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Jan. 1: Key West Fishing Tournament Kick-off. Tournament runs Jan. 1-Aug. 31. Call (305) 294-8843 or Contact Rob Harris @ (305) 295-6601 email:;

Jan. 4-7: Silver Sailfish Derby, West Palm Beach. Call Tom at (561) 832-6780;

Jan 6-8: Key Largo Sailfish Challenge. Call Tammie at (305)240-9337;

Jan. 8-12: Invitational Gold Cup Team Tournament, Palm Beach. Call Sara Godward at (561) 844-0206;

Jan. 10-14: Pelican Yacht Invitational Billfish Tournament, Fort Pierce. Call Vonnie at (772) 464-2700 or email;

Jan. 11-15: Sailfish 400, Miami. Call Jamie Bunn at (954) 725-4010 or;

Jan. 14-18: Miami Mayor’s Cup. Call Tony at (305) 206-8252;

Jan. 16-17: Captain Al Flutie Over the Hill Rip-Off, Islamorada. Gordon Ross (305) 852-3282

Jan. 17-21: Reef Cup, Key Largo

Jan. 19-21: 54th Annual Buccaneer Cup Sailfish Tournament, Singer Island. Call Gary Caputi at 732-899-9988 or email

Jan. 19-21: Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Challenge, Islamorada. Call Liz Hill (305) 451-5094,

Jan. 25-26: Islamorada Fishing Club Sailfish Tournament. Call Vinnie Feola at (305) 664-4735;;

Jan 26-28: Cheeca Lodge 28th Annual Presidential Sailfish Tournament. For more info visit,

Jan. 27-29: Stock Island Village Marina King Mackerel Tournament, Key West. Call Lee Murray at (305)296-0364 or email at


Feb. 1-3: 4th Annual Bahamas Wahoo Classic, Blue Marlin Cove. 24 or More Boats $15,000 / 18-23 Boats $10,000 / 12-17 Boats $5,000. (772)485-0040;;

Feb. 1-3: Cuda Bowl, Key West and Lower Keys Hurricane Hole Marina, on Stock Island. Entry fee contact: Justin or Loren Rea 305-360-6969 email:

Feb. 2-3: Swamp Guides Fishing Tournament, Islamorada. Call Terry Albury (305) 664-5142;;

Feb. 2-4: Islamorada Women’s Sailfish Tournament. Call Tammie Gurgiolo at (305)240-9337;

Feb. 7-10: Seaspray Abaco Challenge. SeaSpray Resort & Marina, Elbow Cay, Abaco, Bahamas. Call Jordan King (242) 577-0518;

Feb 9-11(2017): Battle Of The Bay Event to Benefit My Warrior’s Place, multiple locations. For more information visit

Feb. 11-12: Bartender’s Sailfish Open, Islamorada. contact: Dianne Harbaugh 305-852-2102; 305-522-4868

Feb. 15-18(2017): Andros Island “Big Yard” Bonefish Classic, Andros, Bahamas. (305) 664-2002, visit

Feb. 21-25: Sailfish Challenge, Team’s can check in to Government Cut in Miami, Hillsboro Inlet in Pompano Beach or Lake Worth Inlet in West Palm Beach following each day of fishing.

Feb. 18 (2016): Bow, Blast and Cast, Zellwood. A family sporting event with archery, skeet and deer and fish seminars, plus a banquet for all to enjoy. Email; (407) 703-1303.

Feb. 23-24: Costa Backcountry Fly Fishing Championship, Islamorada. contact: Paul Tejera (305)393-2156

Feb. 21-25: Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament, Bahia Mar Marina, Fort Lauderdale. Contact: Sean SmithPhone: 954-524-2733. Email: Website:


Mar. 2: Jacksonville Offshore Sport Fishing Club’s El Cheapo Sheepshead Tournament, Mayport. Contact Rob Darner at (904)537-1796 Email: Website:

Mar. 4(2017): King of the Lake Crappie Tournament, Lake Okeechobee, FL. Top 5 finishers will place with money/prizes. Contact A.J Moore @ (754)234-1165 or Derrick Moore @ (954)650-0456 or email @

Mar. 6-9: Jim Bokor’s Islamorada All-Tackle Spring Bonefish & Redfish Shootout, Islamorada. Email Contact: Betsy Bullard 305-587-1460

Mar. 7-10: 7th Annual Jimmy Johnson’s National Billfish Championship, Key Largo, Fl. Contact Tod Roy @ 305-255-3500 or Site:

Mar. 12-15: March Merkin Invitational Permit Tournament, Key West. Contact at or see

Mar. 15-17: Conch House Wahoo Challenge, St. Augustine.

