Fishing Tournament Information

  • Captain’s Meeting

    Oct 5th 6pm – TailWater Outfitters in Palm Harbor

  • Tournament

    Oct 6th, 7am – 4pm : Weigh in/Awards at the Tarpon Springs Yacht Club

  • Boat Limit

    50 Boat Maximum

  • Fishing

    Inshore Fishing Tournament with prizes for Snook, Red Fish, Trout, Grand Slam and a “wild card”

  • Prizes

    Over $10,000 in cash and prizes!!!!

  • Early Registration for Dorado Boat Owner’s fishing out of their Dorado will begin May 15th, 2017
  • Open Registration will begin July 15th, 2017
  • Mandatory Captains Meeting will be October 6th at 6pm
  • Tournament is Saturday October 7th from 7am-4pm
  • 40 Boat Maximum
  • Inshore Fishing Tournament with prizes for Snook, Red Fish, Trout, Grand Slam and a “wild card”
  • Over $10,000 in cash and prizes!!!!

General Information

  • 50 Boat Maximum
  • All 1st place category winners fishing out of a Dorado Boat will receive a BONUS payout
  • Inshore Fishing Tournament with prizes for Snook, Red Fish, Trout, Grand Slam and a “wild card”

Rules

  • “Shotgun” start 7am at Dunedin Causeway
  • Must be at weigh in by 4:00pm. Photos must be submitted no later than 4pm.
  • All fish must be taken on rod and reel with live or artificial bait only
  • Any person on a tournament fishing boat MUST be entered in the tournament, NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
  • The iAngler Tournament App (free app) must be used to submit your fish catches and information
  • BOUNDARIES: John’s Pass to Hudson Beach
  • BOAT SAFETY: Any boat operated in an unsportsmanlike or unsafe manner will be disqualified
  • All anglers must adhere to Florida State regulations and are responsible for obtaining their own fishing and boating licenses.

Scoring:

  • Each team is eligible for one prize only. If any team has 2 fish as possible winners they will be awarded the larger of the two prizes.
  • In the event of a tie, the first fish photo received will be the winner (as determined by the app).
  • The iAngler Tournament App will be used to log in your fish during the tournament. The iAngler Tournament App is a free download. You will use your personal electronic device to take photos and submit them via the app. The app will track the time of the catch and points will determine the winners.
  • Points will be awarded for longest overall slam (Snook, Redfish and Trout), Longest Snook, Longest Redfish, Longest Trout and Longest “wild card”. One point will be awarded per inch.
Dorado Boats Fishing Tournament Fall Classic

Benefiting the Toys for Tots Foundation

The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community.