Islamorada Calendar Events
- 9/9/2021 - 9/12/2021 Florida Keys Lionfish Derby and Festivalon August 4, 2021 at 7:30 am
REEF's 12th annual event will include two full days of lionfish fishing culminating in a family-friendly festival at picturesque Postcard Inn Resort & Marina. The festival is open to the public and will include Lionfish scoring, fillet and dissection demonstrations, Lionfish tastings, Lionfish games and crafts, raffle prizes, and other activities and products from 30 environmentally-minded vendors. Chefs will be providing lionfish cooking demonstrations and special dishes and drink special will
- 9/11/2021 Swim for Alligator Lighthouseon August 4, 2021 at 7:30 am
Individuals, two- and four-person relay teams have up to seven hours to complete the eight-mile roundtrip course. The course features an in-water start and a beach finish, ending shoreside.
- 9/17/2021 - 9/19/2021 Herman Lucerne Memorial Backcountry Fishing Championshipon August 4, 2021 at 7:30 am
Named after the man known affectionately as "Mr. Everglades," the event is headquartered at the Islander Resort. Anglers target fish in multiple species only in the boundaries of Everglades National Park, fishing areas that Lucerne favored. Anglers are challenged to catch at least one Tarpon, Redfish, Snook, Seatrout, Snapper, Bonefish, and Black Drum. Awards are given in 22 individual categories at our ceremony hosted at the Islander Resort.
- 9/24/2021 - 9/25/2021 Conch Scramble Charity Golf Tournamenton August 4, 2021 at 7:30 am
Floating greens, golf boats and biodegradable fish food balls highlight the annual "par-tee" on the water. Fans of golf and boating can expect to have a "hole" lot of fun honing their swings and raising money for charity one shot at a time. Teams of four and a designated boat driver "caddy" make stops at nine Islamorada waterfront venues and come ashore to tee off. Each player has two shots at the floating holes using biodegradable golf balls that dissolve into fish food after 90 hours in the wa
- 10/11/2021 - 10/13/2021 Islamorada All-Tackle Bonefish and Permit Championshipon August 4, 2021 at 7:30 am
Dubbed the "Fall All-Tackle," the three-day challenge attracts energized newcomers to face seasoned veterans in a competition that has taken place since 1970. One angler per boat pairs with a licensed captain to vie for division winners' trophies for the three longest bonefish and three longest permit. The field is limited to 25 participants.
- 10/15/2021 - 10/17/2021 “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Florida Keys Saltwater Seminaron August 4, 2021 at 7:30 am
Female fishing fans can learn or polish angling skills during the award-winning weekend seminar. More than 8,000 female graduates have immersed themselves in the lighthearted yet skill-heavy curriculum to learn and hone abilities in offshore, bottom, inshore and fly fishing. Participants can network on Friday, learn on Saturday and go fishing on Sunday. Sign up for Friday fishing to be entered into the Fishing Fever's non-intimidating competition for those fishing both days.
- 10/29/2021 - 10/30/2021 Fall Backcountry Fly Championship Serieson August 4, 2021 at 7:30 am
Tournament anglers are to compete to catch the most inches of snook and redfish on fly in a challenge where 1 inch equals 1 point. Awards are to be given to the grand champion, the anglers who catch the largest snook and redfish and the "King of the Backcountry" series grand champion, among others.