$1,500 for big ulua

LIHU`E-Over $5,000 in cash and prizes await anglers who will participate in the

Third Annual K-Mart Shoreline Fishing Tournament scheduled to run from July


A $1,500 top prize for the heaviest ulua repeats from last year’s

tournament, with cash prizes topping the other nine categories available for

Kaua`i’s shoreline fishermen.

Maurice Sporting Goods joins K-Mart as one of

the anchor sponsors for the event that will have its weigh-in starting at 10

a.m. until noon on Sunday, July 23 in the K-Mart parking lot.

Fishing for

the tournament starts on noon Friday, July 21 and any fish to be considered

must be weighed by noon Sunday, July 23 to qualify for any of the


Sandy Pasion, tournament coordinator, said that Maurice will be

providing prizes for winners in the ten categories as well as prizes for keiki

activities that will be hosted during the Sunday weigh-in.

The family of

sponsors for this year’s event includes Hawai`i Intercontinental Corporation,

Kaku Lures, Mokihana Travel Service, Rob’s Good Time Grill, Hawaiian Isles

Water Company, as well as Maurice Sporting Goods and K-Mart.

In addition to

the $1,500 top purse for the heaviest ulua, anglers in that division have a

shot at one of ten places that will be awarded prizes.

The Open division –

Oio will have a top purse of $300 with prizes being presented to the top six


Women’s Division – Heaviest Ulua will also have prizes for the top

six places as will the Open division – Largest Freshwater Fish, Men’s Division

– Largest Papio, Children’s “A” Division – Largest Fish, Women’s

Division – Largest Papio, Children’s “B” Division – Largest Fish,

Open Division – 5 pounds and Under Saltwater, and Children’s “C”

Division – Largest Fish.

Pasion says everyone who enters is a winner for

this third annual event as the entry ticket qualifies the angler to a free

K-Mart Shoreline fishing tee-shirt, and for anglers 17 years and younger, the

ticket will qualify the young fisherman to a special gift from Maurice Sporting


Additionally, the entry form features K-Mart Sporting Goods specials

available only to registrants.

For a complete set of rules and registration

forms, interested anglers should check with the customer service desk at



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