The North Drop heats up in late summer
Leg 1: August 27-31, 2023
Leg 2: August 31-September 4, 2023
The Scrub Island Invitational Billfish Series is a high-profile two-tournament series featuring an impressive lineup of boats fishing the historic North Drop. The host resort, the Scrub Island Resort, Spa and Marina, provides incomparable luxury back ashore.
Tournament organizers are ready to help facilitate fishing permits and other travel details. Request an invitation to compete in this unique series.
Enjoy an amazing tournament experience in a laid-back, easygoing environment that’s fun for the entire family
The Scrub Island Invitational Billfish Series is hosted annually in the marlin-filled waters of the North Drop. Tournament organizers are ready to help facilitate fishing permits, event questions, and other travel details.
Experience and teamwork pays off big
The British Virgin Islands produce outstanding blue marlin fishing for the fleet
Find answers to common questions about the Scrub Island Invitational Billfish Series marlin fishing tournament. For more information please visit the event website.
Yes. The tournament staff can assist you in completing all the necessary paperwork and forms for you to be able to legally fish in the waters of the British Virgin Islands
Yes. The tournament staff can assist each team in acquiring the necessary permits and licenses which are required to legally fish in the waters of the BVIs.
Yes, but they are very limited. The tournament organizers can help coordinate with available boats.
This is primarily a blue marlin fishery although there are occasionally white marlin and sailfish also caught.
This is a 100-percent release tournament; all billfish are released. Blue marlin are scored at 500 points per release, and all other species of billfish (white marlin, sailfish, spearfish) are scored at 100 points per release.
All tournament functions are held at Scrub Island Resort and Marina.
Teams can use any combination of lures and live or dead baits they wish to use, although non-offset circle hooks are mandatory with any bait or bait/lure combinations.