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Atlantic HMS Tournaments

An Atlantic HMS tournament is a fishing event held from a U.S. state or territory along the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, or Caribbean Sea, in which anglers must enter to win points or prizes for the catch & release or landing of sharks, tunas, billfishes, and/or swordfish.

Tournament operators are responsible for registering with NOAA Fisheries and keeping records of participants and results.  A tournament operator must register with NOAA Fisheries at least four weeks before fishing begins.  If selected for reporting, the tournament operator must submit a tournament catch report to NOAA Fisheries within a week after fishing ends.

The complete list of HMS tournaments that are registered with NOAA Fisheries (updated weekly):

Registration Archive:
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