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2013 NSFA Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo

2013 NSFA Fernandina Beach Fishing RodeoIt is time for the 2013 NSFA Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo on Amelia Island! August 2 – 3, 2013 will show off the hard work the Rodeo Committee has been doing to put on this annual event.

Registration closes at 8:00 PM, August 2nd, so you still have time to participate. The mandatory Captain’s Meeting is Friday night at the Fernandina Harbor beginning at 7:00 PM.

The rules are simple:
No lines in the water until 6:30 am Saturday morning.
All fish must be weighed at the Fernandina Harbor.
No contact with other boats or both will be disqualified.

Fishing Rodeo Prizes (Redfish, Wahoo, Dolphin, Sea Trout, Flounder, Cobia, Sheepshead, and Sea Bass)
-1st Place per Species- $750
-2nd Place per Species- $450
-3rd Place per Species- $300

Kingfish Division Prizes (formerly Tournament of Champions)
-1st Place Overall – $10,000
-2nd Place Overall – $3,500
-3rd Place Overall – $2,500
-4th Place Overall – $2,000
-5th Place Overall – $1,500
-6th Place Overall – $1,000
-7th Place Overall – $850
-8th Place Overall – $750
-9th Place Overall – $600
-10th Place Overall – $500

Special prizes will also be awarded to Lady Angler, Youth Angler and Redfish with the Most Spots.

-Small Boat Class: 1st Prize- $1,300; 2nd Prize- $450
-Youth Angler: 1st Prize- $1,200; 2nd Prize- $400
-Lady Angler: 1st Prize- $1,100; 2nd Prize- $350

This is a SKA sanctioned event!

Here is the schedule of events:
Friday, August 2, 2013
5:00 pm – Registration Opens
5:00-8:00 pm – Public Barbeque
7:00 pm – Captain’s Meeting & Boat Number Prize Drawing
6:00-8:00 pm – Sounds on Centre
8:00 pm – Registration Closes

Saturday, August 3, 2013
6:30 am – Fishing Opens
2:00 pm – Weigh-in Opens
5:00 pm – Weigh-in Line Closes
5:00 pm – Public Barbeque with Live Entertainment by Flashback
7:30 pm – Awards and Raffles

New this year is a catch-photo-release option for Kayaking anglers!

For more information please visit the Nassau Sport Fishing Association’s website at fishnsfa.com.

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