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Marker 37 Marina

3rd Annual LagunaPalooza Fishing Tournament

3 Trout * 2 Redfish Stringer Sidepots: 85% Payout Trophies for 1st Place in Every Division Cash prizes determined by number of teams

3rd Annual LagunaPalooza Fishing Tournament
3rd Annual LagunaPalooza Fishing Tournament

Time & Location

Aug 17, 2024, 6:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Marker 37 Marina, 13317 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, USA

About the event


$500 per Team (Up to 4 people per team)

Fishing Tournament Schedule

August 17th 2024 - Saturday

6:00am Fishing Start Time

1:00pm - 3:00pm Weigh-in 

3:00pm - 7:00pm Live Music, Raffle, and Awards

Captain's Meeting (Night Before)

August 16th 2024 - Friday

7:30pm to 9:00pm

2024 RULES – Lagunapalooza Fishing Tournament

(Rules are subject to change at the discretion of the Tournament Committee, and all last minute changes will be announced at the Captain’s Meeting. Meeting begins at 7:00 PM)

TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION – Tournament registration must be completed through the Elizondo Foundation website.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT The Lagunapalooza Fishing Tournament will be an in person weigh in. Tournament is an artificial and bait tournament.

DIVISIONS- There are two divisions, Guided and Non-Guided. Any team with a guide on the boat, will be placed in the guided dividion.

STRINGER - The team stringer consists of 3 trout and 2 redfish, the heaviest stringer will win. Redfish and trout must be slot fish, fish over the slot limit will not be able to be weighed in, even a tagged redfish. (Trout slot 17in.-23in.) (Redfish slot 20in.-28in.)

FISHING LICENSE - You must have a valid/current fishing license from Texas Parks and Wildlife to fish in this tournament. Fish this tournament according to the rules enforced by Texas Parks and Wildlife. Citations for not observing these regulations are very expensive. Any team/person receiving a citation during this event will be disqualified.

ONE POLE PER ANGLER - You can have more than one rod per angler on the boat or in person while wading, but you cannot fish with more than one at a time.

KAYAKERS AND WADE FISHING - All team members must remain within eyesight of each other.

ASSISTANCE - Someone may assist you in baiting your hook, casting, netting, and measuring. It is your job to "set the hook" and reel the fish to the boat or net.

ALTERING FISH - The fish measured in cannot be altered in any way. Tails cannot be cut, nothing can be stuffed in them, and they must be fresh and caught on tournament day.

TIME - Fishing begins at 6:00 AM on Saturday. You are allowed to launch from anywhere. Weigh in 1pm-3pm, at least one person per team must be in line with their fish by 3pm.

TIES – If the result of a tie, tie breaker will be broken by length of the fish. If there is a tie on the length of the fish as well, the team that weighed in first will be the winner.

PENALTIES Any angler and/or team found to have intentionally cheated in an attempt to defraud the tournament may be subject to criminal prosecution by the State of Texas including misdemeanor and up to a state felony and jail time. Any angler and/or team found to have intentionally cheated in an attempt to defraud the tournament will also forfeit any awards and prize money they may have won, and be banned from any future Lagunapalooza Fishing Tournaments.

PROTEST – All tournament participants have the right to protest the results or actions of any team. In order to protest, you must present your written complaint to the Tournament Director no later than 15 minutes after the official close of the tournament fishing hours. Unless a change is announced, the official tournament end time is 3:00 PM CST. Any photographic evidence to support your protest must be presented to the Tournament Committee no later than 15 minutes after the official close of the tournament. A $100 protest fee must accompany the written protest and will be refunded if the protest is upheld. If the protest is declined, no refund will occur. The protest will be reviewed by no less than the Tournament Director and two other committee members. All protest information will be forwarded to the polygraph team as deemed necessary.

CASH POTS – Winner takes 85%. Guided and non-guided divisions will be together. All ties in the Cash Pots will be broken by the earliest entry. All Cash Pot winners are subject to a polygraph. Cash pots will have to be paid in only cash at the captains meeting.  The cash pots will be as followed:

     - Most spots on Redfish ($25 a person)

     - Black Jack Trout- Closest trout to 21in. ($25 a person)

     - Heaviest stringer- Heaviest stringer, consisting of 3 trout and 2 redfish ($50 a person or $200 a team)

CAPTAIN’S MEETING - Captain's meeting is on Friday Agust 16th at 7:30PM CST. It is mandatory that one person from the team be present.

GENERAL INFORMATION - The venue has a TABC license to serve alcoholic beverages, which makes it illegal for anyone to bring alcoholic beverages on the festival grounds. Your cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated.


  • Team Ticket

    Sale ends: Aug 16, 9:00 PM

    Up to 4 people including the Captain allowed on a team.

    +$12.50 service fee



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