Sunshine Fishing Tournament


Sunshine Fishing Tournament

Saturday, May 5, 2018 to Saturday, September 8, 2018
| Catch Tournament
Target Sub-species: 
Snook - Common snook
Drums and Croakers - Sea Trout
Flounder - Southern flounder
Snappers - Mangrove Snapper
Redfish - Red Drum (Redfish)
Cobia - Cobia
Mackerels - Spanish mackerel
Groupers - Gag (gray grouper)
Jacks - Crevalle jack
Sheepshead - Sheepshead
Sea Bass - Black Sea Bass
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Rise up and join us to experience a one of a kind fishing tournament benefitting pediatric cancer. The NPCF Sunshine Fishing Tournament is a four-month, catch-and-release tournament filled with love, hope, and fishing as anglers cast for a cure. Award Ceremony with Dinner and Chance Drawings: Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 6 pm to 8 pm | 81 Bay Brewing Co. | 4465 W. Gandy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33611

$65 USD
Individual Angler

TampaHillsborough County, Florida

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Events & Schedule

Lines in!

05/05/2018 07:00 AM

Angler choice, Bay area

Lines Out!

09/08/2018 12:00 PM

Angler choice, Bay area

Awards Ceremony

09/08/2018 06:00 PM

81Bay Brewing Co.




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  Tournament Rules

    You may drop your line in from any location at 7:00 am eastern time beginning on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.
    The tournament ends promptly at 12:00 pm eastern time on Saturday, September 8th, 2018.
    You may fish from the shore, docks, seawalls, boats, bridges, etc.
    You may pick up your angler bucket at the awards ceremony on September 8th (will not be mailed).
    All catches must be uploaded to the iAngler app by 12:00 pm eastern time on Saturday, September 8th, 2018.
    All images must include the entire length of fish, which is to be places against a measuring device (such as Florida Sportsman Law Stick, cooler ruler, standard measuring tape, etc). Fish's head should be at the 'zero' line. 
    Only fish listed in tournament will count for points. all "other" fish data is collected for scientific purposes by SGF and their research partners, but will not be counted in your score for this tournament.


    Winners will be determined by the following criteria:
    • Total combined inches of the longest of the eligible primary species caught
    • In case of a tie, the earliest 'last eligible fish logged will win. Eligible fish will be defined as a scored fish (e.g., if your last snook was shorter than your biggest, that short fish does not count. Only scored fish will count in the tie breaker).


    1st Place: ($3,100 total value in cash and prizes)
        $300 cash + Florida Keys Vacation Getaway + 2 night lodging + 8 hour trolling & reef trip + Rod & Reel Combo from TA Mahoneys + Florida Fishing Products Reel + Line + Hubbards Marina 10-hour Fishing Trip for 2
    2nd Place: ($1,000 total value in cash and prizes)
        $200 cash + Half day Charter with Captain Mike & Blackneck Adventures + Native Eyewear sunglasses + Florida Fishing Products Reel + Line + Rod & Reel Combo from of T.A. Mahoneys + Hubbards Marina Half Day Charter for 2
    3rd Place: ($650 in total value in cash and prizes)
        $100 cash + Half Day Charter with Tell No Tails Charters +Rod & Reel Combo from TA Mahoneys + Hubbards Marina Half Day Charter for 2


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