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Florida Keys - Archive (Fishing News)

2024
March
01,
2024
| 19:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Anglers targeting bull sharks can compete in either inshore or offshore divisions during the inaugural Spanish Fly Shark Tournament set for Friday through Sunday, April 5-7.The all-release tournament is organized by the Jose Wejebe Memorial Foundatio...
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February
13,
2024
| 17:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Scott Christian of Milton, Georgia, earned 719 points for released barracuda to win the fly division of the 2024 Cuda Bowl Tournament that ended Feb. 10 in the Lower Florida Keys. Guided by Captain Chad Huff of Marathon, Florida, he was named the div...
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February
12,
2024
| 18:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Captains Pauly Ross of Tavernier, Florida, and KC Spaulding from Islamorada captured grand champion team honors during the Swamp Guides Ball tournament that ended Feb. 3.The all-release backcountry fishing challenge targets bonefish, redfish and snoo...
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February
05,
2024
| 22:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Captain Trevor Frins of Tavernier, Florida, led his team aboard Hillbilly Deluxe to its second straight win at the Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament that ended Jan. 21.Team anglers Jess Frins, Tyler Webb, Cody Gunther and Hank Pinder, all...
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January
23,
2024
| 20:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Islamorada’s Captain Brian Cone led team Trophy Hunter to first place in the Islamorada Fishing Club Captain’s Cup Sailfish Tournament that ended Jan. 17, also achieving the team’s second win in the three-leg Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championsh...
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January
17,
2024
| 16:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Two kingfish totaling 84.4 pounds earned the Pro Marine team top honors in the pro division of the Key West Kingfish Mayhem Tournament that ended Jan. 14. The team, led by Captain Jim Naset and headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, consisted of K...
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January
16,
2024
| 09:36 AM Europe/Amsterdam
ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys -- A scientific examination of how the environment, weather patterns, moon phases and tides factor into a successful fishing day is to be highlighted at a popular angling seminar set for Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Coral Shores...
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January
12,
2024
| 16:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Fish for Holly Sailfish Tournament set a new tournament record with 165 sailfish releases, achieved by large field of 334 registered anglers fishing on 70 boats. The popular Upper Keys event ended Jan. 6 in Islamorada.Grand champion angler Meliss...
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January
05,
2024
| 15:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Jan. 5-6: Fish for Holly Sailfish Tournament. Islamorada. Created to raise money for Keys scholarships and domestic violence initiatives, this memorial tournament honors the late Holly Given, a Keys resident and avid angler. Participants gather at th...
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2023
December
27,
2023
| 15:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The fun-filled backcountry fishing challenge known as the Swamp Guides Ball is set for Feb. 2-3, 2024, in Islamorada. The 34th annual all-release tournament targets redfish, snook and bonefish.All anglers are welcome to compete and are not required t...
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December
20,
2023
| 15:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The final leg of the three-event Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship Series, the Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament, is scheduled Friday through Sunday, Jan. 19-21, 2024, in Islamorada.           Kickoff for “The Presidential” is s...
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December
19,
2023
| 20:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Anglers from North Carolina and the Florida Keys, fishing on Trophy Hunter with Islamorada’s Captain Brian Cone, clinched their second consecutive win at the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament that concluded Sunday, Dec. 3.Mark Mitchell and Kenneth Padge...
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December
19,
2023
| 19:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A field of elite anglers is to compete in the Islamorada Fishing Club Captain’s Cup Sailfish Tournament set for Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 16-17, 2024. The all-release challenge is the second tournament in the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Sai...
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December
13,
2023
| 17:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Angling teams targeting kingfish can vie for mastery and substantial cash prizes during the 2024 Key West Kingfish Mayhem tournament. Slated for Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 11-14, the event takes place in waters where sizeable king mackerel gather ...
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December
12,
2023
| 17:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After a three-year in-person absence due to COVID 19, the Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series is to return to the Florida Keys live Saturday, Jan. 27, at Coral Shores Performing Arts Center, mile marker 89.9 oceanside in Islamorada.The 9 a.m...
