Upcoming Fishing Events
6th Annual Fishin' Chix Pink Rubber Boots Ladies Fishing Rodeo
May 31—June 2, 2012
It's time for women to get in touch with their inner fish. Mark your calendar for this annual event held at Pensacola Beach. There will be a Captain's Meeting on May 31 at Flounder's on Pensacola Beach. Compete in seven categories for the biggest redfish, ladyfish, bluefish, speckled trout, king mackerel, spanish mackerel or red snapper! For details, call (850) 916-4444 or visit www.fishinchix.com.clubpress.com.
25th Annual Junior Angler Tournament
June 15—16, 2012
Pensacola Big Game Fishing Club invites all junior anglers, under 19 years of age, to this annual 2-day tournament hosted at the beautiful WCI Lost Key Marina and Yacht Club in beautiful Perdido Key, Florida. Categories include first through third place, tournament champion, top boat awards. Fish categories include: tuna, wahoo, dolphin, bonita, snapper, king mackerel and amberjack. For details visit www.pbgfc.com.
42nd Annual Bill Hargreaves Fishing Rodeo
June 15—17, 2012 @ Grand Lagoon Yacht Club
Enter the fishing tournament with dad and have your chance at winning cold hard cash. There are 32 fish categories in the Junior Division awarding $50 Savings Bonds in each. The Hargreaves Rodeo awards the most prizes to junior anglers of any rodeo in town. Registration tickets are $35.00 for anglers 13 years and older, which includes tax and a Fish Fry ticket. Anglers 12 and under fish free and are encouraged to pre-register. Visit their website today by going to www.billhargreavesfishingrodeo.com.
41st Annual Pensacola International Billfish Tournament
July 5—8, 2012
The Pensacola Big Game Fishing Club hosts one of the country's largest billfish tournaments at Pensacola, which attracts around 600 anglers from all over the Southeast. Up to $565,000 in cash prizes and a $10,000 prize for the winning blue marlin. Since 1970, The International has become a tradition every 4th of July weekend in downtown Pensacola. This event is a qualifying event for the World Billfish Series & IGFA World Qualifier with the big winner receiving an invitation to fish at the IGFA World Championship. For details visit www.pbgfc.com.
34th Annual Ladies Billfish Tournament
July 20—22, 2012
Pensacola Big Game Fishing Club invites all ladies to the annual 2-day tournament hosted at the beautiful WCI Lost Key Marina and Yacht Club in Perdido Key, Florida. There will be door prizes and awards for swordfish, top boat and top catch & release boat. Have your chance at placing in three categories: tuna, wahoo and dolphin. For details visit www.pbgfc.com.
7th Annual "Trolling for Booty" Fishing Tournament
September 21—23, 2012
Join the Pirates of Lost Treasure at the 7th Annual "Trolling for Booty" Fishing Tournament. The first 100 anglers who sign up will receive an entry package that includes a t-shirt, lures, hooks and more. A silent auction and door prizes will be offered during Sunday's awards ceremony. Fishing starts at midnight Friday morning and boats can leave from Grand Lagoon Yacht Club. For details, call Cindy Woods at (850) 232-8737.