66th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo

destin-fishing-rodeoThe 66th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo will be kicking off another great season starting October 1st through the 31st. Thousands of anglers will be visiting the Destin area to compete in one of the largest and oldest running fishing tournaments in the state of Florida. If you’re looking for lodging during the rodeo, Legacy-Vacations.com is the best place to get great rates! Here are some basic rules of the tournament compliments of the Destin Fishing Rodeo website.

  • Open Everyday – October 1st through October 31st.
  • The Rodeo is FREE to angler’s fishing aboard a registered boat in the Rodeo.
  • Weigh-ins everyday on the docks at A.J.’s Seafood & Oyster Bar from 10 am until 7 pm.
  • Open to Private and Charter Boats.
  • Fishing on pier bridge jetty is free for anglers 14 years and younger.
  • A $25 fee is required for anglers 15 and over.
  • Over 30,000 anglers compete throughout the month of October.
  • Over $100,000 awarded in cash and prizes.
  • Daily, weekly and overall prizes.
  • Junior, Teen, Ladies and Senior Divisions.
  • Virtually every gamefish is recognized with awards during the Rodeo. Whether you’re trolling inshore for King Mackerel, offshore for Marlin and Sailfish, or fishing the deep bottoms for Red Snapper and Grouper, you’ll be in the running for prizes.


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