Frequently asked questions.

Safety Meeting
Where and when is the safety meeting?

The safety meeting and registration will be held at the Original Oyster House (Mobile Causeway) on June 1, 2017
 (Thursday) beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Awards Ceremony

The awards will be held at the Tacky Jack Marina in Orange Beach following....
Tacky Jacks will offer complete dining services and there will be a live band for your enjoyment.

Tacky Jacks Marina located at Cotton Bayou Marina in Orange Beach, Alabama between Highway
161 and the Beach Blvd.

How does the prize money get distributed?

Please Read the following important information

The formula below is based on a minimum of 50 divers.
Less than 50 will cause the formula to be adjusted to cover the fixed
cost associated with the successful operation of the tournament.
For example:  t-shirts, trophies, scale's, and other necessary expenses.

Prize Disbursement Formula Example:

Prize Disbursement Formula Example:

50 Divers enter at $70.00 each (ASA Member) = $3500.00
$40.00 per entry goes to prize pool.
$10.00 per entry goes to Master Spearfisherman prize.

The remaining $20.00 of the entry fee to be
used for tournament operations.

Notice: Remember cash disbursements will vary depending
on whether there are more or less divers participating and number of fish categories.

Do I need a license to spearfish?

Yes, a "State of Alabama Spear Fishing License" is required and may be obtained by sending a money order or cashiers check to:  Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Buy Your Spearfishing License Online
Game and Fish Division
64 N Union
Montgomery, Alabama 36130

Permits are priced as follows:  Resident $6.00  Non Resident $8.50
Include the following information with your payment
Name, Address, Date of birth, Height, Weight, Color of eyes, Color of hair

State drivers license number  (I'd advise sending a copy of your drivers license to avoid errors)
NOTICE:  Licenses may be purchased in person at the Marine Resources office located on Dauphin Island, Alabama (251)861-2882 or in Gulf Shores, Alabama (251)968-7576.

Recreational Size and Bag Limits for Alabama State Waters
"new"Alabama Creel Limits

South Alabama Dive Shops

 Down Under Dive Shop
1129 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL
(251) 968-3483

 Underwater Works Dive Shop
Hwy. 98
Fairhope, AL
(251) 928-5550

Southern Skin Divers Supply
4515 5th Avenue South

Birmingham, AL  35222

(205) 595-3052

 Gulf Coast Divers
1284 Hutson Dr.

Mobile, AL
(251) 342-2970

This page is continually being brought up to date... check back often. Last updated on
  May 10, 2017

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