Fish from your Own Port, on your Own Time, & Always in Good Weather! All catch data and video is submitted via the Offshore Cup Custom Mobile APP & Website.
North of 39°15N (Hudson Canyon) & West of 68°00W (Oceanographer Canyon) and out to 1000 Fathoms.
Cash Prizes are based on 50 Registered Boats. If less than 50 Boats, the Prizes shall be adjusted to the amount of actual Registered Boats.
Awards are based on the total money entered in each Skill Level, less a 5% processing fee. Payouts: 1st Place = 75%, 2nd Place = 25%
*Cup Champion receives an invitation to the 2018 Offshore World Championship in Costa Rica!!
Teams may fish 20hr Day-Trips (dock-to-dock) and/or 40hr Overnight-Trips (dock-to-dock), in which Points are obtained by catching different species. Teams may fish any combination of 20hr Day-Trips and 40hr Overnight-Trips that total up to 80hrs (“80hr Trip Allowance"). Teams are not required to fish all 80hrs.
All fish must have a Minimum 36" Curved Fork Length (“CFL”) to qualify for points Maximum Catch Limits per Trip for ALL species shall be:
Yellowfin, Bluefin, Big Eye, Albacore, Wahoo, Mahi & Swordfish*:
*If an exact length measurement is NOT conclusive on video, but the fish is shown to be clearly over a specific point level, then the fish shall be recorded and scored as the lowest verifiable point level on video.
**Spearfish and Sailfish shall be scored as a White Marlin. If video documentation clearly shows a Billfish species, but the exact species cannot be clearly identified, it shall be scored as a White Marlin.
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