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The Lone Star Shootout - July 21 - 26 Like us on Facebook


We are excited about the incredible number of early entries we have received - 45! 

Due to the number of early entries, prime tournament slips are filling up fast!  CLICK HERE to register today and reserve your slip next to the action!  You can also register via PAYPAL.

Whether you are fishing the Shootout or not, you are invited to join the festivities!  Tickets are available to the Wednesday night Side Pot Party and Saturday night Champion's Party.  Delicious dinners and full premium bars are available both nights.  Purchase your tickets while they last by calling the Club at 409-744-2307.  You are also invited to the weigh-in on Saturday afternoon from 3:00 - 6:00 at the Caracol Yacht Club basin.

Visit www.thelonestarshootout.com for additional tournament information, side pot options, forms, event schedules and much more!

For further tournament information, call or email the Club at 409-744-2307 / [email protected].


Bloody Thursday Breakfast
You are invited to the 11th Annual
Houston Big Game Fishing Club
Bloody Thursday Breakfast!
Join the Club for the best Bloody Mary's in Texas, Mimosas and breakfast tacos and pastries!
Thursday, July 16th
9:00am - Noon
411 11th Street
Port O'Connor, Texas
CLICK HERE for additional information and a map!
2015 Club Awards Program

Get involved in the year long tournament by submitting a verification form for each catch and release! Click here for Club Awards Program information and verification forms.


Texas Division - In the Texas Division, Will Lett's Mojo is now holding first place Top Private Boat with 5,250 points!  Randy King's Paparda Rey is in second place with 3,000 points and John Lomonaco's Doc Holiday is in third place with 850 points. Stephen Yamin is still holding first place Top Wahoo with his 66.8 catch and Jack Beal is in second place with a 65.9 pound catch.  Kyle Nethery's Honesty is holding the first place Swordfish Division with 500 points.


International Division -  In the International Division, Darryl Schroeder's Dream Time is the Top Private Boat with 27,600 points.  Tom Shumate's Patron is in second place with 19,250 points and Bob Henderson's Great Escape is in third place with 4,950 points.  Tom Shumate is still holding the first place Top Male Angler Division with 16,980 points and Bob Henderson is holding second place with 10,950 points.  Sondra Shanklin is the current Top Female Angler with 600 points.  Kassidy Nethery is still the Top Junior Angler with 1,900 points and Jack Shanklin is in second place with 1,700 points 

Sponsors of the Month

We would like to thank the 2015 Lone Star Shootout tournament sponsors!  We have several loyal sponsors who have supported the Shootout for many years in the past plus several new to the Shootout!
Michael Thorn-Leeson, President
Robert Rickett, 1st Vice President
Jasen Gast, 2nd Vice President
Randy Bright, Treasurer
Richard Richardson, Secretary 
Allan Legge
Brandon Perthuis
Brian Yeager
Jack Beal 
Kevin Deerman 
Randy King
The Houston Big Game Fishing Club
7819 Broadway, Suite 100
Galveston, Texas  77554
T: 409-744-2307, F: 409-744-2313