Saturday, October 26: MCFF/CCA Fall Fly Fishing Challenge
Posted on: September 26th, 2013 by joe polidoro No Comments
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9th Annual Event of This Fly-Fishing-Only Tournament
Mangrove Coast Fly Fishers and the Sarasota Chapter of Coastal Conservation Association will hold their 9th annual Fall Fly Fishing Challenge on Oct. 26, 2013. The catch, photo and release, fly fishing only event will feature an Open Division, for guides and anglers fishing with guides (all anglers are eligible to compete in the Open Division) and a Fly Angler Division (no guides). In the Open Division, eligible species include snook, redfish and spotted sea trout. Those in the Fly Angler Division will fish for a variety of species, including snook, redfish, spotted sea trout, bluefish, ladyfish, flounder, snapper, jack crevalle, pompano and permit based on a point-per-inch system.
Entry fee is $50 and includes an awards BBQ following the tournament at the Meadows Country Club Community Room, 3101 Longmeadow, Sarasota. There will be an angler meeting at 7:30 PM on Friday evening, Oct 25 at Harry’s Sports Bar and Grill, 6606 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, with angler check-in beginning at 6:30 PM. Note that these are new locations for both the angler meeting and angler check in and awards BBQ. Applications are available by clicking here, at area tackle shops, and online at www.ccaflorida.org. Call Brent Wilson at (941) 356-7691 or Doug Fisher at (941) 356-0232 for more information.