2018 Fall Fly Fishing


Catch, Photo, Release

October 27

Angler’s Meeting — Oct 26 7:30 pm

Angler Registration — Begins Oct 26 6:30pm

Entry fee is $50 for Open or Fly Angler Division or $100 for Team Divison Includes an awards Luncheon. This 14th annual “Fall Fly Fishing Challenge” fly fishing only event will feature three divisions:

Open Division: Guides, licensed captains, and any tournament participants sharing their vessels; previous 1st Place winners of the Fly Angler Division; or any other fly angler may enter this division.

Awards: Grand Champion wins an Orvis Recon Rod valued at $450.
And valuable prizes for Total Inch Winners for Redfish, Sea Trout, and Snook.

Fly Angler Division: No guides, licensed captains, and any tournament participants sharing their vessels, or previous 1st Place winners of the Fly Angler Division;

Eligible species include: snook, redfish, spotted sea trout, bluefish, ladyfish, flounder, snapper, jack crevalle, pompano and permit based on a point-per-inch system.
Awards: 1st Place in this division wins an Orvis Recon Rod valued at $450.
Valuable prizes for: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place

Team Division: Maximum of two anglers with no more than two occupants per vessel. Team anglers must fish out of a motorized craft. Prizes are awarded on a basis of total inches calculated from the measurements of the largest snook, redfish, and sea trout submitted by each team.
Grand Champion wins 25% of the total of all entry fees collected for the team division plus (2) TFO Axiom ll 8wt. rods and (2) TFO Power reels
2nd Place wins 15%
3rd Place wins 10%

This year, anglers will be able to opt out of the Friday night angler meeting by pre-registering. Your application and fee must be received by mail by 5pm Oct. 25, and a token will be emailed to you at 10pm on Oct. 26. You must provide your measuring device at the angler’s check-in 2:30 to 3:30 pm on Saturday, October 27th, 2018.

Location: The Meadows Community Association Building, 2004 Longmeadow, Sarasota, FL. 34235 Non-anglers guests are invited to attend the awards Luncheon on Saturday afternoon, the fee is $10 per person.