Mar. 18-21: Hawk’s Nest Hang ‘Em High Tournament, Cat Island, The Bahamas. email:

Mar. 21-24: Los Suenos Signature Billfish Series, Leg 3, Costa Rica. Contact: Ashley Bretecher Phone: (866) 865-9759 Website:

Mar. 23: Mad Dog Mandich Golf Classic, Shulas Golf Club, Miami Lakes

Mar. 23-24: Billfish Blast, Key Largo. At the Ocean Reef Club, to benefit Twin Palms Center for the Disabled. Contact Lisa Mundell (561) 392-5444 or Edgar A. Benes (561) 866-6075;

Mar.29-Apr.17: 18th Annual Halifax Sport Fishing Club Offshore Challenge, Port Orange. For more info, contact Randy Beardsley, director (386) 804-0352;;


Apr. 4-7: Viking Key West Challenge, Key West.

Apr. 5-7: Wild West Kingfish Tournament Series Leg 1, Madeira Beach Call James Malz (727)647-2672 For more information visit

Apr. 5 & 7: 26th Clearwater Rotary Club’s Annual Kingfish Tournament, Clearwater.

Apr. 12-14: Mahi Madness, Conch House Marina, St. Augustine.

Apr. 13-14: Jacksonville Premier Trout Tournament, benefitting the USO, Heroes on the Water and the Police Athletic League. To register visit

Apr. 13-14: 7th Annual Nature Coast Challenge: Spring Kayak Fishing Tournament. Yankeetown, FL. Charity event hosted by the Inglis-Yankeetown Lions Club. All net proceeds go to charity. Details and Registration at Call (352) 505-7936 or email

Apr. 15-17: Ocean Reef Club’s Sailfish Classic, Key Largo.

Apr. 15-18: Hawk’s Nest White Marlin Smackdown, Cat Island, Bahamas. Jennifer Holder (242) 342-7050 Email: Website:

April 17-22: Final Sail. Key West, FL. Check out the website at Contact Bluewater Movements at or 954-725-4010.

Apr. 18-21: Casa de Campo International Blue Marlin Classic, La Romana, Dominican Republic. Organizer Rick Alvarez Phone: 305-213-5521 Website:

Apr. 18-21: White Marlin Roundup, First Leg, The Abaco Beach Resort. Abaco, Bahamas. More info

Apr. 19-21: Dolphin Brawl Tournament, Pompano Beach, FL. For more information visit

Apr. 20: Pasco-Hernando Community College Catch and Release Tournament, Catches Waterfront Grille, New Port Richey. Call Jessica Staller 727-816-3110, email:,

Apr. 20-22: Robert James Sales Sunrise/Sunset Tarpon Tourney, Islamorada. Contact: Susan Ellis 305-664-2002 email:

Apr. 21: LCEC 22st Annual United Way Fishing Tournament, D & D Matlacha Bait and Tackle, Matlacha, FL. Call Dana Nicloy 239-656-2122 or email Website All proceeds donated to United Way!

April 26-28: Old Salt Fishing Foundation presents the 23rd Annual Spring King of the Beach, Madeira Beach. For more information call (727) 216-6601 or visit

Apr. 27: 4th Annual Bigg Sam Slam Fishing Tournament, Orange Park, FL. Charity event for Boy Scouts of America North Florida Council. For more information please contact Sam Baker at (205) 690-0579 or by e-mail at, also you may visit

Apr. 27-29: 22nd Annual CCBA Tournament, Homosassa Riverside Resort. Contact Donna at (352) 746-9028;

Apr. 27-29: Islamorada Spring Classic, Islamorada. Contact: Dianne Harbaugh 305-522-4868 email:

Apr. 27-29: 10th Annual Rock the Dock Saltwater Fishing Tournament. Panacea, FL. Inshore / Offshore / Kayak Divisions / Cash Prizes / Jackpots / Raffles and more! For more information visit or call (850) 508-3379.

Apr. 28: Fishing for Kids Saltwater Trout Tournament, Sea Hag Marina, Steinhatchee. Net proceeds benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Shands Hospital. See or call (800) 284-6472.

Apr. 28: NEFAR Charity Bass Fishing Tournament, Palatka City Dock. Charity event for Haven Hospice. See or contact Nancie at (386) 325-2965 or Glenn at (904) 394-9132.

Apr. 28-29: Liberty County Senior Citizens Catfish Tournament, Bristol. Contact Rudy Sumner (850) 566-0812;

Apr. 29-May 2: Cheeca Lodge and Spa Tarpon Invitational, Islamorada. Contact: Betsy Bullard 305-587-1460 email:

Apr. 27-30: Halifax Sport Fishing Club Offshore Challenge, Port Orange. For more info,


May 3-6: Custom Shootout, Abaco Beach Resort, The Bahamas.

May 3-6: Bull & Cow Dolphin Tournament, Marathon. Call Nancy at (305) 289-0199, ex. 104;

May 3-6: Conch House Billfish Invitational, St. Augustine.

