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

Mother’s Day Dolphin Tournament Florida Keys

May 08 , 2015 to May 09, 2015


Sponsored by Marathon Boat Yard Marine Center, Yamaha, Edge Water Power Boats, the 9th Annual Mother’s Day Tournament takes place May 8 - 9, 2015 in the Florida Keys!  Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo

May 13 , 2015 to May 17, 2015

Pompano Beach

The Fishing Rodeo in Pompano Beach is a roundup of the most popular species for Florida fishing “cobia, dolphin, king, tuna, and wahoo.”  The event started in 1965 and takes place every third weekend in May.

Treasure Coast Builders Association Fishing Tournament

May 22 , 2015 to May 23, 2015


Pirates Cove Marina

The 29th Annual Treasure Coast Builders Association (TCBA) Fishing Tournament takes place Saturday, May 22 - 23, 2015 at Pirates Cove Marina in Port Salerno.

Dolphin Masters Invitational

May 22 , 2015 to May 23, 2015

Key West

The 14th Annual Yamaha Dolphin Masters Invitational will be held May 22-23, 2015 in historic Key West, Florida.

Don Hawley Invitaional Tarpon Tournament

May 31 , 2015 to June 05, 2015


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