On April 30, 2022, the Grand Strand Saltwater Anglers Association will be hosting it’s 19th Annual Flounder Tournament.
Many anglers and their families consider this the official start of spring and we are hoping you would like to take part in this great event.
Our Tournament is a well attended, well advertised event and is the first large scale fishing tournament of the year in Murrells Inlet.
Year 2022 brings about new conservation changes to our event, this will be a Live-Release Tournament.
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Early bird entries must be postmarked before April 18, 2022 for discounted entry fee. Information can be found in the link at the bottom of this post.
The largest flounder caught and released alive takes home first prize of $1,500.00. The tournament has a total of over $5,000.00 in prizes and that does not include the basket raffles.
Conservation of the marine environment is our passion. The proceeds from this event help us continue our support of the SCDNR Reef Program which has so far received over $75,000 in donations from GSSAA and proceeds also help us to contribute to the Coastal Carolina University Scholarship fund for Marine Science students.
Our web site has additional information with time/date of captain’s meeting, prizes, rules and a downloadable entry form. Captain’s meeting will be held in Murrells Inlet at Beaver Bar.
You may also be interested in:
• Fishing Charters in Myrtle Beach/Murrells Inlet/North Myrtle Beach
April 29, 2022 Captains meeting
April 30, 2022 Tournament Date
Start and Ending Times: 6 a.m. poles in the water, 5 p.m. end of weigh-ins
About Grand Strand Saltwater Anglers Association
Monthly Meeting on the second Thursday of the month at the Myrtle Beach Golf and Yacht Club beginning at 6:00 pm.
• Potluck dinners, raffles and prize drawings
• Signups for monthly species fishing contests (club members only)with good cash payouts
• Opportunity to meet with other anglers and arrange trips, check locations, etc.
GSSAA holds monthly fishing contests targeting specific species for club members only, as well as holding numerous Pier Tournaments, a summer Catfish Tournament, and two All Species Tournaments throughout the year
Monthly fishing contests targeting specific species for club members only along with a fall, all-species fishing tournament for club members only.
GSSAA sponsors the Annual Flounder Tournament in Murrells Inlet every spring with a $1500 payout and Tagged Flounder prizes.
The club is very active with family socials supporting two fish frys, a summer club picnic and a Christmas party.
Everyone has a chance to be an active part of an organization that supports Conservation of marine life enhanced fishing opportunities through financial support of various reef programs and financial support to local students through a Marine Science Scholarship Fund established for local students attending CCU.
This and additional fishing opportunities are available for annual dues of only $40.00 for the full year, prorated during the year.
If you are interested, you are invited to attend the next two meetings with no obligation or cost. It’s free. This should assist to help you make up your mind to join our group.
Grand Strand Saltwater Angler’s Association Meetings
If you are interested in attending a monthly meeting of the Grand Strand Saltwater Anglers Association please call our Past President a few days before the meeting or email below.
Regular Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month.
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM. Supper is usually followed by a guest speaker, then our regular monthly business meeting.
Meeting Place: Myrtle Beach Golf & Yacht Clubhouse, 6851 King Arthur Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 (take Bay Rd. to Blue Heron Blvd).
Dress code: Come as you are. Shorts and tee-shirts are the most popular attire.
Directions to Myrtle Beach Golf & Yacht Clubhouse:
From the North or South take Route 707 to the lights at Bay Road. Follow Bay Rd. for one mile (towards Enterprise Landing) to the gate house entrance of Myrtle Beach Golf & Yacht Club. Stop at the gate house and tell the guard you are a guest of the fishing club. Then, follow Blue Heron Blvd. straight ahead about 1 mile to the clubhouse on the left, at the corner of Blue Heron Blvd. and King Arthur Dr. Ample parking is provided around the clubhouse. Enter through the side door on the King Arthur side of the building. If possible, plan to arrive about 10 minutes early.