The Florida Keys & Key West

Calendar of Events

Current Florida Keys Fishing Events

  • Apr. 7, 2017 - Nov. 30, 2017 Location: Key West Category: Fishing
  • Key West Fishing Tournament
  • 305-923-5934 Email Website
  • More than 40 species of fish are targeted during these months, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). The Key West Fishing Tournament strongly encourages the release of game fish. All participating anglers receive certificates noting their catches and qualify for a variety of prizes.
  • Jun. 19, 2017 - Jun. 23, 2017 Location: Islamorada Category: Fishing
  • Gold Cup Tarpon Tournament
  • Email Website
  • This annual challenge appeals to "tarpon addicts," and both experienced and novice anglers can apply to compete. Held the third Monday in June each year, the event is limited to 25 anglers by invitation only. Proceeds are to benefit the Florida Keys' fishing industry's Guides Trust Foundation.
  • Jun. 23, 2017 - Jun. 24, 2017 Location: Islamorada Category: Fishing
  • University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame Celebrity Fishing Tournament
  • Judy Layne 305-598-2525 Email Website
  • This year's event is to be hosted by UM alumnus and NFL Hall of Famer Ted "The Mad Stork" Hendricks, who played 15 consecutive seasons for the Baltimore Colts in addition to seasons with the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers. The high-energy tournament features both an offshore and an inshore division. It celebrates the accomplishments of former student athletes as well as allowing anglers to compete side by side with them while raising money for charitable causes.