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2019 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DATES ANNOUNCED

JOIN US IN FT. PIERCE, FLORIDA FOR THE 28TH ANNUAL MERCURY SKA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP! 


DIRTY SOUTH TAKE SINGLE ENGINE TITLE

CONGRATULATIONS CAPT LANE BENTON AND DIRTY SOUTH FOR WINNING THE 27TH ANNUAL SKA MERCURY NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP!  DIRTY SOUTH HAD A 2 FISH AGGREGATE OF 41.58 POUNDS AFTER CONDITIONS WERE BRUTAL FOR THE 2 DAYS OF FISHING.  AT 21 YEARS OLD CAPT LANE IS THE YOUNGEST CAPTAIN TO WIN AN SKA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP.  


THE BLACK PEARL WINS SMALL BOAT TITLE IN MOREHEAD CITY

THE BLACK PEARL WINS THE SMALL BOAT TITLE AT THE 27TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN MOREHEAD CITY.  CONGRATULATIONS CAPT DAVID HOOKS JR, HIS SON TRIPP AND CREW JOHN COOKE III HAD A 46.35 POUND AGGREGATE TO WIN THE TITLE.   


STORMY GALE'S 60 AND 32 ON DAY 2 OF NATIONALS EARNS A $95,000 PAYDAY

Capt Alex Hull and 1 teammate were fishing near the pack on Day 2 of the National Championship.  They decided to change things up, put the wind at their back and fish while they drifted.  They had a feeling that the winds took them to the right spot at the right time once they landed the 60.22-pound monster.  They reset...


Day 1 of the 27th Annual SKA National Championship

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CHOICE OF TWO/OIFC WINS SHALLOTTE POINT WITH A 39.42

CAPT CORY BELLAMY AND TRASK CUNNINGHAM SCALED A 39.42 AFTER A BRUTAL DAY OF FISHING WHEN SOME TEAMS WERE NEVER ABLE TO CATCH BAIT. CONGRATULATIONS ON THE WIN AND SECOND PLACE FINISH IN D-9! 


BAY PIRATE WINS SOUTH BRUNSWICK WITH A 45.99!

BAY PIRATE, CAPTAIN WILLIAM 'FROLLIE' HUGHES AND WIFE PATTI,  FIND A STUD IN TOUGH CONDITIONS TO WIN THE FINAL D-9 EVENT FOR 2018. 


THE REEL WON WINS THE GULF COAST OPEN

THE WOITHE FAMILY OR THE REEL WON WERE CELEBRATING THEIR 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF FISHING COMPETITIVELY WITH THE SKA.  THEY ARE NOW ALSO CELEBRATING WINNING THE 8TH ANNUAL GULF COAST OPEN WITH A 40.85 POUND FISH.  CONGRATULATIONS ON THE LATEST WIN AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR LONG TIME SUPPORT OF THE SKA.  


TIDE LINE WINS US OPEN FOR THE SECOND TIME!

Capt Dieter Cardwell and crew aboard the Tide Line scaled a 37.20 on day 2 of the US Open to claim 1st place and score a check over $108,000.  Tide Line also won the US Open in 2000 with a 39.85-pound king.  This was the first major event in the area since hurricane Florence, so thank you to all who came...