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Schedule of Events

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Don’t be late for the Kona Shootout

“KONA SHOOTOUT” SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FOR PARTICIPANTS/GUESTS AND SPONSORS

The Best Show in Big Game Sport Fishing

The Hawaiian Billfish Series is proud to present the
“Kona Shootout”- August 3th to August 6th, 2017 in Kona, Hawaii

Thursday August 3th:

  • Guests and anglers/teams arrive and visiting boat arrival from out Islands
  • 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm:  Team/Angler/ Owner / VIP Reception  with Team Check in and Optional Entry Registration at Tournament Headquarters at Fish Hopper Restaurant Presented by Hawaiian Billfish Series – Great Food – Drinks – Door Prizes  and Raffles – featuring the Release Marine Fighting Chair Contest.
  • 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm  Capt Briefing/ tournament rules meeting at Fish Hopper

Friday August 4th:

  • Capt/ Team check in on the way out of harbor open at 6:15 am
  • Start fishing 7:00 am or 8:00 am  (fish to 4pm or 5pm-depending on start time chosen)
  • weigh station opens 8:00 am
  • Grundens Radio control at Fish Hopper with live current results
  • Tournament sponsor raffle giveaways on the radio check it times
  • 10-am Radio check in
  • 12-am Radio check in
  • 2-pm Radio check in
  • 4-pm Radio check in
  • 5-pm Radio check in
  • Stop Fishing 4:00 pm for early start or 5:00 pm for late start

Saturday August 5th:

  • Capt/ Team check in on way out of harbor open at 6:15 am
  • Start fishing 7:00 AM or 8:00AM  (fish to 4pm or 5pm, (depending on start time chosen)
  • weigh station opens 8:00 am
  • Grundens Radio control at Fish Hopper with live current results
  • Younglife Youth doing harbor clean up
  • Tournament sponsor raffle giveaways at random times on the radio check in time
  •  10am Radio check in
  •  12pm Radio check in
  • 2-pm Radio check in
  • 4-pm Radio check in
  • 5-pm Radio check in
  • Stop Fishing 4:00 pm for early start or 5:00 pm for late start
  • Last chance optional “shootout” entry accepted until 7:00 pm contact Committee

Sunday August 6th:

  • Capt/ Team check in on way out of harbor open at 6:15 am
  •  Start fishing at sea buoy 7:00 am: Bimini style
  • weigh station opens 8:00 am
  • Grundens Radio control at Fish Hopper with live current results
  • Younglife Youth charity harbor clean up
  • Tournament sponsor raffle giveaways at random times on the radio
  • 10am check in
  • 12pm check in
  • 2pm check in
  • Stop Fishing 3:00 pm
  • Weigh station closes 5:00pm
  • 6 pm – 9 pm:  Team Owner / VIP Awards Gala  at Tournament Headquarters world famous Fish Hopper- Presented by Hawaiian Billfish Series – Great Food – Drinks – Door Prizes  and Raffles – LIVE music.
Everybody wants to see whats going on at the Hawaiian Billfish Series, dont miss it!!

Everybody wants to see what’s going on at the Hawaiian Billfish Series, don’t miss it-photo by Joe Thrasher “Bwana”

 Schedule is subject to changes and adjustments if needed.

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