May 4-6: Yamaha Contender Miami Billfish Tournament, Miami Beach Marina, Miami Beach. Proceeds benefit marine conservation, education and promote preservation awareness. For info visit or call (305) 598-2525.

May 4-6: Wild West Kingfish Tournament Series Leg 2, Madeira Beach Call James Malz (727)647-2672

May TBA: Northeast Florida Bluewater Tournament, St. Augustine.

May 4-6: Nick Sheahan Dolphin Rodeo, Islamorada. Visit or email

May 4-7: Bull & Cow Dolphin Tournament, Marathon. Call Nancy at (305) 289-0199, ex. 104;

May 4-7 (2016): Winner’s Circle Charities Invitational Hosted by Mike Schmidt and HMY Yachts, Old Bahama Bay Resort. Call (561) 575-3962; visit

May 5: Annual Hogan Law Firm Charity Fishing Tournament, Bayport,FL. Contact

May 6-7: Ding Darling & Doc Ford Tarpon Tournament, Sanibel Island. In support of Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. For info call Birgie Vertesch (239) 292-0566;

May 6: Saltwater Tournament, Steinhatchee, Keaton Beach & Econfina. Call (352) 498-3008;

May 12: St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce 19th Annual Fishing Frenzy, Fort Pierce. Contact or (772) 595-9999 ext. 311.

May 11-15: Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo, Pompano Beach. Call John Good at (954) 942-4513;

May 12-13: Antigua Barbuda Sportfishing Tournament, Antiqua.

May 13: Fishin’ with a Mission Tournament, South Seas Island Resort, Captiva. For more information or to register, visit

May 13: Gotta Luv Them Fishing Tournament, Islamorada. Call Chris Trentine at (305) 481-5857; or visit

May 13-14: Jacksonville Kayak Fishing Classic. Call Mike Kogan at (904) 382-5007;

May 14 – Jul 22: 82nd Suncoast Tarpon Roundup, 501C3, to benefit Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Contact Charlie Crisp (813) 826-7548, More info at

May 15-17 : Florida Keys Dolphin Championship. Miami to Key West, FL. Over $87,400 in cash given away! Early registration fee is $500 and starts April 1 and ends May 1. Go to for all the details.\

May 15-17: Florida Keys Dolphin Championship, Key Largo to Key West. Keys-wide tournament with registration and weigh-in at five Keys locations. See;; or call Jim Sharpe (305) 395-8712.

May 17-20: Sailfish Shootout in the Grove, The Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour Marina. Abaco, Bahamas. For more info check out

May 18: Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament, Pompano Beach Pier. Call Maria B. Hector (954) 661-0175;

May 18-21: Halifax Sport Fishing Club Lady Anglers Tournament, Port Orange. For more info, contact Randy Beardsley, director (386) 804-0352;;

May 18-21: Bahamas Billfish Championship, Guana Cay. For more info, see

May 19-20: Blue Water Open Dolphin Mania Fishing Tournament, Fort Pierce. Held at the City Marina. Proceeds benefit local charities for the prevention of child abuse. Contact the Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation;

May 19-21: Casting for a Cause Tournament, Florida City. Call (305) 230-0264;

May 19-21: Fins Weekend, Miami. The Miami Dolphins Fins Weekend of fishing, games and social events. Contact Jason Jenkins at (954) 452-7174;

May 19-21: Florida Keys Dolphin Championship. Miami to Key West, FL. Go to for all the details.

May 21: Ed Dwyer’s Otherside Invitational, Port Canaveral.

May 21-24: Hawk’s Nest Billfish Blast, Cat Island.

May 21: Central Florida Offshore Anglers Fishing Tournament, Cape Canaveral. At Blue Points Marina. Ladies and Junior Divisions. For more info and rules go to

May 21-22: The Long Walk Home: Inaugural Fishing Tournament. Key Largo Fisheries, Key Largo, FL. For more information visit

May 22-23: Capt. Bob Lewis Billfish Challenge, Hard Rock Cafe Miami. Proceeds benefit a variety of charities. Contact Tracey Preston, Tournament Director, (786) 395-0395;;

May 22-23: Treasure Coast Builders Association Fishing Tournament, Stuart. Inshore and Offshore. Weigh-in at Pirates Cove Resort and Marina. Call (772) 464-8222 or for registration info.

May 25-28: The Custom Shootout, Abaco Beach Resort, The Bahamas. See

May 27-Sep. 4: CCA Florida STAR Competition, Statewide Family Friendly Competition. Tagged Redfish Sponsorship: Win a Truck or Boat Package. $500,000 in prizes. Contact director Leiza Fitzgerald, (352) 665-4868; Register at

May 28: Yamaha Dolphin Masters Invitational, Key West. Call John Stuempfig at (305) 304-7674;

May 31-June 3: Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament, Abaco Beach Resort, The Bahamas. See

May TBA: Treasure Coast Builders Association Fishing Tournament, Stuart. Inshore and Offshore. Weigh-in at Pirates Cove Resort and Marina. Call (772) 464-8222 or for registration info.

