CCA NC 2022 Inshore Open

Saturday, August 20, 2022 to Monday, September 5, 2022

Tournament Rules and Regulations:

Lines in the water: 6:00AM 8/20/2022

Lines out of the Water: 12:00PM 9/5/2022

Target Species for SLAM: Red Drum/Flounder/ Speckled Trout

TWT (Longest fish wins each division below)

We encourage you to enter every fish you catch from pinfish to lizard fish, to sharks, you name it. The more fish you catch and enter the iAngler Tournament app the more entries you will have into the random giveaways throughout the tournament!!!

Also stay up to date on the iAngler Tournament announcements throughout the tournament as we will update you with extra fun incentives to win more prizes!!! As always tag CCA NC on Instagram with your catch photos using the hashtag #nciso22 #inshoreopen

Photo Requirements:
Each time you catch one of the valid tournament species’, you can take a photo of your catch with the wrist band, submit the photo to our judges for scoring, and track live leaderboard updates all within the iAnger Tournament app!

  • Official tournament Wrist band permitted
  • Measurement on a standard ruler must be clearly visible with the wrist band shown in the photo.
  • Photo must also be time stamped to count
  • Measurements based on nose to “pinched” tail length
  • Only paid Anglers with wristbands can enter a fish, preferably everyone fishing on the boat should be entered, by no means are you allowed to count a fish caught by someone else in your boat!!
  • In the case of a dispute or suspicion of cheating occurs, the winner could be subject to a lie detector test. The opposition angler would have to put up the $100 to cover the test. If the winner passes the test opposition loses the $100.
  • Please do your best to take good quality photos, showing the whole fish. Judges reserve the right to throw out photos that do not meet the requirements.
  • Fishes belly must be facing your belly when taking photo, any amount of the fish not on the measuring tape will not be scored
  • You must submit your catch photo within 12 hours of catching said fish

Wristbands will be provided August 19th before the captain’s party at LOCATION TBD

Contact below: If you cannot attend the Captains Party in Wilmington NC and we will work with you to make sure you receive your tournament wristband.

  • CCA Office – Raleigh: Only open M-Th 8am-4pm. Please call-in advance: 919-781-FISH (3474)
  • New Bern – Contact Matthew Wallin at 757-508-3980 or matthew@ccanc.orgIf none of these options work for you

iAngler Tournament Registration:

In order to log your catches, you will need to register on iAngler Tournament and download the app for your phone. Make sure to do this prior to the start of the tournament.

After your registration was processed on the CCA website you should have received an email with a receipt for your purchase, instructions for registering on iAngler Tournament, and a coupon code to bypass the $40 payment on iAngler Tournament

  • If you did not receive this email please check your spam folder. If you still don’t have it, contact me at

We also recommend playing around with the app to familiarize yourself with it prior to the start of the tournament.

Tight Lines Everybody!!!