Anglers from across the Gulf Coast will take part in the Fall Fishing Contests in Panama City Beach! First it’s City Pier vs County Pier! Each weekend, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, compete in the challenge which includes 4 species: King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Flounder & Pompano! A winner for the weekend will be selected from each category, at each pier, with a top prize of $150 in each category at each pier! To enter, register at the pier where you want to fish. Weigh-ins will take place at each pier with the winner from each peir announced on Sunday at 5:00pm. No entry fee. Children’s tounament: heavest fish out of all 4 categories.
~City Pier (850) 233-5080
~County Pier (850) 819-8674
Itâ€™s twice the Panama City Beach fishing, twice the boats and twice as much for all to enjoy. The water is clear, the fishing is great!
Next up the Grand Lagoon Red Snapper Challenge! The excitement begins on Friday, October 1st at the First Ever Red Snapper Challenge. Compete each weekend! Friday, Saturday & Sunday through November 21, 2010 for your chance to win.
Species: Red Snapper. Entry Fee: $20 per person.
Register & Weigh in: Pirates Cove Marina, Treasure Island Marina, Bay Point Marina Friday, Saturday or Sunday 12 â€“ 1pm and 4â€“ 5pm
~Bay Point (850) 628-1740
~Pirates Cove (850) 234-3939
~Treasure Island (850) 234-6533
Grand Lagoon Cash Awards:
$100 daily jackpot winner for single heaviest fish caught at each marina.
$250 weekly mystery weight fish.
Grand Lagoon Finale Cash Awards:
Final weigh in Sunday November 21 12-1:00pm.
Following final weigh in is an Awards Presentation at 6:00pm Boatyard Restaurant, Lighthouse Marina.
$750 overall 1st place single heaviest fish. (Regardless of marina)
$500 overall 2nd place tournament winner.
$250 overall 3rd place tournament winner.
$1000 Tournament Champion mystery weight fish.
Grand Lagoon Overview:
Entrants must be registered in Tournament prior to weighing fish.
Charter boat anglers may participate.
Red Snapper only.
Fish must be caught by hook and line.
Anglers may weigh two fish per day.
Fish may be weighed only at Marina where angler registered.
**Full list of rules, schedule and prizes can be found at the piers and marinas. The information on this site is for informational purposes only, based upon information supplied to the CVB and subject to change without notice.
If you’re a fan of Panama City Beach fishing, these are weekends you won’t want to miss! Of all the things to do in Florida, this is sure to be one of the most exciting events yet!