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Big Game Battle

August 06 - August 09, 2020

Awards Banquet Sponsor SPONSOR

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 6 2020


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Arrival Day- Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Arrive in Nantucket: Check-in after 2PM EST

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Tournament Kick-off - Thursday August 6th, 2020 Hosted by Jack Diamond

Must practice social distancing and face masks are mandatory!

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Captains meeting on dock near John Jay Wharf Cottage.

Friday, August 7 2020


5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Day 1 Fishing - Friday, August 7, 2020

Maximum number of lines in the water is seven (7). Lines cannot be in the water any earlier than 5:00 am. Lines MUST BE OUT of the water by 5:00 pm. All boats returning to Nantucket must turn in their scores NO LATER than 9:00 pm. If a boat does not turn in score sheet by this time, all fish will be disqualified for that day. Score sheets will be time stamped to verify the time they are turned in to avoid any controversy. If a boat is staying out overnight, it is the responsibility of that boat to call in their daily score sheet by 7:00 pm. A score sheet may be called in by another participating boat that is staying out overnight that has a proper communication device. If the daily results fail to be communicated or that communications relay boat does not make the 7:00 pm cut-off, the points will be disqualified for that day of fishing. All required photos from boats staying out overnight will be reviewed on Saturday. A list of phone numbers will be provided to assist with communications.

7:00 PM

Night Bite - Start Friday, August 7th, 2020 7:00 PM End Saturday, August 8th, 2020 5:00 AM

All fish caught after lines out DO NOT count towards the tournament. This side competition is to keep boats competing for bragging rights only. A separate colored point sheet is supplied in this book and needs to be submitted no later than 7:00 PM on Saturday at the score desk located at John Jay. Fishing start for this competition is Friday 7:00 PM through Saturday 5:00 AM

Saturday, August 8 2020


5:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Day 2 Fishing - Saturday, August 8th, 2020

Maximum number of lines in the water is seven (7). Lines cannot be in the water any earlier than 5:00 am. Lines must be out of the water by 3:00 pm. All boats must turn in their score sheets no later than 7:00 pm with photos as required. If a boat does not turn in their score sheet by this time, all fish are disqualified for that day. Score sheets will be time stamped to verify the time they are turned in to avoid any controversy. Please try to be in the harbor area by 6:00 pm

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Scoring & Results sponsored by Fresh of Nantucket

Food and drinks will be provided by Fresh Nantucket. Social distancing and face masks required!

Thursday, August 6 2020


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Arrival Day- Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Arrive in Nantucket: Check-in after 2PM EST

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Tournament Kick-off - Thursday August 6th, 2020 Hosted by Jack Diamond

Must practice social distancing and face masks are mandatory!

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Captains meeting on dock near John Jay Wharf Cottage.

Friday, August 7 2020


5:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Day 1 Fishing - Friday, August 7, 2020

Maximum number of lines in the water is seven (7). Lines cannot be in the water any earlier than 5:00 am. Lines MUST BE OUT of the water by 5:00 pm. All boats returning to Nantucket must turn in their scores NO LATER than 9:00 pm. If a boat does not turn in score sheet by this time, all fish will be disqualified for that day. Score sheets will be time stamped to verify the time they are turned in to avoid any controversy. If a boat is staying out overnight, it is the responsibility of that boat to call in their daily score sheet by 7:00 pm. A score sheet may be called in by another participating boat that is staying out overnight that has a proper communication device. If the daily results fail to be communicated or that communications relay boat does not make the 7:00 pm cut-off, the points will be disqualified for that day of fishing. All required photos from boats staying out overnight will be reviewed on Saturday. A list of phone numbers will be provided to assist with communications.

7:00 PM

Night Bite - Start Friday, August 7th, 2020 7:00 PM End Saturday, August 8th, 2020 5:00 AM

All fish caught after lines out DO NOT count towards the tournament. This side competition is to keep boats competing for bragging rights only. A separate colored point sheet is supplied in this book and needs to be submitted no later than 7:00 PM on Saturday at the score desk located at John Jay. Fishing start for this competition is Friday 7:00 PM through Saturday 5:00 AM

Saturday, August 8 2020


5:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Day 2 Fishing - Saturday, August 8th, 2020

Maximum number of lines in the water is seven (7). Lines cannot be in the water any earlier than 5:00 am. Lines must be out of the water by 3:00 pm. All boats must turn in their score sheets no later than 7:00 pm with photos as required. If a boat does not turn in their score sheet by this time, all fish are disqualified for that day. Score sheets will be time stamped to verify the time they are turned in to avoid any controversy. Please try to be in the harbor area by 6:00 pm

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Scoring & Results sponsored by Fresh of Nantucket

Food and drinks will be provided by Fresh Nantucket. Social distancing and face masks required!