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St. Augustine Kingfish Mayhem 2024

May 30 @ 6:00 AM - June 1 @ 5:00 PM

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St. Augustine Kingfish Mayhem

 Meat Mayhem

 We are a family-owned business, with fishing in our blood, passed down through generations.
With our tournament series, we strive to create a family-friendly and camaraderie filled environment, all while hosting the top professional fishing teams in the world. The Kingfish Mayhem Pro Series is world-class, competitive, and high paying. Welcome to the big leagues.
In 2020 we hosted more than 500 teams with over $1,000,000 in payouts.


May 30 – June 1 , 2024

Captain’s Meeting & Registration – Thursday, May 30, 2024
Location: St. Augustine Fish House & Oyster Company
160 Nix Boat Yard Rd, St Augustine, FL 32084
Registration opens at 5:00 PM – Captain’s Meeting – 7:00 PM

Kingfish Mayhem Pro Series Tournament Day 1 – Friday, May 31, 2024
Check-Out: 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM. Boat Release at 6:00 AM
Scales open at 4:00 PM must be checked in by 5:00 PM
Weigh-in @ Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor

Kingfish Mayhem Pro Series Tournament Day 2 – Saturday, June 1 2024
Check-Out: 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM. Boat Release at 6:00 AM
Scales open at 4:00 PM must be checked in by 5:00 PM
Weigh-in @ Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor

St. Augustine Kingfish Mayhem Open– Saturday, June 1, 2024
Lines in at 7:00 AM
Scales open at 4:00 PM must be checked in by 5:00 PM
Weigh-in @ Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor

Awards – Saturday, June 1, 2024
Awards to follow two hours after weigh-in is completed

Date And Time

Thursday, May 30, 2024 to
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Registration End Date

Thursday, May 30, 2024


Event Types

Event Category

Ticket Information

St. Augustine Kingfish Mayhem Open Series
$500 Early Entry until 5/15. $600 after 5/15.
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1. Registration: $600 – Teams may pre-register for the tournament online, by phone or mail. Payment may be made by cash, check or credit card (MasterCard, Visa & American Express accepted.) 4% service charge will be added to ALL credit card transactions. Please make check payable to MEAT Mayhem Inc. Payments by phone please call 954.605.8284. *All team registrations must be approved by the tournament director. Team Participation is at the tournament directors discretion*

2. Entry Forms: All entry forms must be completely filled out by all participants in the St. Augustine Kingfish Mayhem. Tournament officials reserve the right to refuse application or entry into the tournament at their discretion with or without cause.

3. Anglers: Each boat may register as many anglers as they choose. All anglers should be listed on the form. Please notify the committee of any angler changes prior to the start of fishing. ALL ANGLERS MUST HAVE A VALID FLORIDA FISHING LICENSE!

4. Eligible Species: Kingfish. (Cobia, Wahoo & Dolphin only count towards largest cobia, wahoo & dolphin Calcuttas.)

5. Fish Limit: Each boat may weigh 1 Kingfish. Minimum weight 10 lbs.

6. Tackle: All fish must be caught on rod and reel. Wire lines are permitted. No electric reels (except kite rods & downriggers.) Treble hooks are permitted.

7. Hook & Catch: Fishing with live bait is permitted in the tournament; however, live chumming is not permitted. Live bait teasers are not allowed. All teams in the tournament are prohibited from having any boats outside the tournament to live chum on their behalf. Frozen chum and cut bait are permitted.

8. Tournament Channel: The tournament committee will operate on Channel 80. Channel 72 will be used as an alternate. All discussions among competitors should be conducted on alternate channels.

9. Boundaries: No boundaries.

10. Check-Out: Leave from any inlet. Gentleman’s lines in @ 7:00AM. NO LINES IN OR CHUMMING PRIOR TO 7:00 am. THIS INCLUDES BAIT FISHING

11. Landfall: Following check-out, or once fishing hours have begun, no boats will be permitted to touch land until reaching the dock for weigh-in. Special consideration will be given for medical conditions and special circumstances that may arise during the day of fishing. The committee must be notified in advance of any situation that may warrant exception to this rule.

12. Boat Check: Tournament officials reserve the right to inspect any boat participating in the tournament prior to the start of fishing. Any boat that refuses inspection will be automatically disqualified from the tournament. *No fish are allowed to be on-board caught from previous days. Either donate your fish or keep them in a cooler off your boat or you will be disqualified*

13. Weigh-In: All boats with fish to weigh-in must be visually checked in by displaying their boat # to the tournament committee at Camachee Cove. Boats that do not check in by 5:00PM will not be eligible to weigh their fish. After your kingfish is weighed, it becomes property of Meat Mayhem Inc. and will be donated. Check in at Camachee Cove. *Scales will open at 4:00PM*

14. Weather: Weather cancellations are made by tournament director.. Any notice of cancellation will be broadcast on channel 80. If Saturday is weathered out, the tournament will be moved to the same hours on Sunday. It is expressly understood that the permitting of fishing by tournament officials does not ensure the safety of registered anglers or any other occupants of their vessels. Captains, anglers and all other members of registered boats must determine in their own judgment whether to fish under the given conditions based on factors including but not limited to the seaworthiness of their boat and their own seamanship.

15. Protests: All protests must be made within 1 hour of the conclusion of weigh-in along with $500 cash or check to the tournament officials. Protests should be made based on first hand eyewitness information. All decisions of the tournament officials regarding protests are final.

16. Polygraph: By entering the tournament all captains, anglers and occupants of their boats voluntarily consent to submit to a polygraph examination as deemed necessary by tournament officials. All decisions of the polygraph examiner will be final. Any captain, angler or occupant of a registered boat who refuses to take a polygraph or provides untruthful answers as determined by the examiner will be disqualified from the tournament without further notice. Such a disqualification will eliminate payment or provision of any prize money, awards and/or refund of entrance fees.

17. Release: By signing the entry form, all captains, anglers and occupants of their boat hereby consent that tournament officials may use without payment or restriction, any photographs, video or interviews in which he or she may appear for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to resale, advertising and promotional material.

18. Tournament Discretion: The tournament director reserves the right to implement his discretion at any time during the tournament as it may apply to the rules or any other circumstance that should arise during the course of the event.

General Prize Payouts (Prize Structure & Prize Money Based on 40 Boat Entries)

1st – $10,000
2nd – $3,000
3rd – $2,000
4th – $1,000
5th – $500

80% payout based on boat entries. (i.e. if 37 boats are entered in tournament, payout will be 80% of entries collected, not based off 30 boats.  Prize structure based off $500 registration fee.)

Optional Prize Payouts

$500 Big King Overall- Biggest Kingfish overall – (WINNER TAKE ALL)
$300 High Roller – Biggest Kingfish of tournament. (50%-30%-20% split)
$200 2 Fish Aggregate – Combined weight of 2 Kingfish. (50%-30%-20% split)
$200 4 Fish Aggregate – Combined weight of 4 Kingfish. (50%-30%-20% split)
$200 Big Fish Split (50%-30%-20% split)
$100 Kettle of Fish – Combined weight of 2 Kingfish. (Winner take all)
$100 Big Kingfish (Winner take all)
$100 Big Wahoo (Winner take all)
$100 Big Cobia (Winner take all)
$100 Big Dolphin (Winner take all)



May 30 @ 6:00 AM
June 1 @ 5:00 PM
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Meat Mayhem Tournamnets
1 (954) 605-8284
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St. Augustine Fish House
160 Nix Boat Yard Rd
St Augustine, 32084 United States
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904) 829-6113
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