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12th Annual Fishout

GENERAL REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON MARCH 13th, 2023 at 9 a.m. through May 5th, 2023 for Sponsors and Teams.

*** Late Registrations will begin on May 6, 2023 and end  May 31, 2023, but shirts, hats and dry bags for your fisherman cannot be guaranteed, if you register late.

Sponsorship Levels:

NEW GOLD SPONSORSHIP  10 Lucky Companies - First Come First Serve. This year the Gold Sponsors will donate one Prize valued at $3,500-$4,999. Be Creative, Be Fun, Be Outdoorsy or Be Techy or all of above. Custom Smokers, Custom Rifles, Off Road Vehicles, Hunting Packages, Vacation Packages. Slap your logo all over your prize and we will give it away on Tournament Day. The Fine Print--***Upon purchase, contact Jill Harsh  at for Prize approval within 7 days of purchase of sponsorship*** If Prize idea is not approved, an in kind donation of $4,500 will be accepted....End of Fine Print 
Sponsorship includes Company Logo on 2023 Fishout Tournament Shirt
Company Logo on Huge Stage Banner
5 Fishing Teams Entries

Silver $2,000- Tournament Cups Sponsors- Company Logo on Tournament Cups + Company Logo on Tournament Day Stage + 2 Fishing Team Entry

Bronze $1,000 – Dry Bag Sponsors- Company Logo on Dry Bag, +1 Fishing Team Entry, Company logo on Tournament Day Stage

June 2, 2023 - Friday-CHECK-IN PARTY SCHEDULE and DETAILS:
Check in will be 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Team leaders and participants are required to come to check in and sign waiver from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Port Aransas Paviliion, 301 J C Barr Blvd., Port Aransas, TX 78373.

WHC will be donating a crawfish boil for all attendees Friday night! Please join us and bring your guests. We will have music and be giving away guns and prizes around 7pm!!!

Waivers will be available at check in and must be signed by all fishers!

This is a POKER Style Tournament. Each team captain will be given a poker chip upon checking in. This chip will have the team number written on it and the team leader is responsible for placing this chip into the category you choose to enter after you catch your fish at the time of weigh in.

Dry bags and tournament shirts will be available for pick up at check-in for teams that registered before May 4th, 2023 . For all teams that registered after May 4th, 2023, we will provide remaining shirts and dry bags, until they run out.


TOURNAMENT: The tournament will begin promptly at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday June 3, 2023. You are permitted to launch from anywhere, however your poles cannot cast until 6:00 a.m. Up to 4 person teams are allowed. Please read Official Rules Document for specific rules.

WEIGH IN: Weigh in begins at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2023 and teams must have their team chip in a bucket and be in line to weigh in by 4:00 p.m.!!! NO EXCEPTIONS. Weigh in will take place at the Port Aransas Pavilion, 301 J C Barr Blvd., Port Aransas, TX 78373

WHERE: The fishing tournament is held in and around the intercostal waterways and bays surrounding Port Aransas and Corpus Christi, Texas. 


Each team can have up to 4 fishers (Guides normally do not fish, and are not included as one of the 4 fishers, unless they fish). There are two divisions, A GUIDED and A NON-GUIDED. A guide is NOT required, but if you hire a guide, your will be entered into the GUIDED division. Each team is responsible for providing its own boat, fuel, fishing tackle, bait, and refreshments and lunch for Saturday while fishing. Teams are also responsible for securing a guide, if they choose to use one.

Trophies will be given for 1st - 3rd place only in both the GUIDED and NON-GUIDED divisions, in the following categories:

Heaviest Stringer: Stringer will consist of heaviest 1 redfish and heaviest 1 spotted seatrout, 1 black Drum .

Heaviest Trout

Heaviest Redfish

Trophies will be given for 1st - 3rd place only in the COMBINED GUIDED and NON-GUIDED divisions, in the following categories:

Heaviest Black Drum
Most Spots - Redfish

Legal fish will be defined by TPWD rules. If TPWD rules are different depending on different areas within tournament zone, TPWD rule for shorter length trout will apply. The Official Tournament Rules for Fishout 2023 document will supersede any rules from previous years or online. Each team should have a hard copy of the official rules for reference. These will be available at the Friday night Check-In party. If you have any questions, address them Friday night with Mason or Jill. This is a fundraising event. We recognize that conflicts can arise due to misunderstanding and misinterpretation. Participation Trophies will be available for individuals that feel slighted in any way by tournament volunteers.

Food and Prize Opportunities will be available from 3:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Saturday.


All registrants must be members in good standing of The Pipeliners Association of Houston.

All team participants are responsible for their own transportation, lodging and meals during the tournament.

All participants are warned to be conscious of the ferry crossing times between the mainland and Mustang Island. Plan ahead, ferry delays can be considerable on Friday and Saturday afternoon.

Food and Prize Opportunities will be available from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday and 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
We will have free food provided from our PAH Cookers again this year.

BYOB Event: Our cookers do provide alcohol, but none will be for sale when the well runs dry.

No fishing license is required on Saturday, June 3, 2023. The first Saturday in June is TPWD's "Free Fish Day" and a license with stamp endorsement is not required to fish. For more information, please visit their website at
Local Guide Organization:
Sam Schiwart @ Saltitude Outfitters
Call or Text to 325-450-1682
Email –
Jill Harsh - 936-525-9173
Mason McMurray - 832-221-0707
Email Questions -