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2021 TOURNEY CENTRAL

CENTRAL FLORIDA FISHING TOURNAMENTS

Florida fishing tournaments 2021

It’s 2021 tournament season on Central Florida’s Space Coast!

It’s tournament season in Central Florida and we’ve got an awesome assortment of events we’re covering. Find the details on each event below.

Roy's Surf Fishing Challenge

MARCH

$25 ENTRY

12th Annual Mike Kane Cobia Madness Tournament

Cash prizes for top 3 cobia caught and weighed at Sunrise Marina over the month of March. $50 Gift Card to Grills for any cobia weighed over 50 lbs. Registration now closed.

Roy's Surf Fishing Challenge

MARCH 19-20

$35 ENTRY

Surf Fishing Challenge

Show your mettle in the surf at New Smyrna Beach in Roy’s Surf Fishing Challenge. Cash prizes for pompano, whiting, and bluefish — plus, for ladies and junior categories.

King of the Inlet

APRIL 17

$500 ENTRY

King of the Inlet Wahoo Tourney

The first of 3 King of the Inlet Tournaments out of Ponce Inlet is for wahoo. First place is $10,000, second is $3,000, and third is $1,500.

Dolphin Tournament

MAY 1 – 31

$25 ENTRY

Sunrise Marina Month of May Dolphin Tournament

  • FIRST PLACE: $1000 CASH and an Oakley Prize Pack (Oakley Hat and Oakley Polarized Prizm Shades) and Memory Stix 6ft. 4in. Gaff by Adventurous Custom Rods and Captain Jim Ross
  • SECOND PLACE: $250 CASH and an Oakley Prize Pack (Oakley Hat and Oakley Polarized Prizm Shades)
  • THIRD PLACE: $100 CASH
  • OAKLEY JUNIOR (Complimentary): Oakley Prize Pack (Oakley Backpack, Oakley Hat and Oakley Polarized Prizm Shades)
  • ANY DOLPHIN WEIGHED BY REGISTERED BOAT OVER 30 POUNDS WILL RECEIVE A $30 GRILLS GIFT CERTIFICATE
Central Florida Shootout

MAY 7-8

$50 ENTRY

Central Florida Shootout

The 2021 CFL Shootout features a weekend of fun, from the Captain’s Party Kick Off on Friday evening, May 7th, through the Grand Prize Giveaway on Sunday Afternoon, May 16th. Over $20,000 in cash prizes will be paid out for the Tournament! Award categories include 10 different species, a general entry category, as well as entry categories for Lady Anglers and Juniors. THE CAPTAINS PARTY is FREE to attend and open to the public! Food, drinks and entertainment along with opportunities to win raffle prizes throughout the night. You can also purchase grand prize raffle tickets [$50] for a chance to win a brand new NauticStar boat which will be drawn at Grills Riverside May 16th. You do not have to fish in the tournament to participate in the raffle.

King of the Inlet

MAY 15

$500 ENTRY

King of the Inlet Dolphin Tourney

The second of 3 King of the Inlet Tournaments out of Ponce Inlet is for dolphin. First place is $10,000, second is $3,000, and third is $1,500.

CFOA offshore tournament

JUNE 12

$175 ENTRY

CFOA 35th Annual Offshore Tournament

The 35th Annual CFOA Offshore Tournament is JUNE 12 at Port Canaveral.

  • Top Prize: $2500
  • Species Prizes: $1000, $500, $250
  • Ladies Prizes: $500, $250
  • Junior Prizes: $500, $250
  • Amberjack: $500 (Does not count towards heaviest fish)
  • CFOA Members: $500, $200 (CFOA member must catch the fish and it can be combined with other winnings)
Blue Water Open

JUNE 5

27th Annual Blue Water Open

Since this Blue Water Open Charity Offshore Fishing Tournament began, the Exchange Club of Sebastian, FL, has donated over $750,000 to local charitable organizations, including those focused on the prevention of child abuse as well as scholarships for area youth.

