23 February 2017

Million-Dollar Purse at Stake During Jimmy Johnson Fishing Week in Key Largo

Two-time Super Bowl–winning coach Jimmy Johnson combines two of his favorite sports, football and fishing, during his namesake Jimmy Johnson Fishing Championship Week. The three-way sportfish event, set for March 8-11 in the Florida Keys, is to award $1 million — an amount organizers consider the largest guaranteed purse winnings in sport-fishing history.
09 February 2017

March Merkin Permit Tournament to Draw Fly Anglers to Lower Keys

Permit is the target species for fly anglers on the flats during the 2017 March Merkin Permit Tournament scheduled Monday through Thursday, March 13-16.  
 
06 February 2017

Florida and Virginia Anglers Win Florida Keys’ Cuda Bowl

Heidi Andrews of Vero Beach, Florida, released 281.5 inches of barracuda to win the spin division of the 2017 Cuda Bowl Tournament that ended Feb. 4 in Key West. 
27 January 2017

Islamorada Winter Fishing Classic Weekend Kicks Off Feb. 24

Designed to appeal to anglers of all ages, the Islamorada Winter Classic team event is set for Friday through Sunday, Feb. 24-26.
24 January 2017

Team ‘Indigenous’ Captures Cheeca Presidential Win

Captain Travis Dickens of Islamorada led his team aboard Indigenous to the overall win of the 27th annual Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament that ended Jan. 21. 
11 January 2017

South Florida Team ‘Pisces’ Wins Key Largo Sailfish Tournament

Top trophy honors went to team Pisces, led by Captain Greg Graham of Homestead, Florida, at the Key Largo Sailfish Challenge that ended Jan. 9 in Key Largo.
05 December 2016

Team Relentless Wins Islamorada Sailfish Tournament; Gold Cup Series Under Way

Second-generation charter captain Paul Ross of Islamorada led his anglers aboard Relentless to the win at the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament that concluded Sunday, Dec. 4. The tournament kicked off the renowned triple-crown Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series.
16 November 2016

South Florida Team Wins Sugarloaf Showdown in Lower Florida Keys

Six permit, three bonefish and three barracuda releases were the winning combination for the team of Captain Kyle Giampaoli of Naples, Florida, and Sugarloaf Key’s Justin Rea at the recent Sugarloaf Showdown. 
14 November 2016

Michigan Angler Wins Islamorada’s Cheeca All-American Backcountry Tournament

Tom McGraw of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, won top honors at the Cheeca Lodge All-American Backcountry tournament that ended Nov. 12.