Alumni, grab your fishing rods!
The countdown to the 11th Annual FIU Scholarship Fishing Tournament has started, and you have the opportunity to raise funds for FIU students. If the terms ‘active fish’, ‘v-pattern’ and ‘daisy chains’ get you excited, you are clearly a fisherman and have to be there!
The tournament serves to raise funds for student scholarships. FIU alumni, students and members of the community are all welcome to participate on June 1st at the Sea Isle Marina (1635 North Bayshore Dr., Miami, FL 33131). This event is a one day, offshore tournament featuring fishing for dolphin, with fun fish, lady angler, and Jr. angler categories.
To register, click here. The cost is $350 per boat (including 4 anglers) if paid by May 27th. Additional anglers are $50 each. The cost is $400 per boat (including 4 anglers) if paid after May 27th.
“Dolphin are prized by anyone who can appreciate beauty and has taste buds. The magnificent fish is more prized than ever now in the 21st Century” said local fisherman Capt. Brian Cone
Fishing Tournament Prizes
1. Largest Fun Fish – $250
2. Largest Ladies Dolphin – $500
3. 2nd Place Junior – $50 Gift certificate to Dave & Buster’s
4. Largest Junior – $100 gift certificate to Dave & Buster’s
5. 2nd Place Largest Dolphin – $250
6. Largest Dolphin – $1,000
7. 2nd Place-Most aggregate Dolphin Weight – $500
8. Most aggregate Dolphin Weight – $2,500 and trophy
If fishing isn’t your thing, you can still participate in the family fun dock party hosted at the Sea Isle Marina at 2:00 pm. The party will consist of live entertainment, food, beverages and activities for all to enjoy.
For the all the latest information on the tournament, visit the event’s Facebook page:
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Paulina Muñoz: email@example.com.
For directions to the dock party, click here.
For a ‘how to’ on catching Dolphin click here.