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

May 2017

Miami Sportfishing Tournament

May 04 , 2017 to May 06, 2017

Miami Beach

The Annual Sportfishing Tournament (formally Billfish Tournament) in Miami raises awareness and money for Marine Conservation.  Marine enhancement programs in South Florida have received over $750,000 for marine conservation and education.

Saltwater Showdown Fishing Tournament

May 11 , 2017 to August 06, 2017

Pompano Beach

South Florida’s largest tournament, The Pompano Beach Saltwater Circuit, a 3-leg series takes place May - August 2017. Anglers throughout the nation compete for the Showdown Crown.  Boats can have as many anglers as they want. The fee is a boat registration only. 

Mother’s Day Dolphin Tournament Florida Keys

May 12 , 2017 to May 13, 2017


Sponsored by Marathon Boat Yard Marine Center, Yamaha, Edge Water Power Boats, the 11th Annual Mother’s Day Tournament takes place May 12 - 13, 2017 in the Florida Keys!  Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo

May 17 , 2017 to May 21, 2017

Pompano Beach

The Fishing Rodeo in Pompano Beach is a roundup of the most popular species for Florida fishing “Cobia, Dolphin, King Mackerel, Blackfin Tuna, and Wahoo.”  The event started in 1965 and takes place annually in May.

Worlds Richest Tarpon Tournament

May 25 , 2017 to May 26, 2017

Boca Grande

Worlds Richest Tarpon Tournament

The 35th Annual “Worlds Richest” Tarpon Tournament and Kids Classic Tarpon Tournament will be held May 25 - 26, 2017.

Treasure Coast Builders Association Fishing Tournament

May 26 , 2017 to May 27, 2017


Pirates Cove Marina

The 31st Annual Treasure Coast Builders Association (TCBA) Fishing Tournament takes place Saturday, May 26 - 27, 2017 at Pirates Cove Marina in Port Salerno.