CCA Star Header 2017 20170217

May 26th Thru September 3rd, 2018

2017 awards banquet
log-a-catch
distribution locations
leader board

STAR Sponsors

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register for star

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 tournament and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their tournament entry. Two Youth anglers will win a boat, motor and trailer package from Carolina Skiff.

GMC Sierra 1500 Pick-up truck
Contender 22 Sport with trailer powered by Yamaha WON BY 2nd STAR REGISTERED, CCA MEMBER
Pathfinder 2200TRS with trailer powered by Yamaha WON BY 1st STAR REGISTERED, CCA MEMBER
Maverick 17 HPX-S with trailer powered by Yamaha
Sea Hunt Ultra 22 with trailer powered by Yamaha WON BY 3rd STAR REGISTERED, CCA MEMBER
Carolina Skiff 21 Sport & Fish 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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Contender 22 2200 TRS Running HPX3 Sea-Hunt-Ultra-225 Carolina Skiff

Only the eight (8) STAR Tagged redfish recaptured by registered STAR anglers who are CCA members during 2017 Tournament 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.

Textron Off road Open Inshore Divisions:
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Eligibility: Any registered angler 18 years old and older (as of May 27, 2017) who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the tournament and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their tournament entry.

 

Salt-Marsh-SkiffsSalt Marsh Skiff Spotted Trout Divisionspotted-sea-trout
     
1st Prize Drawing: Salt Marsh Skiff 1656 tiller Powered by a 40HP Yamaha with Float On trailer
Salt Marsh Skiff 1656
2nd Prize Drawing: 8' Power Pole Series II Shallow Water Anchor powerpole
3rd Prize Drawing: Power Tech Propeller Gift Certificate $750 power tech props
4th Prize Drawing: Bull Bay Rod & Florida Fishing Products Reel Combo bull bay tackle co   Florida Fishing Products
5th Prize Drawing: Costa Sunglasses gift card COSTA
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 Tournament Director or STAR Committee.





powerpole Power Pole Snook Divisioncommon-snook
     
1st Prize Drawing: Textron Off Road Recoil 4x4

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2nd Prize Drawing: 8' Power Pole Series II Shallow Water Anchor powerpole
3rd Prize Drawing: Power Tech Propeller Gift Certificate $750 power tech props
4th Prize Drawing: Bull Bay Rod & Florida Fishing Products Reel Combo bull bay tackle co  Florida Fishing Products
5th Prize Drawing: Calusa Cast Net 8ft calusa
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 Tournament Director or STAR Committee.





 stumpknocker  Stumpknocker by Salty Boats Sheepshead Divisionsheepshead

     
1st Prize Drawing: Stumpnocker 17ft tiller Powered by 40hp Yamaha & Continental Trailer Stumpknocker
2nd Prize Drawing: Ocean Grip $2,500 gift certificate for product & labor Ocean-Grip
3rd Prize Drawing: Power Tech Propeller Gift Certificate $750 power tech props
4th Prize Drawing: Bull Bay Rod & Florida Fishing Products Reel Combo bull bay tackle co  Florida Fishing Products
5th Prize Drawing: Costa Sunglasses gift card COSTA
6th Prize Drawing: $150 Clenzoil Marine Lubricant Prize Package clenzoil


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


 

Costa Sunglasses Offshore Divisions:
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Eligibility: Any registered angler 18 years old and older (as of May 28, 2015) who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the tournament and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their tournament entry.

BossmanBoats  Bossman Boats Cobia Division cobia
     
1st Prize Drawing: Bossman Boats 19 Karma with 30 hp Yamaha & trailer Bossman Prize
2nd Prize Drawing: Chevy Florida Insider Fishing Report Cobia trip with Capt Pat Dineen includes full day of fishing and overnight accommodations CFIFR
3rd Prize Drawing: Engel 165qrt High Performance cooler Engel Coolers
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 COSTA
6th Prize Drawing: $150 Clenzoil Marine Lubricant Prize Package clenzoil


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




 Palegic GearPelagic Gear Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Divisiondolphin
     
1st Prize Drawing: Yamaha 150 Outboard Motor plus $500.00 Pelagic Gear gift card yamaha
2nd Prize Drawing: Florida Insider Fishing Report Dolphin fishing trip with Captain Randy Towe includes full day of fishing and overnight accommodations CFIFR
3rd Prize Drawing: Engel 165qrt High Performance cooler Engel Coolers
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 COSTA
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 Tournament Director or STAR Committee.




