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


Apr 2015

Saltwater Showdown Fishing Tournament

May 06 , 2015 to August 09, 2015

Pompano Beach

South Florida’s largest tournament, The Pompano Beach Saltwater Circuit, a 3-leg series takes place May - August 2015. 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. 

May 2015

Don Hawley Invitaional Tarpon Tournament

May 31 , 2015 to June 05, 2015

Islamorada

Top fly-rod anglers compete in a 5-day tournament using fly tackle and either a 12- or 16-pound tippet.  The 41st Annual Don Hawley Invitational Tarpon Fly Tournament takes place May 31 - June 5 2015.

Jun 2015

Worlds Richest Tarpon Tournament

June 04 , 2015 to June 06, 2015

Boca Grande

Worlds Richest Tarpon Tournament

The 33rd Annual “Worlds Richest” Tarpon Tournament and Kids Classic Tarpon Tournament will be held June 4 - 6, 2015.

Big Pine and Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament

June 05 , 2015 to June 07, 2015

Big Pine Key

Over $35,000 in cash, prizes, and awards for the top anglers!  The 22nd Annual Big Pine and Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament will be held at Sugarloaf Key May 5 - 7, 2015

Pensacola International Billfish Tournament

June 24 , 2015 to June 28, 2015

Pensacola

$50,000 in cash and awards! The 44th Annual Pensacola International Billfish Tournament will take place June 24 - 28, 2015 The tournament winner receives and invitation to fish the Offshore World Championship.