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Florida Keys Fishing Tournaments
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Calendar of Events for July, 2016


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July 04 to July 06 in Islamorada
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The tournament kick-off is to be held at the Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana Bar, mile marker 81.9, on Monday, July 4 between 4 - 6 P.M. Complimentary appetizers are to be served registered anglers. Fishing will be Tuesday & Wednesday, July 5 & 6. Scoring is done at the Lorelei each afternoon. The winners will be announced at Lorelei following fishing on July 6. Complimentary food will be served. The registration fee is $200.00 per boat/2 anglers. Entry fee includes t-shirts. Extra anglers are $100.00.   
Contact: Diane Ambrogio 305-509-0253
July 08 to July 10 in Islamorada
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A family-formatted boat tournament series is to feature nine target backcountry and oceanside species -- dolphin, grunts, jacks, shark, snapper, snook, tarpon, tuna & trout. Trophies are awarded to the top boats in weight and release categories, as well as private vessel (non guided) and charter (guided) divisions. Open to adults, teens and junior anglers.
Contact: Dianne Harbaugh 305-522-4868
July 09 to July 12 in Key West
Anglers fly-fish on the flats in a challenge that honors the late angling pioneer Del Brown, who caught and released more than 500 permit off the Keys. Professionals and guides are allowed to compete as well.
Contact: Loren Rea 305-360-6969
July 15 to July 17 in Marathon
The inaugural event is to be held at the Hyatt Place Faro Blanco Resort & Yacht Club. A $600 boat fee includes entry for two anglers. First- through third-place teams in the pre-tournament are to compete for marlin division trophies as well as fun fish awards for the three heaviest dolphin fish, wahoo and tuna (yellowfin, blackfin and skipjack). The top-scoring team in the pre-tournament is to be entitled to free entry (valued at about $2,000) into the following week's Key West Marlin Tournament.
Contact: 305-292-2710
July 20 to July 23 in Key West
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Anglers ply the waters once fished by novelist Ernest Hemingway, vying for $50,000 in guaranteed cash prizes. Held in conjunction with Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival, the event awards $25,000 to the first-place team. Teams can enter one fun fish (dolphin, tuna, wahoo or released sailfish) per day to add to their point total.
Contact: Tim Greene 305-304-0317