FSFA Offshore Slam

JUNE 5

$175 ENTRY

52nd Annual FSFA Offshore Slam

Early registration is now open for the FSFA 52nd Annual Offshore Slam. Hosted by the Florida Sport Fishing Association in Cape Canaveral, the tournament is June 4-5, 2021, and boasts big cash prizes including: $14,000 in General Awards, $5,000 Big Fish, and $3,000 SLAM!

King of the Inlet

JUNE 26

$500 ENTRY

King of the Inlet Kingfish Tourney

The final of 3 King of the Inlet Tournaments out of Ponce Inlet is for kingfish. First place is $10,000, second is $3,000, and third is $1,500.

Dolphin Tournament

JULY 1 – 31

$25 ENTRY

Sunrise Marina Smoker Kings Month of July Fishing Tournament

  • FIRST PLACE: $1000 CASH and an Oakley Prize Pack (Oakley Hat and Oakley Polarized Prizm Shades) and Memory Stix 6ft. 4in. Gaff by Adventurous Custom Rods and Captain Jim Ross
  • SECOND PLACE: $250 CASH and an Oakley Prize Pack (Oakley Hat and Oakley Polarized Prizm Shades)
  • THIRD PLACE: $100 CASH
  • OAKLEY JUNIOR (Complimentary): Oakley Prize Pack (Oakley Backpack, Oakley Hat and Oakley Polarized Prizm Shades)
  • ANY DOLPHIN WEIGHED BY REGISTERED BOAT OVER 30 POUNDS WILL RECEIVE A $30 GRILLS GIFT CERTIFICATE
Snapper Tournament

DATE TBA

$25 ENTRY

Sunrise Marina Red Snapper Fishing Tournament

Dates and prizes TBA. Any red snapper weighed over 20 lbs gets a $20 Grills Gift Certificate.

Otherside Invitational

DATE TBA

Ed Dwyer’s Otherside Invitational

Each year Central Florida’s top tuna fisherman compete against one another in hopes of capturing the Top Boat title by accumulating the largest 3 tuna aggregate weight. Hundreds of spectators attend the “weigh in” to see the giant yellowfin tuna wheeled to the stage and to be a part of the energy and excitement.

Tournament Series

BCFA

BCFA Inshore Fishing Tournament Series

The BCFA is a 9 month inshore fishing tournament series, with a 2-day Classice, based out of Ft. Pierce, FL. Artificials only. Reds, Snook, and Trout are the qualified species!!

BCFA

Elite One Man Tour 2021

A freshwater series with venues around Central Florida’s top bass fishing lakes including Lake Toho, Istokpoga, Okeechobee, Harris Chain, and Kissimmee Chain.

BCFA

Elite Pro Team Trail 2021

A team competition freshwater series on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.

Pompano Derby

MARCH 29-31

$30 ENTRY

Pompano Derby

In The First Annual Pompano Derby,held by Pompano Riggs by Couture, presented by Strike-Zone Fishing. It’s awesome to see an opportunity for some competitive surf fishing and this will be a really cool event. The Derby kicks off with a captain’s party at Strike-Zone from 6-7pm on March 29th. Fishing is the following two days with the weigh-in at Strike-Zone on Sunday from 1:30pm – 3:30pm. The entry fee is $30 ($10 for juniors 12 and under) and contestants can fish anywhere in Brevard County. There are four divisions: 1) Biggest Pompano, 2) Biggest Whiting, 3) Biggest Trash Fish, and Juniors. Cash prizes are awarded to all first place winners, and tackle prizes will be awarded for 2nd and 3rd place.

Otherside Invitational

APRIL 12-14

$750 ENTRY

Otherside Invitational

In Captain Ed Dwyer’s Otherside Invitational, Central Florida’s top tuna fisherman compete against one another in hopes of capturing the Top Boat title by accumulating the largest 3 tuna aggregate weight. Hundreds of spectators attend the “weigh in” to see the giant yellowfin tuna wheeled to the stage and to be a part of the energy and excitement. Each year spectators walk away with handfuls of giveaways during Capt. Ed’s infamous brain teasers and thousands of dollars in raffle items donated by the generous sponsors of this event.

Florida Sport Fishing Association