Florida Fishing Tournaments

Listed below are fishing events throughout the state of Florida. To focus in on a specific Florida city select that city below. To view past events view our fishing events archive.


Florida is the fishing capital of the world. We have big fishing tournaments with big money prizes and small charity fishing tournaments that raise money for many deserving causes.

Examples of big fishing tournaments in Florida include the Mayors Cup in Miami every January and the World Sailfish Championship in Key West in April, which has a $1 million dollar purse.

Fishing Events in Florida


Sep 2017

The Redfish Tour - Ruskin

September 09 , 2017

Ruskin

The Redfish Tour is a one day inshore tournament for Redfish that takes place in several Florida cities.  The Ruskin tournament is scheduled for September 9, 2017.

Marathon International Bonefish Tournament

September 21 , 2017 to September 24, 2017

Marathon

The longest running fishing tournament in the Florida Keys, the Marathon International Bonefish Tournament, takes place September 21 - 24, 2017.

The Redfish Tour - New Smyrna Beach

September 30 , 2017 to September 30, 2017

Jacksonville

The Redfish tour is a one day inshore tournament for Redfish that takes place in several Florida cities. The New Smyrna tournament is scheduled for September 30, 2017.

Oct 2017

Mad Dog Mandich Fishing Classic - Florida Keys

October 06 , 2017 to October 07, 2017

Islamorada

A weekend to benefit Mariners Hospital and other local charities with great parties, fishing and prizes, October 6 - 7, 2017. 

Florida Sportsman Expo- Tampa

October 07 , 2017 to October 08, 2017

Tampa

10,000 Gallon Pond at Florida Sportsman Fishing and Boating Show, Tampa

The Florida Sportsman Expo- Tampa sponsored by Florida Sportsman magazine will be held October 7 - 8, 2017 at the Florida State Fairgrounds (Expo Hall.)  Angler, boaters, and hunters can participate in ongoing demonstrations, contests, seminars, contests to win free prizes and more.