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December
11,
2023
| 18:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Scheduled each year during the winter Florida Keys sailfish season, the 6th annual Fish For Holly Sailfish Tournament is set for Friday and Saturday, Jan. 5-6, 2024, in Islamorada. The family-friendly catch-and-release angling challenge is named in h...
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November
21,
2023
| 16:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Captain Shawn McKay of Sugarloaf Key and angler Gannon Dudlar of Key West, Florida, earned 1,250 points and the spin division grand championship in the Sugarloaf Showdown that ended Nov. 18 in the Lower Florida Keys.The duo released six barracuda, th...
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November
17,
2023
| 16:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Angler Jim Bokor Jr. of Buffalo, New York, fishing with Islamorada’s Captain Richard Black, won the 2023 Cheeca Lodge & Spa All-American Backcountry Tournament held Nov. 9-11.The tournament uses a unique format for backcountry fishing, scoring points...
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October
25,
2023
| 20:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
SUGARLOAF KEY, Florida Keys — The Lower Florida Keys’ wiliest in-water inhabitants are to lure angling teams to the 10th annual Sugarloaf Showdown, a fundraising fishing tournament scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 16-18.Presented by the Lowe...
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October
17,
2023
| 20:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys — The Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship triple-crown series is to open with the 60th annual Islamorada Sailfish Tournament set for Thursday, Nov. 30, through Sunday, Dec. 3. The tournament is a primary fundraiser fo...
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October
02,
2023
| 16:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
KEY LARGO, Florida Keys — A father-and-son duo from South Florida earned top honors at Key Largo’s annual Take Stock in Children Backcountry Challenge that ended Sept. 24. James Hobales, guided by his father, Captain Jim Hobales, took the backcountry...
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September
27,
2023
| 16:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
KEY WEST, Florida Keys — A South Florida woman and her two children each earned first-place “master angler” titles in the Key West Fishing Tournament, a long-running challenge that spans eight months, after topping the leaderboard in their respective...
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July
24,
2023
| 13:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Releases of a white marlin and a sailfish proved to be the winning combination for the Outer Limits team, skippered by veteran Key West captain Jay Miller, at the 41st annual Key West Marlin Tournament that ended Saturday, July 22, off the Florida Ke...
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July
21,
2023
| 13:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Evan Carruthers of Maple Plain, Minnesota, caught and released four permit to earn 500 points and the title of grand champion angler at the 2023 Del Brown Permit Tournament that ended July 19. The tournament honors the late angling legend Brown, who ...
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July
19,
2023
| 13:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Fishing is in the blood of charter captain Nick Stanczyk of Islamorada, who is known as a Florida Keys swordfish fishing pioneer. The legendary Stanczyk family has owned and operated Bud N' Mary's Sportfishing Marina since 1978.Nick, 38, is the son o...
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July
12,
2023
| 16:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The annual two-day spiny lobster sport season and beginning of the traditional lobster harvesting season in the Florida Keys are only a few weeks away and area officials want visitors and residents to have an enjoyable, safe and environmentally non-i...
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July
10,
2023
| 11:38 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Captain Jimmy Johnson of Key West, Florida, caught a 43.48-pound mahi-mahi to win the Florida Keys PBA Dolphin Tournament that concluded June 25. The monster mahi, caught while Johnson fished on his boat Double J, far outweighed all others during the...
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July
03,
2023
| 11:41 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Team Natural II scored a 22.06-pound dolphin fish to take first place in the Key West Association of Realtors Charity Fishing Tournament that ended July 1.
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June
08,
2023
| 13:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Team Reel Tight Marine Detail took first place at the ninth annual Skippers Dolphin Tournament held June 2-4 out of Skippers Dockside Restaurant in Key Largo.
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May
30,
2023
| 11:16 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Anglers can compete for cash prizes and benefit a worthy cause during the Key West Association of Realtors Charity Fishing Tournament scheduled Friday and Saturday, June 30 and July 1, in the waters around the island city and the Lower Florida Keys....
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