Lionfish hunters can earn cash prizes for first place and runners up in most, biggest and smallest categories. Hosted by Sanctuary Friends, the weekend before the lobster mini-season and a great time for people to scout out favorite lobster holes. Registration can take place at any of the participating dive shops: A Deep Blue Dive, Captain Hook's, Tilden's, Dive Duck Key, Hall's, Big Time Bait and Tackle or Abyss Dive Center. The fee for a four-person team is $100 and includes hot dogs and beverages at the team meeting at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 20, at Captain Hooks, and a lionfish tasting and award banquet is set to be held at Sparky's Landing on Sunday, at 6 p.m.
Kristen Livengood (305) 289-2288