2
Wahoo 35 1
Warsaw Grouper (must be legal size) 30 1 (max weigh only one, max 100 pts)
Cubera Snapper (must be legal size) 30 1 (max weigh only one, max 100 pts)
Tile Fish 40 1

All Federal and State Fishing laws must be  adhered to. For more information visit the NMFS website at  http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/  or the FWC website at http://myfwc.com/

*Length will be rounded to the nearest whole inch. Measurements of 1/2 inch of above will be rounded up.

Spearfishing Species – by Pound

SPECIES POINTS PER FISH POINTS

Species Points Per Fish Points Per Pound
African Pompano 30 2
Amberjack 15 1
Cobia 30 1
Cubera Snapper 35 1
Grouper (except Warsaw and Gag closed) 30 2
Hogfish 30 3
Kingfish 30 1
Lionfish (max 20) 1 0
Permit 20 2
Sheepshead 30 2
Snapper (all 13″ min) 30 2
Spanish Mackerel (all 20” min) 40 2
Tuna (Black, Yellow, Bonito) 20 2
Wahoo 40 1

All Federal and State Fishing laws must be  adhered to. For more information visit the NMFS website at  http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/  or the FWC website at http://myfwc.com/

*Length will be rounded to the nearest whole inch. Measurements of 1/2 inch of above will be rounded up.