May TBA: Annual Ladies Fish-Off, Pompano Beach. For more information about the tournament or becoming a sponsor, please visit the website at or email the Ladies Fish-Off at

May TBA: Fins Weekend, Miami. The Miami Dolphins Fins Weekend of fishing, games and social events. Contact Jason Jenkins at (954) 452-7174;

May TBA: Boynton Beach Kiwanis 34th Annual Open Offshore Fishing Tournament. Boynton Beach, Florida. For more information and to sign up go to

May TBA : Capt. Bob Lewis Kids Fishing Classic, Miami. Proceeds benefit a variety of charities. Contact Tracey Preston, Tournament Director, (786) 395-0395.

May TBA: Battle of the Yacht Clubs Offshore Tournament, Halifax River Yacht Club. The only requirement for entry is that one member of either club must be on each vessel. Visit


May 31-June 3: Ladies Annual Fish-Off, Pompano Beach. Ladies Only tournament in its 25th year. Benefits Ronald McDonald House and The Billfish Foundation. See

June 1-24: ​41st Annual New Smyrna Beach Striker Tournament, New Smyrna Beach.​ Choose your own two days to fish. Call Dan Jacobs at 407-405-0102;

June 1-30: Florida East Coast Angler Action Derby. Encompasses entire coast, both inshore and offshore; recognition bash at River Palm Cottages and Fish Camp July 7. Family event that supports recreational angler data collection program. For more information email Holly Andreotta at (352) 302-9072;

June 1-6: Don Hawley Invitational Tarpon Tournament, contact for more information.

June 1: Palm Beach County KDW Classic, Riviera Beach. Call Tom Twyford at (561) 832-6780;

June 2-8: Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic, Biloxi. Contact Bobby Carter at (228) 239-2575 or email;

June 3: CASF’s Annual Tom Tucker Memorial Fishing Tournament, Bimini, Bahamas. Benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

June 4: 7th Annual Spartan Fishing Tournament, La Siesta Resort and Marina in Islamorada, FL, Contact: Scott Giberson. Email:;

June 5-7: The Original Big Pine & Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament, Sugarloaf KOA Marina. Catch a dolphin over 50 pounds and win $20,000. For more info contact The Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, (800) 872-3722;

June 5-8: Halifax Sport Fishing Club’s Annual Lady Angler Tournament, Ponce Inlet. Payouts for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for each species and overall. For more information, contact Randy Beardsley (386) 804-0352.

June 6: Florida 10th Annual Inshore Charity Fishing Tournament. Tampa, FL. Westshore Yacht Club (6003 Beacon Shores St. Tampa, FL.) Captains dinner will be Friday night June 5, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Cash prizes will be given for the largest snook, redfish and trout. There is also a chance to win a $25,000 tagged fish! All proceeds to benefit the Judeo Christian Health Clinic. For further information contact Deputy Patrick McLane (, 813-247-0913) or visit

June 6-7: The Ed Alber Tarpon Rodeo, Tampa Bay. For info contact;

June 7: Blue Water Open, Sebastian Inlet. Contact Karen McElveen at (727) 388-5609;

June 8: Florida Sport Fishing Association Offshore Slam, Port Canaveral. Check out or email Director Steve Goff at; (321) 453-9569.

June 8: Bossman Boats Redfish Tournament Series, New Smyrna Beach. See or call Melissa (888) 458-8864.

June 7-8: Annual Cobia Tournament, Homosassa. Call MacRae’s Bait & Tackle (352) 628-2602

June 8: Grand Slam/Castaways Kids Fishing Day, Jupiter. Contact Grand Slam Tournaments.

June 8-9: Second Annual Inshore Offshore Wars Fishing Tournament, Naples. Visit or contact George Zertopoulis Tournament Director (239)289-7744 or for more information.

June 8-9: Place of Hope’s Fish for Hope KDW Tournament, Palm Beach. For more information visit

June 9: Bulls for Brooke Fishing Tournament, Benefitting Brooke Thabit Sponsored by Gosling’s Rum, Stuart, Fl. Form more information visit:

June 9: Steinhatchee Nauti-Girls fishing Tournament. Benefitting the Steinhatchee community, Sponsored by the Steinhatchee Community Projects Board.

