Montauk Canyon Challenge
Presented By Staten Island Yachts
* Tournament Reserves the right to lower "2018 Prizes" amounts if less than 50 boats register.
"2018 Prize" species unfilled are not returned to participants. (Calcutta monies are returned)
$5,000 & $1,000
$1000 & $500
$1,000 & $500
$1,000 & $500
Prizes & Calcutta
Heaviest Tuna -
Canyon Trifecta -
Heaviest Yellowfin -
3 Yellowfin Stringer -
Heaviest Albacore -
Heaviest Bluefin -
Heaviest Mahi Mahi -
Heaviest Swordfish -
Heaviest Mako -
Heaviest Wahoo -
Most Marlin Points -
Dave O'Halloran Grand Champion Charity 50/50 -
- 98% of all Calcutta Dollars collected will be paid out or returned
- Captains may review Calcutta spreadsheet detailing which boats are in each Calcutta at any time during the Tournament by contacting tournament director.
- Calcutta must be paid in cash prior to weighing of first fish.
- In the event of a category with no fish weighed, boats in that Calcutta will receive a refund.
- Calcutta’s are "70% first, 30% second"
- Top Tuna Calcutta Heaviest Tuna is winner only and 100% payout!!
- Money is only paid to one winner if only one eligible fish in Calcutta.
- In the event of a tie, each fish weighs the same, first fish caught will determine the winner.
- Only one fish from each species qualifies for Calcutta & prizes except three Yellowfin Stringer (one string per boat)
$25,000 1st Place Top Tuna
$5,000 1st Place Yellowfin Tuna
$1,000 2nd Place Yellowfin Tuna
$2,500 1st Place Albacore Tuna
$1,000 2nd Place Albacore Tuna
$2,500 1st Place Top Three Yellowfin
$1,000 2nd Place Top Three Yellowfin
$1,000 1st Place Mahi Mahi
$1,000 1st Place Mako Shark
$1,000 1st Place Swordfish
$1,000 1st Place Wahoo
$500 Top Female Angler
$500 Top Junior Angler (14)
Three Yellow Stringer: One stringer per boat, three heaviest yellowfin tuna caught by each boat.
Overnight Boats: 1 stringer per trip.
Day Boats: heaviest three yellows from the combined two-day trips.
Canyon Trifecta: Combined weight from each of the following species: Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna & Albacore Tuna.
Day Boats: heaviest fish of each species from the combined two trip weigh ins.
Dave O'Halloran Grand Champion Charity 50/50: This Calcutta will be awarded based on the point system in place for determining the Grand Champion Trophy. Winner receives 50% of Calcutta and charity receives 50%. This year the Coast Guard Foundation will be the recipient in the name of Dave O'Halloran. Peter Feld of "Blondie" and Fred Ippolito of "Solivia Rose" have generously agreed to work together to match the donation to the Coast Guard Foundation.