Islamorada Charter Boat Association

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Welcome to the 
Islamorada Charter Boat Association Website!
We are committed to banding together and protecting the fish and fishermen that we love so much in the sport fishing capital of the world, Islamorada, Florida. Please join us and help fight for our special fishery.

• Become a Member!
Click here for the Charter Boat Association Member Application

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Send us photos of your recent catches out of Islamorada, FL

Get Informed!
Don’t let your fishing grounds be closed without proper research and science to back sound management decisions. Click here for more information.
Make sure you attend the Ecosystem Protection workshops to be held:
 Ecosystem Protection Workshop Dates
 May 13-14
June 10-11
July 8-9
 2014 SAC meeting dates
June 17
August 19
October 21
December 9

Up Next...


17th Annual Keys Kids Fishing Derby
September 27, 2014
Fishing tournament for Florida Keys resident kids age 10 and under. One day fishing event from shoreline, backcountry or offshore.
14th Annual Take Stock in Children Backcountry Challenge
September 26-28, 2014
For philanthropic anglers, this popular annual gathering proffers an important fundraising opportunity while fishing trout, snook and redfish. Proceeds benefit both local Rotary Club of Key Largo scholarships and Take Stock in Children, a statewide scholarship program for children in seventh through 12th grades. Trophies for first through third place are to be awarded anglers in adult and pro divisions, as well as first-place snook, trout and redfish prizes for juniors age 17 and under.
Contact: Mike Shipley 305-304-0421
7th Annual Publix Mad Dog Mandich Fishing Classic
October 03-04, 2014
A top boat prize of $5,000 cash and a trophy is to be awarded to the team scoring the highest cumulative weight of the tournament's target species — dolphin, kingfish, tuna and wahoo. The second-place team is to receive $1,000 and a trophy, and $500 and a trophy apiece are to be awarded to the anglers who catch the heaviest of each of the target species. Additional trophies await the top female and junior anglers as well those catching the top grouper and snapper. A portion of the proceeds are to benefit Mariners Hospital Oncology Services.
Contact: Leah 305-667-0399
Islamorada Fall All-Tackle Bonefish & Permit Championship
October 13-15, 2014
Known locally as the "Fall All-Tackle," the three-day challenge attracts energized newcomers to face seasoned veterans, in a competitive format since 1970. Up to 25 participants can fish in the tournament. One angler per boat pairs with a licensed captain to vie for division winners' trophies. Permit was added to the 2013 challenge for the first time, and the three largest bonefish and three largest permit are to be scored by length, not weight.
Contact: Betsy Bullard 305-587-1460