With 120 teams, this is the premier surf fishing tournament in the United States, and arguably the world.
Action continues around Buxton through Friday afternoon. The individual angler Bob Bernard Individual Surf Fishing Tournament is Saturday.
Anglers compete for points based on catches of various species that meet minimum points requirements. Fish bigger than the minimums earn extra points.
Surf fishing on the island has been good in recent weeks, so teams could put up some pretty impressive numbers