- The 2012 Sailfish Challenge Results
- Lionfish, Anyone?
- Fishing for a Cause
- Bass Fishing Kids Hit Lake Ida
- Bahamas “Wahoo Smackdown” Tournament Lands Big Turnout
- Lionfish Derby A Success
- Lady Angler Wins D.O.A. Paddlers Event
- Operation Sailfish Delivers Record Setting Purse in Palm Beach
- 2013 Young Boats Owners’ Tournament
- Golden Fly Tarpon Tourney Results
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.
Justin Ownby, of Tampa, Florida, and Graham Taylor, of Lutz, Florida, weighed a two-redfish limit that totaled 14.42 pounds to win the final regular-season event for the Florida West Division of the IFA Redfish Tour presented by Cabela’s on Sept. 12 at Ruskin, Florida. The team won a total of $28,249 in winnings.
After a front blew through the area on Saturday, the kayak angler faced rainy conditions during the competition. Without an opportunity to pre-fish, Lai leaned on his past experiences and looked to his trusty fishing log to get on quality fish.
The number of Bonito landed may have been low on August 22nd, a slow fish day, but the number of registered boats for the Treasure Coast Bonito Blast (TCBB) rose to 136, holding its place as one of the biggest tournaments on the Treasure Coast. Temperature soared to 94, but so did enthusiasm.
Florida Oceanographic Society recently announced the winners of its Inaugural Youth Fishing Tournament. The tournament, which was open to all participants in Florida Oceanographic’s Game Fish and Fish Games youth fishing clinic, gave young anglers more than two months to put their new fishing skills to the test on our local waterways.
The weather, the venue, the fishing and the camaraderie all came together perfectly for the second annual Florida Sportsman Bass & Birdies Classic, beamed tournament director Rick Ryals.
The 16th Annual Hospice Horizons Fishing Tournament took place, June 20th at Riviera Beach Marina. Catch One for the Kids caught much more than fish, capturing the attention and charitable hearts of local anglers, individuals and businesses, alike.
The history of bluefin tuna fishing at Cat Cay goes way back—back to the start of big game fishing in Florida. In fact Cat Cay—a tiny, one-by-two-mile island about 60 miles east of Miami—is closely linked with all American big game fishing, because the pursuit of the giant bluefin there and off Bimini just a few miles to the north in the spring and early summer shaped the early development of big game tackle, boats and angling in the country.
A variety of women and a few lucky men spent the weekend sharing fishing knowledge at the Treasure Coast “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” (LLGF) University May 29-31 at the Stuart Corinthian Yacht Club, Stuart, FL.
For those who think it will not be possible to find one of these STAR tagged redfish guess again! We just received our first call reporting the capture and RELEASE of one of these prize winning fish! Capt. Josh Fritz reported the fish that his client caught this morning in the Chassahowitzka area.
J. R. Witt, of Sarasota, Florida, and Jason Tari, of North Port, Florida, weighed a two-redfish limit that totaled 14.78 pounds to win the first regular-season event for the Florida West Division of the IFA Redfish Tour presented by Cabela’s on March 7 at Punta Gorda, Florida.
An unusually slow bite forced 43 teams to make every opportunity count in the inaugural Sailfish 400 tournament held in Miami on January 16 & 17. A purse in excess of $574,000 kept the teams on their toes despite lackluster fishing. At any second, one fish could make the difference between 10th place and 1st place.
The Darrell Gwynn Foundation is a charitable organization whose mission is to provide support for people living with paralysis and to prevent spinal cord injuries. Their flagship fundraising event, a fishing tournament called Hot Rods and Reels, is held each year at the Homestead Miami Speedway on the infield lake.
The 3rd Annual Northeast Florida Sportsman Bash & Tournament held this past weekend was an overwhelming success, raising more money than any other FS Forum based tournament in the past. Thanks to our hard working and dedicated voluntary Forum moderators and tournament directors, this years NE Bash & Tournament raised over $20,000 for Yvonne Tison, who is battling Lyme Disease.
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