June 6-9: Pompano Beach Saltwater Slam, Hillsboro Inlet, Pompano Beach. Call (954) 725-4010;

June 7: 27th Annual Tallahassee Builders Association Saltwater Fishing Tournament in Carrabelle Fl. Cash prizes for various species and Grand Slams in both off-shore and in-shore divisions. Visit or e-mail

June 7: Steinhatchee Nauti Girls Tournament, Steinhatchee. For info, (352) 498-3008;

June 9: Halifax Sport Fishing Club Lady Angler Tournament, Port Orange. For more info, contact Randy Beardsley, director (386) 804-0352;

June 9-14: The Bahamas Billfish Championship. See

June 9-10: Steinhatchee Nauti Girls Fishing Tournament. For more information e-mail

June 10-13: Bahamas Billfish Championship, Harbour Island. For more information, see

June 10-12: Women’s Spring Tarpon Fly Tournament, Islamorada. Call Charlotte Ambrogio (305) 942-0428;

June 11: 14th Annual FIU Alumni Fishing Tournament, Miami. For more info see

June 11-13: 26th Annual Big Bend Saltwater Classic. Go to for more information.

June 13-14: Doug Johnson’s Reeling For Kids Charity Tournament, Steinhatchee. Call Laura Gavidi at (352) 372-5342;; Including The Boat Mirage Raffle, valued at over $70,000.00. $30,000 cash and prizes. To Benefit The Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County.

June 12-15: 43rd Annual Bill Hargreaves Fishing Rodeo. Grand Lagoon Yacht Club, Pensacola.

June 13-15:Third Annual University of Florida BCN (School of Construction Management) South Florida Club Offshore Fishing Tournament.Sands Harbor Resort, Pompano Beach, FL. Call Nick at 561-254-0910 or email ( for more information.

June 14-16: Big Bend Saltwater Classic, Carrabelle. Sponsored by the Organization for Artificial Reefs (OAR). Call Matt Lambert, Tournament Chair (850) 216-2272;

June 14: Miami Kiwanis Dolphin Tournament, Miami. Call George Cadman at (305) 322-3471;

June 14 : Fountain Mercury Kingbuster 400, St. Augustine. Call (904) 992-9600;

June 14: Annual Clay Roberts Memorial Inshore Slam Fishing Tournament, Jacksonville.; Call Capt. Bill Parker (904) 982-5799.

June 15: Bossman Boats Redfish Tournament Series, New Smyrna Beach. See or call Melissa (888) 458-8864.

June 15-16: Venice Gulf 2 Bay Classic, Venice. Offshore, inshore and kayak divisions. For info, contact Capt. Kevin M. Deiter at;; (941) 234-2041.

June 16-20: Gold Cup Tarpon Tournament, Islamorada. Contact Charlotte Ambrogio at (305) 664-8400;

June 17: Miami Outboard Club Dolphin Derby For more information, visit or email

June 17-20: Suncoast Saltwater Shootout – Inshore / Offshore / Billfish Divisions – Marina Jack Sarasota –

June 17-20: Baker’s Bay Invitational. Great Guana Cay, Abacos. For more information contact Ed Dwyer at or visit:

June 18: Gosling’s Rum 4th Annual Bulls for Brooke Fishing Tournament. Pirate’s Cove Resort & Marina, Stuart FL, for more information visit:

June 18-20: 5th Annual 102.5 The Bone Fishing Slam and BBQ Fest, Madeira Beach
FREE Entry, Fish From Land or Boat, 18 species, $20,000 Cash Prizes. Contact 727-216-6602 or

June 20-21: Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office Tournament, Tampa. Contact Deputy Steve Ferreira for more information at (813)-247-8115.

June 18: 17th Annual Horizons Benefit Tournament, Palm Beach. Call Lauryn Barry at (561) 494-6884;

June 19: Hospice Horizon’s Fishing Tournament, Palm Beach. Contact Amanda Bellarose for more info, (561)-909-7363

June 20-22: The King of the Inlet, Wahoo Event, Ponce Inlet. Contact Guy at (386) 290-1365;

June 21: 15th Annual Horizons Fishing Tournament, Riviera Beach Marina. Contact Franzannie Guiteau @ (561) 273-2242 for more information.

June 21-22: Pensacola Bud Light Fishing Rodeo. Flounder’s Chowder House, Pensacola Beach.

June 21-25 (2017): 15th Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin – the richest tournament on the Gulf Coast with purse up to $1.6 million. Call Julia for information at 910-264-3947 or email; find details at

June 23: Triple Threat Tournament, Bimini Bahamas. For more information visit

June 25: 6th Annual Lionfish Bash, Coconut Grove, Coral Reef Yacht Club, contact Lucy Foerster at,

June 25: 8th Annual “Hooked on Habitat” Redfish Tournament, run by Flatsmasters. Great prizes, great food, great cause! Proceeds benefit Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity. Visit

June 28: Lake Worth Fishing Tournament KDW, Lake Worth, Palm Beach Yacht Center. Limit 65 Boats. Contact Tuppens Marine & Tackle;

June 28-29: Jacksonville Saltwater Classic, Ft. George Marina, Jacksonville. Call (800) 546-4622;

