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2019 PACK Tournament - San Luis Pass, TX
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Start Date/Time: Saturday, September 7, 2019 5:30 AM
End Date/Time: Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:30 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Day / Intermediate Skill
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Tournament Chairman: Chris Arceneaux - 2019 PACK President

How to Sign Up:

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Location: Marlin Pavilion at San Luis Pass County Park

Eligible Tournament Participants: PACK Members Only, AND a.) have a year-round membership with the American Canoe Assn. or b.) pay a one-time $5 ACA participation fee since we must submit the names of all competitors in this event.


COST: All anglers must register for the tournament to be eligible for prizes.  Non-competitors may attend the weigh-in. As of 7/7/2019 Park entry and parking are free.  Contestants will receive a door prize ticket at the weigh-in starting 12:30 PM as they check in with tournament officials. There is no raffle.


1.        PACK Member –Current Status:  Registration for the Tournament. by September 5, 2019.


Note: A PACK member is a person whose PACK dues, and event waiver are current. We'll contact all registrants if there are any concerns.


2.        New - PACK Member joining on or before Thursday Sept. 5, 2019.  Join using PACK Website:   $15 / year.

           Option a.)  Become a member of the American Canoe Association

Register as an Individual, Select Paddling Anglers in Canoes & Kayaks as the Paddle America Club. Then, complete the $25 / year Registration and Waiver. Email your ACA number to  OR...

           Option b.)  Send a One-Time $5 ACA Event FEE to PACK, PO Box 9499; Spring, TX  77387-9499 along with a signed waiver.










1st Place

1st Place

1st Place

1st Place

2nd Place

2nd Place

2nd Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

3rd Place

3rd Place

3rd Place


* - A true SLAM shall consist of 1 Trout, 1 Redfish, and 1 Flounder. In case no SLAM(s) are entered, the method for determining places shall be by total weight of fish entered with only 1 of each species counting. Acceptable combinations are (1 Trout + 1 Redfish), (1 Trout + 1 Flounder), (1 Redfish + 1 Flounder), (1 Trout), (1 Redfish), (1 Flounder). However, a true SLAM - if submitted, shall always take precedence.

NOTE: As per TPWD regulations:  No more than one spotted sea trout (a.k.a. Speckled Trout) over the stated maximum length of 25" may be retained per person per day and counts as part of the daily bag and possession limit.




Example 1:   Angler A submits a 2# Trout, 4# Redfish, and a 1.5# Flounder (SLAM) and Angler B submits a 3# Trout, 7# Redfish and No Other SLAMS are submitted.      Angler A wins 1st Place SLAM


Example 2:   No SLAMS weighed in, Angler A submits a 5# Trout and a 2# Flounder. Angler B submits a 2# Trout and a 6# Redfish.     Angler B wins 1st Place SLAM


** - Redfish shall be within the legal slot limit of 20" to 28".  Tagged redfish are ineligible for prizes.


New Division / New Opportunity to Win.  In honor of P.A.C.K.'s 21st Year we have:

Blackjack Red:  This is a bonus fish, the fish closest to, but not exceeding 21 inches earns the winner a prize selection after 1st Place Heaviest Flounder Award.


PRIZE ELIGIBILITY: Each Angler will be eligible to win only one place per fish. Prizes will be awarded in the following sequence.  Maximum of one placing per fisherman, expect for the Bonus Blackjack Redfish. After all the fish have been weighed and placed and those prizes awarded – the remaining prizes will be offered to all the tournament participants as door prizes.  There are no trophies.  The Placings are:






Bonus Blackjack Red










3rd PLACE FLOUNDER For a total of 12 Placings.


PRIZES: There is no grand prize in this event. Each winner is allowed to choose their prize based on their needs or desires.


In case of a tie, in any category, the angler who checks in first at the weigh-in is the winner. Tournament Officials will determine if a tie exists.



  • SAFETY: All Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and United States Coast Guard regulations shall be followed at all times. In addition, each participant shall be required to comply with these regulations such as use of PFD, proper lights, whistle (or other approved device) and any other regulations not specifically listed herein. Anyone found not in compliance shall be disqualified.

  • PARTICIPATION: All anglers must have or share a canoe or kayak. There are no doubles or team categories in this tournament. A non-motorized canoe or kayak is the only transportation allowed on the water. (paddle or pedal driven) Piggybacking or mother-shipping with powerboat or use of other motorized craft (i.e., jetski) is not allowed.   Wade-fishing from canoe or kayak is allowed, fishing from pier or jetty is not allowed. 

  • CAPTAINS MEETING: No Captains Meeting, once you have signed up and paid on or before Sept. 5, 2019 you are eligible to start fishing at designated time. There is no “Day Before or Day of the Tournament” registration.

  • FISHING BOUNDARIES: All Public Texas Inshore Coastal Bays. Offshore waters, including jetties, rock breakwaters, beyond the breakers and the surf zone (any Gulf-facing waters), are considered Out of Bounds. If fishing San Luis Pass, contestants must not fish past the San Luis Pass bridge.
  • In addition, all fishing locations must be waters that can be legally paddled in accordance with either Local, State or Federal Jurisdiction. Any water which you have to get out of your craft and go over an obstacle (i.e., Weirs, Boat Barriers, Geotubes, etc.) are considered Out of Bounds. If in doubt, check with one of the Tournament Officials before the Tournament has officially started.
  • LAUNCH / PUT-IN: Launch must be a public launch available to any contestant. Launching from Private Property is not permitted. Doing so will result in disqualification. Any ramp fees, etc are the responsibility of the Angler.

  • FISHING METHODS: All fish must be caught with use of rod and reel (hook and line). Anglers may fish with only one rod at a time, i.e., no staking rods on the beach or trolling with multiple rods.

  • FISHING HOURS: 5:30 am till 2:30 pm This means you can launch and start fishing at 5:30 am. NOTE that even though the official fishing hours show 2:30 pm, this is the time the tournament is officially over and you must have weighed in or be in weigh-in line prior to or at this time.

  • WEIGH-IN TIME: 12:30 pm till 2:30 pm. You can start weighing in your fish at 12:30 pm at the San Luis Pass County Park Marlin Pavilion. However all anglers must have checked in with the Contestant Official (orange vest) before 2:30 pm. If checked in they my go to their vehicle to retrieve their fish.

  • If a contestant is in the weigh-in line with fish prior to 2:30 pm, they may not leave the pavilion until fish are weighed. Once the official Tournament Clock reads 2:30 pm, the Tournament is considered closed and no one will be allowed to weigh-in after that time.

  • FISH CONDITION: All fish entered must comply with TPWD regulations. Do not bring undersize fish to the scale. If you have an oversize red drum which you would like to weigh that is OK, but note, oversize reds are not eligible to be entered in the tournament.  All entered fish shall also be in fresh, edible condition. Any frozen, crab eaten, or mutilated fish will be disqualified. Do not discard fish carcasses at the park.
  • PROTEST: Anglers who argue with tournament officials will be disqualified at the tournament officials’ discretion. 


  • PACK TOURNAMENT RULE CHANGES: These rules may change without notice


Location: Brazoria County Park at San Luis Pass



Owned by mullet_key On Sunday, April 28, 2019

PACK Meetings are normally held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month  at 6:30pm at Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road,  Houston, TX. Two (2) exceptions, all due to early voting at the Center:  Feb. 11th afnd Oct. 11th. Same location, just different date.