Islamorada Calendar Events

  • 6/2/2020 - 6/6/2020 46th Annual Don Hawley Tarpon Fly Tournament
    on May 29, 2020 at 11:16 am

    Up to 25 of the world's top fly-rod anglers endure a five-day test of patience and finesse, fishing Keys waters using fly tackle and 12-pound tippet. Named for the late fly fisherman and conservationist Don Hawley, the tournament benefits the Guides Trust Foundation, assisting professional fishing guides and supporting backcountry fishery conservation programs.

  • 6/15/2020 - 6/19/2020 57th Annual Gold Cup Tarpon Tournament
    on May 29, 2020 at 11:16 am

    This annual challenge appeals to "tarpon addicts" and both experienced and novice anglers apply to compete in what is referred to locally as the "Wimbledon of tarpon fishing." Headquartered at the Lorelei Restaurant and Marina, the all-release event is limited to 25 anglers by invitation only. Partial proceeds benefit the Guides Trust Foundation of the Florida Keys.

  • 6/24/2020 - 6/25/2020 IFC Captains Cup Dolphin Tournament
    on May 29, 2020 at 11:16 am

    Teams of up to four anglers compete for top prizes, and the total combined weight of three fish determines the winning team. If up to 25 boats register, first-prize cash winnings can reach $25,000.

  • 8/14/2020 - 8/16/2020 LLGF Screamin' Reels Tournament
    on May 29, 2020 at 11:16 am

    Intended for novice anglers, enjoy a weekend of learning and a non-intimidating, fun competition with the Ladies Let's Go Fishing university organizers. Species include legal inshore and offshore fish. Choose an optional charter experience or fish on your own boat. This is a casual tournament with prizes for heaviest offshore fish, longest inshore fish and drawings for prizes of those who caught fish, plus bonus drawings.