June 29: Rat-L-Trap Classic, Lake Toho. For entry form and rules visit: For more information e-mail:

June 29-30: Fishing for the Dream Tournament, The Lighthouse Point Yacht and Racquet Club in Lighthouse Point. Organized by Deliver the Dream, a South Florida-based nonprofit that organizes retreats for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis. For more info call (954) 564-3512 and visit

May 18-July 26: Suncoast Tarpon Roundup, Egmont Key. Tournament fishing on weekends only. For info, call Charlie Crisp at (813) 826-7548;


June 29th- July 3rd: Pensacola International Billfish Tournament, Pensacola. Contact Pensacola Big Game Fishing Club at (850) 453 4638;

July 3-7: Bermuda Billfish Blast, Bermuda. Contact Dan Jacobs at (407) 571-4680;

July 7-10: Ancient City Kingfish Challenge, St. Augustine. Call (904) 825-1026;

July 7-11: Annual Caicos Classic Release Fishing Tournament, Turks & Caicos Islands. Call Art Pickering at (649) 231-0278;

July 8-9: 4th Annual Big Dog Fat Cat KDW Shootout. Benefits the Big Dog Rescue Ranch and the Vinceramos Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center. Palm Beach County. contact Bill Wummer (561) 315-3722 Home of Florida’s first LEED Gold Certified School

July 8-9: Reefbuilder Benefit Tournament & Lionfish Round-up, Stuart. Call (772) 223-1685;

July 9-12: Del Brown Permit Tournament, Fly-Only, Key West, FL. Contact Loren Rea at,

July 14: John Carroll High School “Golden Ram” Inshore Tournament, Harbortown Marina, Ft. Pierce,

July 15: Miami Outboard Club Dorado Challenge. For more information visit or contact

July 16: C-Quarters Youth Fishing Tournament, Carrabelle. See for more info.

July 18-23: AT&T Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament & Festival. Contact Bob Gipson at (904) 251-3011;

July 20-23: Key West Drambuie Marlin Tournament. Contact Scott Greene, tournament director, at (305) 292 2710 or;

July 21: OAPB-St.Coleman’s Walk on Water Tournament, Pompano Beach, FL. For more information visit

July 22: FLFA Junior Angler Free Inshore Tournament No.1, Sebastian

July 29-30: 12th Annual Marquardt’s Marina Offshore Classic, Mexico Beach. Call (850) 648-8900;

July 26-30: Yellowfin Billfish Classic (1st leg of the West Coast Triple Crown Billfish Series)
Sarasota FL, Contact 727-216-6602 or

July 29: 34th Annual Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo, Fernandina Beach.

July 30-31: Presidential Flamingo Fishing Rodeo, Costa Rica.


Aug. 4-7: Pompano Beach Saltwater Showdown. Contact Cassandra Kusmich, (954).725.4010.

Aug. 5-6: Sarasota Slam HBA Fishing Tournament, Sarasota. Contact Leslie Weed at (941) 907-4133;

Aug. 6-7: Annual Kingfish Shootout, C-Quarters Marina, Carrabelle. Net proceeds benefit The Leukemia Research Foundation. Visit for more info.

August 6: The Friendly Flamingo Tournament, Flamingo in Everglades Park. Snook, redfish, tarpon and seatrout event and benefits Everglades National Park. Check out or e-mail Contact Adam Gelber at (305) 989-9418 or Nick Rousakis at (305) 439-7413.

Aug 9-11: 2018 Anglers For The Cure Research and Awareness of Prostate Cancer for all MANKIND, West Palm Beach. Contact Adriana 561-707-8857 or visit for more information.

Aug 9-13: 31st Annual Crosthwait Billfish Classic (2nd leg of the West Coast Triple Crown Billfish Series)
Bradenton FL, Contact 727-216-6602 or

Aug 11: Ladies Pelagic Tournament, Pompano Beach, Fl. For more information visit

August 11-12: Stuart Sailfish Club Junior Angler Tournament, Stuart 772-286-9373

Aug. 12-13: Gator Classic Flathead Catfish Tournament, Gaskin Park Landing, Wewahitchka. Contact Dennis Peak (850) 340-1029;

Aug. 12-13: 4th Annual Grouper Grapple, Fort Myers Beach. Contact at (239) 437 6007;

Aug. 13: 5th Annual Trash Can Slam Fishing Tournament, Naples, Rhino Lodge. Contact Yasenia at (239) 263-4384 or by e-mail at

Aug. 13: Anchorage Aweigh Fishing Tournament, North Palm Beach. Kayak and Boat Divisions. For tournament rules and to register visit Contact Nancy Hensler @ 561-841-3386 for more information.

