Saturday, October 9, 2010

Catch the Big One at the Destin Fishing Rodeo!

"World's Luckiest Fishing Village"
You could land the big one!
is going on the entire month of October!
The Destin Fishing Rodeo began in May of 1948 to introduce people to Destin.
 It worked! 
 Destin shortly became known as a summer tourist destination
and “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”.
It is estimated that over 36,000 anglers from 27 states and 5 countries
plus over 13,000 locals participate in the Rodeo.
Photo: Destin Fishing Rodeo

This year's rodeo is bigger and better than ever. 
Every day 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 and Oyster Bar from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
  Open to Private and Charter Boats
  FREE entry for Pier, Bridge, Jetty & Surf Fishing
  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.
 You can find more information at Hooked on Fishing,
the official site for Destin Charter Boat Association.

 Happy Fishing!
Phone:  850.543.9239

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