Tournament News


Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

For backcountry anglers looking to improve their odds to win cash, trophies and bragging rights for the upcoming Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival in Islamorada, there’s a unique opportunity to add one of the country’s top fly fishermen to their team as an angler.


Wahoo Weekend to Kickoff 2016 Series

The historic Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina is continuing its tradition of hosting memorable fishing tournaments by announcing an expanded series in 2016 starting with the Wahoo Weekend on March 3-6.

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“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University Comes to Ft. Myers/Matlacha

Back by popular demand, the nonprofit Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation will offer its Gulf Coast educational event to the Ft. Myers area March 12-13, 2016 at the Matlacha Community Center.

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Florida Sportsman Kayak Challenge 2016

Join us for a bass fishing tournament at the St. Lucie County Fairgrounds just west of Ft. Pierce on January 23rd, 2016 for the Florida Sportsman Kayak Challenge.


Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

What do you get when you combine world-class fishing, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and world-renowned conservationist and artist Guy Harvey? A one-of-a-kind marine conservation festival and tournament in the Florida Keys!

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Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament

In its 50th year, the Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament, owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida and sponsored by the Miami Marlins, is the premier not-for-profit fishing tournament in the southeast benefiting education and research.

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Plantation Redfish Classic a Huge Success

Plantation on Crystal River’s Inaugural Plantation Redfish Classic took place on Saturday, September 19 with 46 boats and 132 participants. More than $6000 was handed out in cash prizes which included first, second and third place for largest redfish, trout and grouper. Capt. Clay Shidler with Hang’em High Sport Fishing, Braxton Blitch with Team Woods/Blitch Fishing, and Paul Cross, Plantation on Crystal River’s Adventure Center and Dive Shop manager took home the $3000 first place prize for largest redfish.

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3rd Annual Treasure Coast Bonito Blast

August 22nd the popular Bonito Blast returns to the Treasure Coast. Florida’s summer seas are rich with migrating bonito. Though usually unappreciated and discarded, on tournament day, we make it up to them.


Only 30 Days Left to Win a Boat

I’m sure you know the story about leading a horse to water, well when it comes to the CCA FL…»


102.5 The Bone Fishing Slam & BBQ Festival

The Old Salt Fishing Foundation presents the 5th Annual 102.5 The Bone Fishing Slam and BBQ Festival. This family friendly, inshore – offshore FREE fishing tournament will be held June 18th, 19th & 20th, 2015.


CCA STAR Tournament – A New STAR Rises

The CCA STAR Tournament has been a summertime staple for anglers in Texas and Louisiana for many years, on May 23, anglers in Florida will finally have an opportunity to get in on the action with CCA Florida’s inaugural STAR Tournament.

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“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Weekend Offers Angling Fun in South Florida

Women, men and teens are invited to tackle fishing skills at the South Florida “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University, April 17-19, 2015 at the I.T. Parker Community Center, Dania Beach, FL.


15th Annual Halifax Sport Fishing Club Offshore Challenge

The Halifax Sport Fishing Club is pleased to announce the 15th ANNUAL OFFSHORE CHALLENGE. This is an offshore fishing tournament for wahoo, dolphin and kingfish.

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The Sailfish Challenge Returns to South Florida

The largest sailfish tournament in the country, the Sailfish Challenge, is returning to Fort Lauderdale on February 5th. Over 60 boats are pre-registered and ready to battle for a purse that is expected to exceed $375,000. It’s another shot closer to winning the Quest for the Crest Sailfish Series and the chance at the champion’s burgundy jacket.

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Florida Pro Redfish Series

Florida Pro Redfish Series, boasts two divisions: east coast division and west coast division. There are three tournaments in each division and an all-inclusive championship hosted in Panama City.

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Big Game Club Announces Wahoo Smackdown VI

The early bird catches the wahoo? Well that might be true in some fishing circles, but the advantage of registering…»