Aug. 15-16: Red Hot Slam, Tampa. Saltwater bowfishing tournament, over $10,000 in cash and prizes. Anyone interested can contact Danielle Edelmann at (813) 664-8700 or by e-mail at

Aug. 19: Anglers For The Cure – Research and Awareness of Prostate Cancer for all MANKIND, (2 Tournaments in 1) 3rd Annual KDW Fishing Tournament and New Annual King of the Kings Tournament. Rybovich Superyacht Marina, West Palm Beach, FL Contact Adriana for details at 561-707-8857 or visit

Aug. 19-20: 4th Annual Treasure Coast Bonito Blast, Port Salerno, For more info contact Kim Emmons at (309) 453-2170. For additional information visit

Aug. 19-20: 5th Annual Panther Baseball Alumni Redfish Tournament, Fort Myers Beach. Go to for all details.

Aug 25 – 29: 44th Annual Old Salt LOOP Billfish Tournament (3rd and final leg of the West Coast Triple Crown Series) Madeira Beach FL, Contact 727-216-6602 or

Aug. 27: Annual Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association Kingfish Tournament, Mexico Beach. Go to for full details.


Sept. 1: 4th Annual 4H Grand Slam Fishing Tournament. Ft. Pierce City Marina. For more information call 772-232-3594 or email

Sept. 7: Battle on the Bay, Palmetto Bay. Benefitting the Dan Marino Foundation. Contact Roddy Gonzalez @ (305) 467-9688 for more information.

Sept. 9-10: Indian River Medical Center’s Charity Fishing Tournament, Sebastian. All proceeds go to the United Way of Indian River County. For more information contact Ann Rieben at or call (772) 539-2664.

Sept 8: Bossman Boats Redfish Tournament Series, New Smyrna Beach. See or call Melissa (888) 458-8864.

Sept 8: Snapper Master Tournament, Pompano Beach, Fl. For more information visit

Sept 8-10: Annual Old Salt Inshore / Offshore Ladies Fishing Tournament Madeira Beach FL, Contact 727-216-6602 or

Sept. 9-12: Islamorada Invitational Fall Fly Bonefish tournament, Islamorada. Contact Rick Orcutt (305)

Sept. 10: 3rd Annual KDW Sports Fishing Tournament “Chasen’Tailz,” Jupiter, FL. See for more information. All proceeds to go benefit the National Gaucher Foundation, fundraiser benefiting Chase Warren. Contact Summer Warren at (561) 201-7757 for additional information.

Sept. 12 (2015): Southern Tournament Backwater Classic, Naples. Call (239) 825-8311;

Sept. 15-17: Tighten the Drag Inshore Fishing Slam Charity Tournament, Tampa. To benefit spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Contact Sheila Tramontana @ (813) 363-7672 or for more information. Also visit

Sept. 16-17 Miami Outboard Club Swordfish Marathon. For more information visit or contact

Sept. 16-18: Herman Lucerne Memorial Tournament, Key Largo;;

Sept. 17: 2nd Annual Lady Raider Inshore Slam, Steinhatchee, Florida (Sea Hag Marina). Contact Gene Findley (352) 316-3117 for more information.

Sept. 22: 2018 Hernando Builders Association Fishing Tournament, Hernando Beach, Florida. For more information, call Nita Melaugh @352.596.1114 or email at

Sept. 24-27: Marathon International Bonefish Tournament, Marathon. Call Laural at (305) 304-8682

Sept. 24: 12th Annual Fillet and Release Tournament, Fort Myers Beach. To benefit Hope Hospice. For more info contact Ralph Andrew (239) 222-6787 or visit

Sept. 26-28: Oldest City Red Trout Celebrity Redbone, St. Augustine. (904) 733-3560; For the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Sept. 23-24: 4th Annual SWFL Rockin and Reeling Fishing Tournament, Placida. Inshore/Offshore. Visit or contact Melanie Markel at (941) 625-0804 for more information.

Sept. 23-24: Michael Shields Memorial Inshore Open at River Palms Cottages, Jensen Beach, FL. Benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County. For more information contact Juliet Ciaravino, (772) 545.1255 or Check out the website at

Sept. 23-24: Curtis Anders Memorial Florida Catfish Classic, Gaskin Park Landing, Wewahitchka. Contact Don Minchew (850) 814-3180 or (850) 639-2605;

Sept. 23-25: 17th Annual Take Stock in Children Backcountry Challenge, Key Largo. Proceeds benefit local Rotary scholarships. Contact Mike (305) 852-4087.

Sept. 30: Fishing for Hearts Inshore Photo Release Tournament, Tampa Bay. Benefits Athletes for Hearts & Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay. Contact Janice Davis (813) 258 6430;

Sept. 26 – Oct. 26: 3rd Annual Bluewater Bay Marina Complex Swordfish Showdown, Bluewater Bay Marina Complex. For more information call (850) 897-2821 or visit

Sept. 30- Oct.1: Publix Mad Dog Mandich Tournament, Islamorada; Contact Leah (305) 667-0399.


