Each month, this group of competitors launches from different parts of the bay and beyond with targeted/eligible fish changing each time. For novice and seasoned anglers young and old. You'll find how quickly you make friends and learn new areas!
From the less developed south shore of Tampa Bay to urban east Tampa to hidden freshwater gems we explore it all!
You're never out of the running for top 9 even if you don't attend all the tournaments!
February's tournament leads the contestants to Fort Desoto's East Beach and Conception Key area! Big trout are the target to gain points and placing in this latest edition! *LIVE BAIT IS PERMITTED!
FROM LATE NOVEMBER THROUGH THE WINDY DUO OF MARCH & APRIL IT'S BIG TROUT SEASON AND THE DESOTO FLATS WILL GIVE CONTESTANTS PLENTY OF SPOTTED LEOPARD TERITORY TO COVER!
WHITEBAIT AND SHRIMP ARE GREAT BUT ARTIFICIAL JIGS COVER MORE GROUND. FLASHY PINK/CHARTREUSE AND GOLD FLECKED COLORS ON AN 1/8TH OUNCE JIGHEAD.
Sheepshead, snapper and seabass were the main targets!
OUR FIRST FISHFINDER TOURNAMENT FOR 2019 IS IN THE BOOKS! SHEEPSHEAD WERE THE MAIN TARGET!
BRIAN PERSHING WINS 1ST PLACE! GARNERING A $50 MERCHANDISE CERTIFICATE COURTESY OF ST. PETE OUTFITTERS!
This year the seven contestants with the highest accumulated points will be in the final for December! But there will be 2 extra slots for runner-ups to fill but with a slight point deduction in the Final! The contestant with the highest accumulated points for the year will get an Osprey Bay Kayak to use for the final and a FishFinder official tackle box with assorted lures!
Each month for the Lee Fisher Fishin' Night, Glen offers a 35 minute seminar with a range of topics from fishing to "off the beaten path" places to Tampa Bay fishing history!
Don't forget to hang around for the official FISHFINDERS MEETING after the food break as more fishing tips & secrets are revealed!
You never know what Kris & Tammy will offer up next on their menu offerings. Fried fish or homemade pasta salad! Whatever vittles they fix it's sure to be worth the visit!
Brian is new to the Fishfinder fold but has already made his mark with a strong showing winning the 1st tournament of the year! His catch of 7 sheeps and 1 mango solidified 1st place but can he keep the everchanging "CROWN OF 1ST?"
Dylan always finds a way to hover near the top of the water column and frequently claims the "CROWN OF 1ST" but this year new contestants may create rough seas for the determined angler!
Don was consistently at the top of the heap in last year's Fishfinder tournaments but this month's sheepshead outing proved tough for Don as spotted pinfish weren't eligible for points!
There's only space for one at the very top of the Fishfinder ladder and Desio aims to be the only Dylan there! Just don't gain any weight, Dylan because that ladder is rickety as it is!
Bill will sneak up to 1st place when you least expect it! Under that green safari hat and impenetrable glasses lies the stern focused look of a winner!
Another newcomer to FF, David is already raising blood pressures! He certainly will bring on the heat if he stays with the contests!
Paul sometimes known as Jamie and also going by Nick is no slouch when it comes to these tournaments. He consistently shows his competitive streak and may very well win it all this year! What he will win I have no idea at this moment but I'm sure it'll be something.