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The 2021 annual surf fishing tournament is scheduled to take place on October 6, 7 & 8, 2021. This year the Club Headquarters will be at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head.

The Nags Head Surf Fishing Club is excited to be holding the annual tournament this year. However due to the COVID pandemic and health concerns for all involved there will be some changes to the tournament’s format. In addition to those changes there are some new requirements for beach driving that are required by the Town Of Nags Head. Please inform all your team members of these changes and new requirements. We look forward to seeing each one of you and having a great tournament this year. Hopefully the weather will be great and the fish will be biting!

Registration, Captains & Judges meeting will be held as scheduled at Jennettes pier second floor banquet hall. Jennettes pier is a NC State facility, masks are required to be worn. Only the team captain or an alternative team member will be allowed at registration and captains meeting.

Wednesday Party – Free beer and wine in Jennettes parking lot starting at 6:30. To attend you must display your official tournament button at all times, six buttons provided to each team at registration. This is a private event outside and the button will identify you as a participant of the tournament.

Thursday Party – Canceled: However the banquet hall will be open for scoreboard viewing, T-shirt sales and raffle prize pickup.

Friday Awards Party – Will be held in banquet hall with dinner, beer & wine provided. Masks required unless eating or drinking.        Attendance will be limited to only:                                                                  *Winning team members, session winners and individual prize winners (only individual prize winners may bring one guest).                                                                                                          *Judges and volunteers

Raffle & T-shirts – Each team will be given 6 raffle tickets with there registration package. Please distribute each of your team members a ticket. Winning tickets will be posted on the Nags Head Surf Fishing Club website.  Raffle prizes can be picked up on Thursday evening in the banquet hall.

T-shirt sales will occur each night 2nd floor.

Town Of Nags Head Beach Driving Rules During The Tournament


  • Only THREE (3) vehicles per team allowed on the beach during the tournament.
  • Each vehicle must display, on the dashboard, the Special Beach Permit provided by the Fishing Club at all times when driving on the beach during the tournament.
  • You must use the Special Beach Permit provided by the Club. The official Town Beach Driving Seasonal Permit and commercial fishing license beach permits will not be valid for fishing in the tournament.

Any driver caught breaking the Town Of Nags Head beach driving rules will be issued a citation by the Police Department and their Beach Driving permit will be pulled for the duration of the tournament, leaving their teammates with only 2 trucks to fish from.

Click to see Nags Beach Beach Driving Rules

Please follow these rules and help us preserve the privilege of Beach Driving in Nags Head.

Here are the complete Town of Nags Head Beach Driving Rules




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With the 70th Anniversary of the Annual Surf Fishing Tournament coming up soon, the Fishing Club is requesting all of the participating teams to submit their own team history. Put together the story of your team and email it to info@NagsHeadSurfFishingClub.org. Pictures are welcome. Be sure to label everything so we can keep it organized.