Kingfish Division  king-mackerel
     
1st Prize Drawing: E-Z-GO Clays Car Limited Edition EZ-Go ClaysShooting
2nd Prize Drawing: Humminbird Helix 9 hummingbird
3rd Prize Drawing: Engel 165qrt High Performance cooler Engel Coolers
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: 2 Ocean Tamer Bean bag ocean-tamer
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 Tournament Director or STAR Committee.




Ladies Division:

Eligibility: Any registered female angler 18 years old and older (as of May 27, 2017) who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the tournament, and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their tournament entry. Eligible species are Spotted Trout, Snook, Sheepshead,  Redfish, Cobia, Dolphin and Kingfish.

1st Prize Drawing: LIVE Watersports Utility Paddle Board L2Utility BA
2nd Prize Drawing: Under Armour $500 Prize Package under armor
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 livetarget
6th Prize Drawing: Luna Sea Cush-it Prize Package luna-sea

 


 

Fly Division

Eligibility: Any registered angler 18 years old and older (as of May 27, 2017) who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the tournament and uses a traditional, onehanded fly rod and reel, loaded with fly-line and backing, leader, and shock tippet material to catch their tournament entry. The tippet shall be a minimum of 15" long with a maximum breaking strength of 20 pound test. Eligible species are Spotted Trout, Snook, Sheepshead, Redfish, Cobia, Dolphin and Kingfish.

1st Prize Drawing: $750 Gift Card & Black Fly print  
2nd Prize Drawing: Under Armour $500 Prize Package under armor
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 Gift Card $150 academy

 


 

Kayak Division

Eligibility: Any registered angler 18 years old and older (as of May 27, 2017) who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the tournament 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 tournament entry. Eligible species are Spotted Trout, Snook, Sheepshead,  Redfish, Cobia, Dolphin and Kingfish.

1st Prize Drawing: LIVE Watersports L2 fishing Board
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2nd Prize Drawing: Under Armour $500 Prize Package under armor
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 27, 2017) who is a current CCA New Tide member in good standing at the time of entering the tournament, and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their tournament entry. If a New Tide member turns 18 years of age during official tournament 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, Sheepshead, STAR Tagged redfish, Non-Redfish, Cobia, Dolphin, Kingfish, Ladyfish, and Jack Crevalle.

1st Prize Drawing: Approximately $25,000 Scholarship

Talk-of-the-Town

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

 


 

Yamaha Guides Division

Eligibility: Any currently licensed Florida charter captain or guide and a registered STAR participant who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of their client catching a STAR tagged redfish or entering their first tournament-registered client. If a tie occurs for any of the top three places in this division, the earliest STAR registered referral by a guide or captain will determine the winner. Registered STAR angler must submit captain or guides name in their electronic entry of STAR-tagged redfish in order for guide to win.

First guided STAR Tagged redfish Award:  Any guide or captain who guides a 2017 STAR-registered angler to catch a 2017 STAR-tagged redfish, which is determined to win the first guided STAR-tagged redfish award, will be the winner of a new Yamaha 150hp motor.

yamaha1st Prize: Awarded to the Guide or Charter Captain who registers the most tournament anglers: $5,000 prize package Power Pole, Throwraft

2nd Prize: Awarded to the Guide or Charter Captain who registers the most tournament anglers: $2,500 Prize package Power Pole, Academy Sports + Outdoors $750 Gift card

3rd Prize: Awarded to the Guide or Charter Captain who registers the third most tournament anglers: Power Pole 8' Shallow Water Anchor


 

Conservation Division

Eligibility: Any registered angler who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the tournament  is eligible to fish in the Conservation Division. Eligible species are any species of fish caught by registered STAR anglers within STAR boundaries.

 

1st Place for Most Entries:
RoundAbout Watercraft
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2nd Place for Most Entries:
Power Pole Micro Shallow Water Anchor, Luna Sea Cush-it package

3rd Place for Most Entries:
$500 Academy Sports + Outdoors, Luna Sea Cush-it


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 2017 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 Collection & the Islander Resort. A Guy Harvey Outpost provides a 3 day two night trip including two tickets to Outpost Academy in January.
GH Outpost Collection
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:

Eligibility: Any registered angler who is a current CCA member in good standing at the time of entering the tournament  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.

1st Prize Drawing: $500.00 check will be awarded by Sunsect sunset
2nd Prize Drawing: $250.00 Costa Sunglasses gift card COSTA
3rd Prize Drawing: $150.00 Gift Card for Academy academy
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Download the STAR App

Now Available for Download!
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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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To purchase a Florida Fishing license click here or call

1-888-347-4356

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Contact STAR

Andrea Gillespie

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


Leiza Fitzgerald

STAR Tournament 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