Wednesday, April 3, 2024

May Tarpon Tournaments in SW Florida

Tarpon Tournament: South Seas Resort on Captiva Island is hosting their first ever Tarpon Tournament on May 17. The tournament is raising funds for Folds of Honor, a non-profit organization committed to providing life-changing scholarships for the spouses and children of American fallen or disabled military and first responders. Contestants will enjoy a day of fishing and boating, meals, music and prices.

    • Cost: teams of four are allowed to participate for a $1,000 fee.

  • Boca Grande Tarpon Tournament: Taking place May 22 - 23, the Boca Grande Club Invitational Tarpon Tournament, also known as the “World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament,” is bringing back the World Class Anglers to Boca Grande, where angers have the opportunity to win up to $100,000 for the first place prize. This live-bait only tournament honors the history of tarpon fishing in the region and the importance of conservation and eco-friendly fishing practices.

    • Cost: $8,000 per boat