Key West Kingfish Mayhem Features Adrenaline Action and Cash Prizes
December 01, 2022 • KW Tourist
Are you ready to experience the thrill of big game fishing? The 2023 Key West Kingfish Mayhem tournament is here to give you an adrenaline rush like no other! This exciting tournament will take place from Thursday to Sunday, January 12-15, and offers two different divisions. The Pro Division is reserved for those in the elite five-leg Kingfish Mayhem Pro Series, while the Open Division is open to all interested teams with attractive cash prizes up for grabs.
The Open Division team that weighs in the heaviest kingfish, also known as king mackerel, will win a grand prize of $10,000 with the second- and third-place finishers receiving $3,000 and $2,000 respectively. Cash prizes will also be given out to teams in fifth place. There are also optional entry categories available for teams to gain additional cash awards.
Registration for both the Pro Series and Open Division will be held on Thursday, January 12th from 4-6 PM at Oceans Edge Resort & Marina on Stock Island. A captains meeting will then take place at 7:30 PM. The Pro Series teams will fish all day on Friday and Saturday, while the Open Division teams will only fish on Saturday. Teams are allowed to weigh one kingfish for points, but must check in visually with the tournament committee by 5 PM on Saturday to be eligible to weigh their fish.
The entry fee for the Open Division is $500 per team, and awards will be presented on Sunday, January 15th at Oceans Edge Marina. Don't miss out on this exciting tournament and the chance to win big!