For twenty nine years, fishermen have enjoyed the Annual Cobia Big Fish Tournament. This year, the tournament was held on June 8 and 9. The first place prize for cobia was a whopping $6,000.
|One word: WOW!|
The tournament completely filled up this year. Make sure you register early next year! Contestants arrived at MacRae's Friday, June 7th for the captain's meeting.
Check out this video from fishermen from at the tournament:
Although, I did not fish the tournament, I had a lot of fun! There were many other weekend activities. On Friday, Saturday and
|The winning redfish caught by Robert Santucci|
Delicious food was available all three days including a BBQ dinner, fish fry and other seafood specialties catered by Riverside Crabhouse.
There were over twenty vendors set-up at the
Florida Forest Services promoted Operation Outdoor Freedom. The program, championed by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, offers free hunting opportunities to wounded veterans.
|JET supporting Florida Forest Services Operation Outdoor Freedom.|
The Crazy On Outdoors booth was by far the
|JET with Crazy On Outdoors|
"Getcha crazy on."
People showed up at the event via boat, car, truck, golf cart or walked!
|Crazy On Outdoors competitive fishing team|
There are two hotels to stay at that are within walking distance of the tournament, MacRae's and Riverside Resort.
|JET with locals getting photo bombed.|
It is fun for adults and children. You will get a genuine "Old Florida" experience.
Congratulations to this year's winners:
|JET with the Sheldon Palmes Insurance vintage vehicle|