Recreational Fishing Alliance CT Chapter
4th of July Fluke Tournament
Celebrate the return of summer time fishing and the birth of our nation with the recently formed RFA CT Chapter. The goal of this tournament is to promote fishing in the coastal waters of CT, Rhode Island and New York, to promote family fishing events and increase youth participation in recreational angling.
Start Date/Time: Saturday, June 27th, 12:01 AM
End Date/Time: Sunday, July 5th, 6:00PM
All fish must be weighed in at an RFA Registered Weigh station by 6:00 PM on July 5th.
Registration Deadline: Friday, July 3rd, at 11:59 PM
This is a 9 Day Tournament, fish hard and fish often!
Summer Flounder, “Fluke”
The largest fish (by weight). Fish must be weighed in by 6PM on Sunday, July 5th. Anglers can weigh in multiple fish. Winner need not be present to win.
Fish can be landed from shore, private boat and party and charter vessels fishing the waters of Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York.
Waters of Connecticut, Rhode Island & New York
RFA Registered Weigh In Stations
Branford Bait & Tackle, Branford, CT
Bobby J’s Bait & Tackle, Milford, CT
More weigh in stations coming soon!
$20 per angler
$45 with new RFA membership ($10 discount)
Children’s Division (16 and under)
5 per youth angler
NOTE: Anglers under 16 can fish in the adult division if desired (at the $20 fee).
1st Place: $500
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $200
Awards Ceremony to be held July 8th at 7PM at Bill’s Seafood in Westbrook, CT.
Anglers must be registered by the Registration Deadline in order to participate in the event. Fish must be landed by registered angler in order to qualify. In cases of duplicate weights the first fish to be weighed in will be the “winner”. If winners are not present at the award ceremony, checks will be mailed to the angler’s home address. If children are not present at the awards ceremony, prizes will be left at a participating tackle shop for pick up.
Winners will be notified via telephone and/or email by 6 PM on Tuesday, July 7th. Disqualifications/disputes – allegations of cheating will be investigated by the tournament committee, the tournament committee’s decision is final in regard to disqualifications.