24th Annual 2023 MBGFC Billfish Limited Tournament

JULY 28th – July 30th, 2023

Chairmen – Morgan Nix, Frank Terrell

The Billfish Limited tournament is open to any size outboard powered vessel as well as any vessel 36′ in length and under regardless of means of power (i.e. inboard, outboard, or I/O)


All Marlin catch and release

Cash Prizes for All Tournament Categories. Values based on Boat Registrations.

Optional Cash Awards will also be available.

Cash Prize for Top Boat 27’ and under. Eligible for any tournament boat under 27’ of length.



All Registration and Cash Optionals Performed Electronically via CatchStat

$1,750 Boat Entry Fee

$150 Discount for Early Registration before July 17th, 2023 at 11:59pm.

Additional $150 Discount for MBGFC Member Boat Entry

Registration includes all captain, crew, anglers, swag for 4 people, additional available for purchase at retail counter.

All Tournament Awards are based on 75 registered tournament boats. Payouts are subject to change depending on the number of entries. Awards for Heaviest Fish will be presented to the angler/boat for fish caught in the following categories:

Catch and Release, Tuna, Dolphin, Wahoo – Awards 1st – 2nd – 3rd place

OPTIONAL ENTRY AWARDS – C&R, Tuna, Wahoo, Dolphin, No Sonar, Crew Jackpot. Swordfish, Winner Take All Fish, Boat Winner Take-all


FRIDAY: July 28th, 2023

Pre-Tournament Gathering 3pm – 5pm

Cocktails served

Captains Meeting at 5:00pm on Friday.

After Captain’s Meeting the owner, captain or registered angler has to sign out on the official sign out sheet or using virtual check out if approved by tournament committee. There is NO Flare Start for the Limited Tournaments.

Tournament officially begins after Captain’s Meeting.

Boats may depart from Perdido Pass, Mobile Pass, Destin Pass, or Pensacola Pass. Boats not attending Captain’s Meeting must have video verification of their departure with time stamp, identifiable feature, indicator, and boat name/captain.


SATURDAY: July 29th, 2023


MBGFC weigh dock Opens 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Boats must clear Perdido Pass Rocks by 8:00pm.


SUNDAY: July 30th, 2023

Awards Breakfast at 9:30am at MBGFC Clubhouse