2018 Longest Trout Tournament

March 17, 2018 6:00 am - 3:00 pm 6186 N U.S. Hwy 41, Apollo Beach, FL 33572

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2018 Longest Trout Tournament (Adult Entry) $25
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2018 Longest Trout Tournament (Kids 15 & Under Entry) $0
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Tournament Species

Prizes will be awarded to the three longest trout regardless of slot sizes.


1st prize: PowerPole™ Pro Series II   $1500

2nd prize:  $400 gift certificate from Sanchez Brothers Custom Fabrication

3rd prize: 2 Bull Bay Rods   $300

Southeastern Fishing Tackle Liquidators gift cards for Kids Division


Raffles prizes from:

  • Dream Inn
  • Pro Team Plumbing
  • Southeastern Fishing Tackle Liquidators


Captain’s Meeting

Mandatory captain’s meeting will be held Friday, March 16th, 7:00PM at:

Salty Shamrock Gastro Grille
6186 N U.S. Hwy 41
Apollo Beach, FL 33572


Check-in will be held Saturday, March 17th at:

Salty Shamrock Gastro Grille
6186 N U.S. Hwy 41
Apollo Beach, FL 33572

Check-in will start at 1:00PM and end at 3:00PM. All entries must be emailed to designated judge no later than 3:00PM.


Anglers may register online through this event, or in person at the captain’s meeting.

Tournament Rules

  1. Fishing will begin on day of tournament at 6:00AM and end at 3:00PM.
  2. All angling methods must comply with current Florida state laws.
  3. Fish must be caught by hook and line.
  4. All fish must be caught within tournament boundaries as noted on this map: click to view boundary map
  5. Any angler not in line to submit an entry by 3:00PM will be disqualified.
  6. All fish, legal and illegal or “out of slot” fish, must be measured at the time of catch, with a standard provided fish ruler, from pinched tail to the tip of the nose. These fish must be documented prior to release by the use of a digital camera with tournament token placed in the picture. Photo should be presented to the tournament judge by the designated time.
  7. All tournament participants (16 and over) must possess a valid Florida Fishing License.
  8. In the event of a tie, first fish to be turned into tournament judge will be designated winner.
  9. The honor system applies throughout the tournament.
  10. Tournament judge’s decisions are final.
  11. Anglers are responsible for boat and crew. Each angler is responsible for their decision to fish in the tournament. Organizers and sponsors are not liable.

Kids 15 and under may participate in the adult division, but must purchase an adult entry ticket.

Pictures will be taken of all winners and published on South Shore Anglers website and Facebook page.


Proceeds go to a Plant City Veteran who recently developed Multiple Sclerosis


AUTHOR: Corey Maysles
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3 Comments on 2018 Longest Trout Tournament

Chuck Statham said : Report 3 years ago


Corey said : Report 3 years ago

Hi Chuck, the link should be fixed.

Chuck Statham said : Report 3 years ago

can't see the boundary map Thanks!

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