Oct. 3-5: Full of Bull Redfish Tournament, Jacksonville. At Beach Marine in Jacksonville Beach, with the Hook the Future Kid’s Dock Tournament. For more info, visit or contact Frank at; (904) 465 4552.

Oct. 5-7: The Yerrid Foundation National Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s Grand Slam Fishing Tournament, Saint Petersburg. For more info, visit , or contact Shamus Warren, or 813-269-0955.

Oct 5-7: Wild West Kingfish Tournament Series Leg 3, Madeira Beach Call James Malz (727)647-2672

Oct. 7-8: Hooked on Hope Inshore Tournament, St. Petersburg. To benefit breast cancer research. Check; Lori Deaton, (813) 967-5032.

Oct. 7-9: Baybone Celebrity, Key Largo. Call Gary Ellis (305) 664-2002;;

Oct. 9-12: Islamorada All-Tackle Bonefish Tournament, Islamorada. Contact Betsy Bullard;

October 13 -14, 2017 Saltwater Sisters (Lady Angler Tournament), Stuart Sailfish Club 772-286-9373

Oct. 13-15: Wild West Kingfish Tournament Series – Leg 3. Madeira Beach, FL. For more information visit

Oct. 14-15: Casting for Cats, Islamorada. Call Sharon (305) 393-6174.

Oct. 14-16: Mercury Grand Slam Celebrity Tournament, St. Petersburg. Call (813) 269-0955;

Oct. 16: 18th Annual Pine Island Elementary Fishing Tournament & Kid Derby. Sponsored by

Oct 19-21: Wild West Kingfish Tournament Series Showdown, Madeira Beach Call James Malz (727)647-2672

Oct. 20-22: Fall Sailfish Classic at New Smyrna Marina. For more information contact Dina Magdovitz at or (321) 236-0102.

Oct. 22: T-Rex 1 Fish 2 Fish Tournament, Marco Island. Guaranteed $10,000 payout! For more information call Jack Stroube at (239) 595-2170 or visit

Oct. 22: Halifax Sportfishing Club Inshore Classic, Port Orange. For more info, contact Randy Beardsley, director (386) 804-0352;;

Oct. 25: HOOKED UP FOR TATAS FISHING TOURNAMENT PLANTATION ON CRYSTAL RIVER. Register your team at or call (352) 304-1323.

Oct. 28: Highlands County Sheriff’s Office second annual bass tournament, Lake Istokpoga. For more information

Oct. 29: Mangrove Coast/Coastal Conservation Association Fall Fly Fishing Challenge, Sarasota. Please call Steve Gibson for more info (941) 284-3406 or Rick Grassett (941) 923-7799.


Nov 3–5: Old Salt 23rd Annual Fall King of the Beach / Mad Beach Food Fest 100k in Cash Payouts, Overall, Single Engine, Ladies, Youth and Spanish Mac Divisions, 30 mile boundary Madeira Beach FL, Contact 727-216-6602 or

Nov 4-6: Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament, Naples, Goodland & Everglades City. Contact Nikkie @ (239) 403-4219 or visit for more info.

Nov. 4-6: Redbone Celebrity, Islamorada. Call Gary Ellis (305) 664-2002;

Nov. 10-12: The Annual Cheeca Lodge All American Backcountry Fishing Tournament, contact Julie Olsen at or call (305)517-4449 for more information.

Nov. 16-19: El Salvador International Billfish Tournament, Bahia del Sol. An all-release billfish tournament, with a variety of divisions. Grand Prize a Brand new 2013 Pursuit 180C Center Console. An IGFA tournament. Email Paco Saca: or Marco Antonio Zabla @

Nov. 19: Fish United Way Tournament, Lake Parrish: FPL Manatee Power Plant cooling reservoir. Lake Parrish is world famous for its Bass and Crappie fishing. It is usually closed to the public. All the money raised is shared by United Way of South Sarasota County, United Way Suncoast and United Way of Manatee County. For more info visit

Nov. 18-20: Deep Water Cay Bonefish Classic, Grand Bahama Island. Call Gary Ellis (305) 664-2002;;


Dec. 1-4 : 28th Annual Sailfish Classic Pirates Cove Resort and Marina, Port Salerno, Florida. Contact Kaitlin (561) 801-5137,

Dec. 7-11: Operation Sailfish, Sailfish Marina, Singer Island (1st Leg in the Quest for the Crest Sailfish Series)

Dec. 10-13: Stuart Sailfish Club Light Tackle Tournament. Sailfish Point, Stuart Fl. For more information contact Allison Wigley at (772) 341-6737 or write the club at

Dec. 13-15: Islamorada Junior Sailfish Tournament, Islamorada. Call Tammy Gurgiolo at (305) 240-9337;

December 14-17, 2017 64th Annual Stuart Sailfish Club Light Tackle Tournament 772-286-9373


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