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2024 LADY RED RENDEZVOUS

Grab the gals and meet us in Charleston, SC, this fall for our second annual Marsh Wear Women’s Redfish Fly Tournament, the Lady Red Rendezvous!  Important Note: Anglers must be female; however, you can have a male guide or captain.


THE DETAILS

We're kicking off the tournament in our own backyard at Marsh Wear's HQ (716 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403) on Thursday, September 19th from 6-8 p.m. for our Welcome Party and Captains Meeting! We’ll have HomeTeam BBQ, live music from Charleston's own Meredith Foster, and first access to all the new ladies' gear from our newest Fall 2024 Collection, not to mention raffles and LRR Tournament merch!

The tournament will begin bright and early on Friday, September 20th, and continue to Saturday, September 21st, with lines in at 7:00 a.m. and lines out at 5:30 p.m. on both days. Teams will be fishing for TWO days this year! Fishing is allowed throughout the day until lines out at 4:30 p.m. This is a fly-fishing-only tournament, and all teams must launch from a Charleston County Boat Ramp.

After the fishing is over, we'll be keeping the good times rolling on Saturday, September 21st, at Estuary Beans & Barley (3538 Meek's Farm Road Johns Island, SC 29455) from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be food and drink tickets per team for tournament participants, great raffle items from tournament sponsors, a winner announcement, and a live concert!

There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner with great prizes from the sponsors of this year’s tournament!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Kaitlyn Dobbins at Marsh Wear Clothing at kaitlyn@marshwearclothing.com or 386-283-1321.

ENTRY FEE: $250/team

Still Need a Guide for the Weekend! Book an AnyCreek guide here!


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 Captain's Meeting | Marsh Wear HQ | Thursday, September 19th, 6-8 p.m.

Join us at Marsh Wear HQ for the welcome party, tournament check-in, review of rules and regulations, and grab your Captain's Bags. Food and drinks will be served from 6 to 8 PM, and the rules will be read at 6:45 PM.

 

After Party | Estuary Beans & Barley | Saturday, September 21st, 7-10 p.m.

We'll be keeping the good times rolling on Saturday, September 21st, at Estuary Beans & Barley from 7-10 p.m. Food and drink tickets per team for tournament participants, great raffle items from tournament sponsors, winner announcement, and live music.


RULES & REGULATIONS

Basic Regulations:

  • Maximum of (2) anglers per boat. ***Anglers must be female; however, you can have a male guide or captain. (3) person team max.***

  • Fishing Days: Friday, September 20, 2024 & Saturday, September 21, 2024

  • Lines In: 7:00 am / Lines Out: 5:30 pm

  • All teams must launch from Charleston County Boat Ramps.

Tournament Rules:

  • Tournament participants must adhere to all SCDNR rules and have a valid saltwater fishing license. Charter boats are not exempt.

  • Fly Fishing Only; Catch and Release Only

  • 20lb max tippet

  • Inshore Fishing Only (No fishing off the beach, jetties, offshore, etc. No chumming, scent, snagging, or sinking line permitted)

  • Wading permitted. Pursuing a fish on foot is acceptable, but only one angler can pursue a fish at a time.

  • Winners are determined by the most combined inches from (3) largest fish. You can only measure and count (3) fish per boat/team towards your final measurement.

  • At least one team member must be present at the Captain's Meeting and the Awards Ceremony. You must also be at the weigh-in by 7:00 pm at Estuary Beans & Barley, or you will be disqualified (3538 Meek's Farm Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455).

  • You must show a smartphone photo with a timestamp of the fish measured on the provided tournament day measuring tape (included in Captain’s buckets). The photo must also show the date and time it was captured; we cannot accept screenshots. To be accepted, these must be submitted directly through the Fishing Chaos platform.

  • Each photo submitted for measurement must show the head to the tail of the redfish. The head of the redfish must be lined up with the 0 on the ruler, so there is no question on measurement.

  • Lines in at 7:00 am and lines out at 5:30 pm. The tournament days are Friday, September 20, 2024, and Saturday, September 21, 2024. No other photos will be accepted that fall outside of this time window.

  • All time-stamped photos must be submitted by 6 pm on Saturday, September 21, 2024. Submissions must be entered through the official Fishing Chaos platform.

  • Measurements must be taken to the nearest quarter inch from nose to tail. Any part of the fish not on the measuring tape will not be counted.

  • The tiebreaker goes to the first measured/counted fish in your tournament total.

  • You cannot take your boat or watercraft out of the water to move locations, or you will be disqualified.

  • Anyone protesting another team for a rules violation must do so to the tournament committee no later than 6:30 p.m. on the day of the infraction. The tournament committee will settle any protest, and its decision will be final.

Weather:

  • All anglers will fish at their own discretion and their own risk.

  • If bad weather cancels one of the two days of fishing, the tournament will become a one-day tournament. The judges’ committee will make the decision.

Indemnity:

  • All anglers will fish at their own risk. All anglers agree to indemnify and hold harmless all members of the Tournament Committee, Directors, Sponsors, and their agents and employees from any and all liability, loss, or damage they may suffer due to this fishing tournament.

These Rules may be amended at any time, in our sole discretion, including during the Event.

 



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

DO I NEED TO REGISTER A MALE GUIDE/CAPTAIN?

No, you do not need to register your male guide or captain for the tournament. Please register all female anglers or guides on your team.

Where can i book a local guide?

You can book a local fishing guide for the tournament thorugh our friends at Any Creek. Click this link to take you to their site where you can book a guide.

Can I bring friends & family to the awards party?

Yes! We would love for you to bring any friends and family to this year's awards party at Estuary Beans and Barley. Registered tournament participants will receive tickets for free food and drinks. Additional family and friends in attendance can purchase food and drinks as needed onsite.


2024 TOURNAMENT SPONSORS


2023 LADY RED RESULTS!

Here’s to good times with the gals!
It was an unforgettable weekend for our 1st Annual Lady Red Rendezvous. Thank you to everyone who joined us, supported, sponsored and attended! We can’t wait for next year! Sign up for our newsletter and get first dibs on dates and signups for Lady Red Rendezvous 2024!
 
1st Place: Team Drake (Bre & Wilds Drake) 88.75 inches
2nd Place: Team LadyFisch (Meg & Robert Fischer) 82.25 inches
3rd Place: Team Flyright (Caroline & John Irwin) 81 inches
 
Tournament Statistics!
Total teams: 50
Total Women: 66
Fish Caught: 43
Combined Inches: 1,122.5
States Represented: 5
Total participants: 110