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STAR Prizes

Tournament participants may win only one prize in addition to winning in the Trash and Lionfish Divisions.

STAR-Tagged Redfish Division:

Time and date of catch will determine the prize winners in the Tagged Redfish Division.

Eligibility: Any registered angler who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the competition and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their competition entry. Two Youth anglers will win a boat, motor and trailer package from Carolina Skiff.

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Contender 22 Sport with Rolls Axle trailer powered by Yamaha
Pathfinder 2200TRS with trailer powered by Yamaha
Hewes Redfisher with trailer powered by Yamaha
Cottonmouth Boats aluminum Bay/Flats boat with trailer powered by Yamaha
Carolina Skiff 21 Ultra with trailer powered by Yamaha
The first two Youth angler winners will be awarded:
Carolina Skiff 16 JVX CC with 40hp Yamaha and Road King Trailer

CCA membership & registration in STAR prior to landing a tagged redfish, time and date of catch, verification of tagged redfish and results of a polygraph will determine the prize winners in the Tagged Redfish Division.

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Only the eight (8) STAR Tagged redfish recaptured by registered STAR anglers who are CCA members during 2018 competition dates and certified by the STAR Committee will be eligible for prizes.


Time and date of catch, verification of tagged redfish, membership & registration in STAR prior to landing tagged redfish and results of a polygraph will determine the prize winners in the Tagged Redfish Division.


Tagged Dolphin Division

First STAR registered angler who is a CCA member and catches a tagged dolphin wins $10,000 cash or scholarship.


 

Salt Marsh Skiff by Ankona Boats Open Inshore Divisions:
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Eligibility: Any registered angler 18 years old and older (as of May 26, 2018) who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the competition and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their tournament entry.

 

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1st Prize Drawing: Salt Marsh Skiff 1656 tiller Powered by a 40HP Yamaha with Atlas Jack Plate & Float On trailer
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2nd Prize Drawing: Atlas Heavy Duty Hydraulic Jackplate with TH Marine prize package total value $2,500 Atlas JackplateTHMarine
3rd Prize Drawing: Power Tech Propeller $750 gift certificate power tech props
4th Prize Drawing: Bull Bay Rod & Florida Fishing Products Reel Combo with Luna Sea Cush-it package bull bay tackle co   Florida Fishing Products
5th Prize Drawing: Costa Sunglasses gift card & Throw Raft personal floatation device COSTA  throw raft
6th Prize Drawing: $150 Clenzoil Marine Lubricant prize package clenzoil
Winners will be chosen by a drawing from Non-Tagged Redfish entries. Winner’s entry must be certified and authenticated by the Director or STAR Committee.

 


 

 

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1st Prize Drawing: Stumpnocker 17 tiller Powered by a 40HP Yamaha with Continental trailer Stumpknocker-boat
2nd Prize Drawing: 8' Power Pole Series II Shallow Water Anchor powerpole
3rd Prize Drawing: Power Tech Propeller $750 gift certificate power tech props
4th Prize Drawing: Bull Bay Rod & Florida Fishing Products Reel Combo with Luna Sea Cush-it package bull bay tackle co   Florida Fishing Products
5th Prize Drawing: Costa Sunglasses gift card & Throw Raft personal floatation device COSTAthrow raft
6th Prize Drawing: $150 Clenzoil Marine Lubricant prize package clenzoil


Winners will be chosen by a drawing from Spotted Trout entries. Winner’s entry must be certified and authenticated by the Director or STAR Committee.


hummingbird  Humminbird Tarpon Division  Tarpon
     
1st Prize Drawing: $10,000 Prize package which includes a Humminbird SOLIX 10 MEGA SI and MinnKota Riptide Terrova, Tarpon Fishing trip with FIFR captain and other great prizes

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BossmanBoats Bossman Boats Snook Division   common-snook
     
1st Prize Drawing: Bossman Karma 19 with 25hp Yamaha & trailer

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2nd Prize Drawing: 8' Power Pole Series II Shallow Water Anchor powerpole
3rd Prize Drawing: Power Tech Propeller $750 gift certificate power tech props
4th Prize Drawing: Bull Bay Rod & Florida Fishing Products Reel Combo with Luna Sea Cush-it package bull bay tackle co  Florida Fishing Products
5th Prize Drawing: Calusa Cast Net 8ft & Throw Raft personal floatation device calusathrow raft
6th Prize Drawing: $150 Clenzoil Marine Lubricant prize package clenzoil


Winners will be chosen by a drawing from Snook entries. Winner’s entry must be certified and authenticated by the Director or STAR Committee.


 

 

Textron Off Road Open Offshore Divisions:
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Eligibility: Any registered angler 18 years old and older (as of May 26, 2018) who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the competition and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their competition entry.



 Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Divisiondolphin
     
1st Prize Drawing: Yamaha 150HP Outboard Motor plus Pelagic prize package yamaha
2nd Prize Drawing: Florida Insider Fishing Report Dolphin fishing trip with Captain Randy Towe includes full day of fishing Florida Insider Fishing 2018
3rd Prize Drawing: Humminbird Helix 10 MEGA SI hummingbird
4th Prize Drawing: Bull Bay Rod Reel Animals Signature Series 20# Medium Heavy Fast Action 7'6" and Florida Fishing Products Reel bull bay tackle co  Florida Fishing Products
5th Prize Drawing: Costa Sunglasses gift card & Throw Raft Survivor COSTAthrow raft
6th Prize Drawing: $150 Clenzoil Marine Lubricant prize package clenzoil


Winners will be chosen by a drawing from Dolphin entries. Winner’s entry must be certified and authenticated by the Director or STAR Committee.




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1st Prize Drawing: E-Z-Go Express L6 72 V PTV  
2nd Prize Drawing: Florida Insider Kingfish Fishing Trip with Captain Jim Ross & Pair of Uni-Troll 10 STX-TS

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3rd Prize Drawing: $750.000 Academy Sports + Outdoors gift card academy
4th Prize Drawing: Bull Bay Rod Reel Animals Signature Series 20# Medium Heavy Fast Action 7'6" and Florida Fishing Products Reel bull bay tackle co  Florida Fishing Products
5th Prize Drawing: 1 Ocean Tamer Bean bag, Throw Raft Survivor ocean-tamerthrow raft
6th Prize Drawing: $150 Clenzoil Marine Lubricant prize package clenzoil


Winners will be chosen by a drawing from Kingfish entries. Winner’s entry must be certified and authenticated by the Director or STAR Committee.




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1st Prize Drawing: Prowler ProXT  
2nd Prize Drawing: Humminbird Solix 12 MEGA SI hummingbird
3rd Prize Drawing: $750 Prize package  
4th Prize Drawing: Bull Bay Rod Reel Animals Signature Series 20# Medium Heavy Fast Action 7'6" and Florida Fishing Products Reel bull bay tackle co   Florida Fishing Products
5th Prize Drawing: Costa Sunglasses gift card & Throw Raft Survivor COSTAthrow raft
6th Prize Drawing: $150 Clenzoil Marine Lubricant prize package clenzoil


Winners will be chosen by a drawing from Spotted Trout entries. Winner’s entry must be certified and authenticated by the Director or STAR Committee.


Ladies Division:

Eligibility: Any registered female angler 18 years old and older (as of May 26, 2018) who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the competition, and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their competition entry. Eligible species are Spotted Trout, Snook, Non-tagged Redfish, Tarpon, Dolphin, Kingfish and Grouper.

1st Prize Drawing: Roundabout Watercraft
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2nd Prize Drawing: $500 prize package  
3rd Prize Drawing: Anisa Stewart Design $250 jewelry gift certificate anisa
4th Prize Drawing: Costa Sunglasses gift card COSTA
5th Prize Drawing: $125 prize package from Live Target & Luna Sea Cush-It livetarget   luna-sea
6th Prize Drawing: Throw Raft personal floatation device throw raft

 


 

Fly Division

Eligibility: Any registered angler 18 years old and older (as of May 26, 2018) who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the competition and uses a traditional, onehanded fly rod and reel, loaded with fly-line and backing, leader, and shock tippet material to catch their competition entry. The tippet shall be a minimum of 15 inches long with a maximum breaking strength of 20 pound test. Eligible species are Spotted Trout, Snook, Non-tagged Redfish, Tarpon, Dolphin, Kingfish and Grouper.

1st Prize Drawing: L2 FISH LIVE WATERSPORTS Paddleboard Live-Watersports
2nd Prize Drawing: Hatch Finatic 7 Plus Fly Reel  
3rd Prize Drawing: Power Pole Micro Shallow Water Anchor powerpole
4th Prize Drawing: Costa Sunglasses gift card COSTA
5th Prize Drawing: Papa's Pilar gift package Papas-Pilar-Brand
6th Prize Drawing: Academy Sports + Outdoors $150 gift card academy

 


 

Kayak Division

Eligibility: Any registered angler 18 years old and older (as of May 26, 2018) who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the competition and who fishes from a non-motorized Kayak, canoe, or any other qualifying self-propelled vessel, and uses rod, reel, hook and line to catch their competition entry. Eligible species are Spotted Trout, Snook, Non-tagged Redfish, Tarpon, Dolphin, Kingfish and Grouper.

