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Choose A Fishing Tournament - Register Online!

Weldon, N.C., “Rockfish Capital of the World,” 8th Annual Shad, Rockfish and Catfish Fishing Tournaments at Weldon Boat Landing, 200 Rockfish Drive.

Download Anuual Fishing Tournament Registrations

Sponsored by :

Town of Weldon
The Daily Herald
First Media Radio
G.W. Hux & Co.
Ralph’s Barbecue
Halifax County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
M.J. Price Construction Co., Inc.
Meherrin River Forest Products
Green Engineering
J.E. Kerr Timber Co.
David Body Shop, Inc.
Farm Bureau Insurance Co. of Halifax
Drugco Discount Pharmacy
Weldon Steel Corp.
Patch Rubber Co.
Riverside Mill
Kapstone
Lowe’s Home Improvement

2017 Tournament Winners

Winners from the 2017 Catfish Challenge

Adults

1st Place….Chris Thacker...............33.7 lbs....$136.00 (Littleton)
2nd Place…Arch Harrell.................25.8 lbs....$ 64.00 (Jackson)
3rd Place…Ashley Thacker.............24.9 lbs….$ 40.00 (Littleton)
Winner of heaviest Catfish…..Chris Thacker…19.1lbs…$70.00

Guppy

1st Place…Jacob Thacker..........9.2 lbs....Trophy (Littleton)
2nd Place…Luke Thacker………….6.8 lbs….Trophy (Littleton)
Winner of heaviest Catfish……Jacob Thacker….5.9lbs....$10.00

2017 Shad Shootout! Winners

1st. Place winner, Lee Cannady....4.1lbs.
Julia Meacham, Mayor of Weldon
2nd. Place winner, Dewey Ott.........3.3lbs.
Jay Barrett, Tournament Weigh Master
Not pictured, 3rd. Place winner, Wright Medlin...2.8lbs.
Winner of heaviest Hickory Shad was Lee Cannady .....2.3lbs.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

About Us

Visit Historic Weldon, “Rockfish Capital of the World” and discover our rich history of the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad; the Confederate cemetery, the Roanoke Canal Trail and see the amazing Chockoyotte Creek Aqueduct. Walk through Weldon’s National Register Historic District ... Read more