@ Large Sunrise/Sunset Celebrity Tarpon Tournament
April 15-17, 2016
One of approximately 30 events held each year whose proceeds
benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Highlights include a kick-off welcome reception
with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and silent auction; daily continental breakfast and dockside lunch and
beach buffet for anglers.
Contact: Susan Ellis 305-664-2002
April 22-24, 2016
A family-formatted boat tournament
that features nine target gulf and backcountry species. Trophies are to be offered top boats in weight and
release categories, as well as private vessel and charter divisions. A junior release
division is also planned for anglers up to age 10.
Contact: Dianne Harbaugh 305-522-4868
May 04-6, 2016
A tournament honoring the memory of Nick Sheahan, a Florida Keys student, funds from this event benefit a namesake
community scholarship fund, distributing $126,000 to date. Hosted at Tavernier
Creek Marina, cash prizes and $25,000 to the
angler with the dolphin that beats the state record. Hosted at Tavernier
Creek Marina, entry fee for adults is $150, $35 for juniors.