1st Prize Drawing: Kaku Kayak Wahoo 12
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2nd Prize Drawing: $500 prize package  
3rd Prize Drawing: Costa Sunglasses gift card COSTA
4th Prize Drawing: Howler Brothers prize package Howler-Brothers
5th Prize Drawing: $125 Academy gift card academy
6th Prize Drawing: LIVETARGET lure package livetarget

 


 

 

academyYouth Scholarship Division Presented By Academy Sports + Outdoors

Eligibility: Any registered angler 6 through 17 years of age (as of May 26, 2018) who is a current CCA New Tide member in good standing at the time of entering the competition, and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their competition entry. If a New Tide member turns 18 years of age during official competition dates, they are still only eligible for the New Tide Scholarship Division. Scholarship prizes not won in the STAR-tagged redfish division will be chosen by drawing from all verified entries in the Youth Scholarship Division. Eligible species are Spotted Trout, Snook, STAR Tagged redfish, Non-Tagged Redfish, Dolphin, Kingfish, Grouper, Sheepshead, Ladyfish, and Jack Crevalle.

1st Prize Drawing: Approximately $25,000 Scholarship

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2nd Prize Drawing: Approximately $25,000 Scholarship
3rd Prize through 12th Prize Drawings: 10 Scholarships, each approximately $5,000

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Yamaha Guides Division

Eligibility: Guides and captains will be able to participate only in the guides division.

They must be fishing on their own time and cannot have a charter for hire.

This division allows captain or guide to enter either a tagged redfish or tagged dolphin.

Three prizes are available to captain or guide who is a CCA member and registered for STAR and catches either a tagged redfish or dolphin.

First tagged fish caught by a captain or guide wins a 150hp Yamaha

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Second tagged fish caught by a captain or guide wins $5,000 prize package  
Third tagged fish caught by a captain or guide wins $2,500 prize package  

 


 

Power Pole Conservation Division

powerpoleEligibility: Any registered angler who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the competition is eligible to fish in the Conservation Division. Eligible species are any species of fish caught by registered STAR anglers within STAR boundaries. Winners will be determined by a drawing.

 

1st Place: Fissot Sports electric propulsion Kayak Fissot-1
2nd Place: Power-Pole Micro Shallow Water Anchor, Hydro-Shield

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3rd Place: $500 Academy Sports + Outdoors gift card, Luna Sea Cush-it

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Lionfish Division:

All registered STAR participants are eligible to participate in the Lionfish Division. Winners of the Lionfish Division may win in one other Division in STAR. More than one Lionfish may be photographed together with the 2018 STAR measuring device in one photo with each fish clearly displayed in order to confirm catch number entered. All Lionfish entered in STAR must be harvested. Lionfish entries can be caught on any hook and line rod and reel combination, snagged, netted, gigged, or speared. Any type of spearing device is allowed in this division. Please note that Lionfish can be dangerous. Use precautions when spearing and handling.

1st Place for Most Fish Harvested: Guy Harvey Outpost provides a 3 day two night trip with activities.
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2nd Place for Most Fish Harvested : Hammerhead Hawaiian Sling, Zoo Keeper Catch bag
 
3rd Place for Most Fish Harvested Jessica Cecil Lionfish Giclee valued at $300 Hammerhead Hawaiian Sling Jessica-Cecil-Lionfish

 


 

Costa Kick Plastic Trash Division Presented by Sunsect:

Eligibility: Any registered angler who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the competition is eligible to participate in the Trash Division. To be eligible registered STAR anglers must submit a minimum 5 gallon bucket full of garbage. This garbage must have been gathered while fishing on the water. The winners will be determined by a drawing.

1st Prize Drawing: $1,500 check will be awarded by Sunsect & Costa Sunglasses gift certificate sunset  COSTA
2nd Prize Drawing: Body Glove Mariner XL Paddleboard body glove
3rd Prize Drawing: $150 Academy Sports + Outdoors gift card & Costa Sunglasses gift certificate academy  COSTA
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You can enter your catch using our Mobile App. Register in the tournament and become a CCA member. Take pictures, record coordinates, get weather reports for your area, view the gallery of fish caught and be an active part of conserving and protecting Florida’s coastal habitat and fisheries.
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Contact STAR

Andrea Gillespie

STAR Assistant Director
Coastal Conservation Association Florida
P.O. Box 568886
Orlando, FL 32856
Tel: (352) 949-6890
Email: agillespie@ccaflorida.org


Leiza Fitzgerald

STAR Director
Coastal Conservation Association Florida
P.O. Box 568886
Orlando, FL 32856
Tel: (352) 665-4868
Email: lfitzgerald@ccaflorida.org

For any issues with registration, membership or STAR app call:

(844) 387-7827

To purchase a Florida Fishing license click here or call

1-888-347-4356

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