Annual Red Drum Fishing Tournament Returns to Seawolf Park in Galveston

Join the fishing fun from October 15 to November 30, 2021.

Win prizes and more as you compete to reel in the heaviest red drum you can here at Seawolf Park!

pictured: 2020 1st Place Red Drum


100 Seawolf Parkway Galveston, TX

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Oct. 15 - Nov. 30, 2021

Begins at 12:01 a.m., Oct. 15 and Ends at 12:00 p.m., Nov. 30


1st Place: $400 grand prize + one-year fishing pass (parking included)

2nd Place: $200 + one-year fishing pass (parking not included)

3rd Place: $100 + six-month fishing pass (parking not included)

4th Place: Six-month parking pass (fishing not included)

*Heaviest legal red drum entered


Entry Fee - $25

  1. You MUST have paid entry before fishing Red Drum Tournament.
  2. All Drum entered in the tournament must be caught during Seawolf Park open hours.
  3. All Drum entered must be fresh and edible at the time of measurement.
  4. Only persons wearing a current, daily Seawolf Park fishing wristband, indicating they have paid the daily fee, are eligible to enter fish on that day.
  5. All fish entered must be caught by rod and reel at Seawolf Park.
  6. The deadline for the winning entry to be weighed is 12:00 p.m., Nov. 30, 2021.
  7. Employees of the Galveston Park Board are not eligible to enter the tournament.
  8. Winners are eligible to win one prize only.
  9. Decisions by the judges are final.
  10. The “two pole limit” will be enforced, utilizing bands attached by staff.
  11. In case of a tie, the earliest fish weighed wins.
  12. Only participants officially entered in the tournament are allowed to reel in fish – no helpers.
  13. All fish entered into the contest must be photographed by park staff.
  14. Fish in excess of 20–28” (slot size) must have a tag or be properly respirated prior to release.

For more information, please call (409) 797-5114


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