2024 Jingle Bell Date: December 7th

John’s Pass Village

12pm: Check In for tournament begins
1pm to 1:45pm: Heat 1
2pm to 2:45pm: Heat 2
3pm to 3:45pm: Heat 3
4:15pm – 5:45pm: Awards and Raffle
6:00pm: Santa Arrives!

*Kids are welcome to fish 1, 2 or all 3 heats!
*Open to kids 3 to 16
*Tournament is from Seawall Only
*Fishing can take place from Don’s Dock, Hubbards Marina and Hubbards Beach area
*Free frozen bait provided. You are welcome to purchase live bait from Don’s Dock or Hubbard’s Marina

Free with a donation of an unwrapped toy and a non-perishable food item to benefit
Santa’s Angels
The Kind Mouse

*Must fish from dock or beach only – no fishing from a boat or kayak
*Sabiki rigs are not allowed to be used during the event
*This is a catch & release tournament
*Points are given to each species caught. Winner is determined by the most amount of points.
(Pin Fish/Grunts – 1 point, Catfish – 2 points, Snapper – 5 points, Grouper – 6 points, Sheepshead – 6 points, All Other – 7 points)
*Trophies are given to 1st thru 3rd Place for each age group for each heat.
*Participants are only eligible to win 1 trophy. If that child wins more than 1 heat, then the child with the next highest # of points will win.
*The tournament supplies frozen bait for free to all the children. Participants are allowed to use live bait that they purchase if so desired
*Children must be accompanied by an adult during the entire fishing tournament

***Parents are encourage to help their children as needed during the tournament, but if a parent is fishing and solely hooks and reels the fish in on their own with no attempt from the child to participate, that fish will not be counted towards their child’s points.

Frequently Asked Questions


There will be a 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place winner per age group for each of the 3 heats
3 to 6
7 TO 11
12 TO 16

2021 PICTURES  |  2021 WINNERS