Red Fly # 15 Apollo Beach 2021
For information contact Capt. Jon Bull at 863-860-7250 or [email protected]
-Saturday, January 16, 2021.
-MANDATORY check in and captain’s meeting on Saturday, 1/16/2021 at 5:30-6:45 am at Salty Shamrock Gastro Grille. Each team, or solo angler, MUST bring their measuring device to be approved by tournament officials, to the captain’s meeting on 1/16/2021. The captain’s meeting will be at the Salty Shamrock Gastro Grille. 6816 US Hwy 41, Apollo Beach, FL 33572.
-Tournament boundaries are from Safety Harbor to the north, to the Ringling Bridge Causeway (Sarasota) to the south, and Ft. Desoto to the west. Anglers must launch from one of the designated launch sites (below) but can fish anywhere in between the boundaries, but lines may not be in the water prior to 7:00 am.
Courtney Campbell Causeway
4th Street Ramp
Ft. Desoto Ramp
Gandy Boat Ramp
Apollo Beach Marina
E.G. Simmons Park
Common Good Park
Bishop Harbor Ramp
Palmetto Boat Ramp
Braden River Boat Ramp (SR 64)
Palma Sola Boat Ramp (if it is open)
Kingfish Boat Ramp
-$50.00 entry fee per 2-man team. $25.00 entry fee per solo angler. Registration fees will be collected at the captain’s meeting. CASH ONLY.
-Weigh-in will be after the tournament from 3:00-4:00 pm on 1/16/2021. Anglers MUST be at the weigh-in NO LATER THAN 4:00 pm on 1/16/2021. Anglers arriving at 4:01pm will be disqualified. The weigh-in will be at the Salty Shamrock Gastro Grille. 6816 US Hwy 41, Apollo Beach, FL 33572.
-This is a catch-photo-and-release tournament. Each angler/team must provide at least one digital camera with a clear memory card or cell phone pictures will be allowed.
-Fly Fishing gear only. Bait scents may not be used. No live bait, dead bait, cut bait, frozen bait, chumming, or tipping is allowed.
-RedFly anglers may wade or fish from a boat, canoe, kayak, paddleboard, shoreline, dock, bridge, pier, etc.
-Largest 2 redfish total to the nearest ¼ inch will win. 100% payback. 1st place – 60%, 2nd place – 30%, 3rd place – 10%. Tie breakers will be determined by the earliest check in time.
-The whole fish must be in the picture along with approved measuring device and tournament marker. A picture of your launch site also must be submitted. Pictures that do not meet tournament requirements will not be counted and the angler(s) will be disqualified.
-Required USCG safety gear must on board for those anglers fishing from a boat. Angler must also possess a valid Florida saltwater fishing license and adhere to all state fishing regulations. RedFly tournament anglers will also show courtesy to other tournament and recreational anglers.
-There will be a prize raffle after the weigh-in at the Salty Shamrock Gastro Grille. The raffle will take place around 4:45pm on 1/16/2021. Tickets will be $5 each or 5 for $20. 100% of ALL raffle proceeds will benefit Captains for Clean Water.