Pirate’s Cove Marina is proud to present its schedule of Big Game Tournament Series

2013 Small Fry Tournament

2013-06-27 - 2013-06-28

Held annually around the 4th of July, the Small Fry Tournament is time for Family Fun! There are two age categories of fishing, children 3-8 and 9-15. The entry fee is nominal and includes a t-shirt and lunch each day! Trophies are presented in each category for the largest fish caught. The target species are spot, bluefish, trout and flounder. The 2013 event will be held June 27th and 28th. We hope to see you there!


10th Annual Carolina Boat Builders Tournament

2013-07-18 - 2013-07-21

The Tenth Annual Carolina Boat Builders Tournament dates have been set for July 18th - 21st, 2013.
NEW THIS YEAR: The tournament is now open to all boats, custom and production!
Each year the Dare County Boat Builders Foundation raises funds for scholarships for local students interested in a career in the marine industry or boat building.  We invite you to fish our tournament and we are grateful for your support.

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24th Alice Kelly Tournament

2013-08-10 - 2013-08-11

Leading up to the Pirate's Cove Billfish Tournament the ladies get their turn to reel in the Big One! The Alice Kelly Tournament is an annual event the Sunday before the Billfish Tournament.  The 24th Annual Alice Kelly Tournament, held August 11th with registration on August 10th, is a fundraiser event for the Outer Banks Cancer Support Group.  With an entry fee of only $500.00 per boat it is a great way to help out your community and have a great time on the water.


30th Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament

2013-08-12 - 2013-08-16

Join us for our 30th Annual Pirate's Cove Billfish Tournament, August 12th-16th, 2013, as we near our one million dollar mark to our charities! The Pirate's Cove Billfish Tournament is a world-class event and home to the State Record Blue Marlin caught on the 25th Anniversary of the tournament, weighing in at a whopping 1,228.5 pounds! During our 29th Annual Billfish Tournament, we had TWO Blue Marlins weighed in! We hope you will join us on our 30th Anniversary!




BILLFISH BRIEF -updated 02/20/2017

2017 Updates
  • Store Hours: 8am-5pm
  • Blue Water Grill and Raw Bar
  • Tournament Dates