The Florida Keys & Key West

Calendar of Events

January 2017: Florida Keys Fishing Events

  • Jan. 6, 2017 - Jan. 8, 2017 Location: Key Largo Category: Fishing
  • Key Largo Sailfish Challenge
  • Tammie Gurgiolo 305-240-9337 Email Website
  • Held at the height of the sailfish season, this event follows a boat-tournament format. Prizes and trophies await first-, second- and third-place teams, and proceeds benefit the Coral Shores High School Band program. NEW THIS YEAR, up to six anglers can form a team to fish the challenge!
  • Jan. 25, 2017 - Jan. 26, 2017 Location: Islamorada Category: Fishing
  • IFC Sailfish Tournament
  • Website
  • Presented by the Islamorada Fishing Club, the event is the final leg of the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship series and typically draws a field of up to 30 boat teams of elite sport fishermen. A total cash payout for a full field at the IFC Sailfish Tournament could reach $30,000.
  • Jan. 28, 2017 Location: Islamorada Category: Fishing
  • Saltwater Sportsman Seminar Series
  • 1-800-448-7360 Website
  • Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series provides anglers of all experience levels valuable techniques and tips for fishing. The 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. event is to be staged at the Coral Shores High School's Performing Arts Theater, mile marker 89.9 oceanside. George Poveromo, host of "George Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing" on NBC Sports Network and editor-at-large for "Salt Water Sportsman" magazine is to headline the program alongside a series of veteran Florida Keys-based fishing guides. Each seminar location offers chances to win a trip to the Florida Keys!