Scoring & Side Pots


Released blue marlin score 750 points each for release side pots and for total score. Weighed blue marlin will count 1 point per pound for weighed blue marlin side pots and 750 points each for the total points scored. Released white marlin score 200 points and sailfish 100 points. Scoring for the overall tournament points will consist of total billfish release points plus 750 points for each weighed blue marlin meeting the tournament minimum length of 106 inches.


All side pots are optional and pay out 92% of the total amount entered. 8% of the total will be donated to the HBGFC Charitable and Scholarship Funds. Optional Side Pots include Billfish Release and Weighed Blue Marlin Pots in the amounts of $10,000 (winner take all), $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000, Non-Sonar Pots $3,000 and $2,000, Daily Pots $500, Gamefish Pots including Tuna, Dorado and Wahoo pots of $3,000, $2,500, and $1,000, a Winner Take All pot of $3,000 for total tournament points and a Crew Side Pot in the amount of $500. For additional Side Pot information, fill out the form below.

2023 Side Pot Online Form


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Kemah, Texas 77565

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