Pensacola Sports is excited to announce it is now the owner and operator of the Bud Light Family Fishing Rodeo. The event will take place as usual on June 24-25, 2017.
Cash awards and prizes await the angler who weighs in the top three fish in 20 different species. In addition to the rodeo, there is a King Mackerel Challenge with separate buy-in and cash and prizes awarded to the boat that brings in the biggest king mackerel.
Friday, June 23
5pm – 9pm
Flounders Pensacola Beach
Free Fish Fry (with paid Rodeo Entry)
Begins: Saturday, June 24 – 12:01 a.m.
Ends: Sunday, June 25 – 6:00 p.m.
No fishing outside of the these times.
Fishing may be done by boat, land, pier, kayak, or dock for the general rodeo.
General Rodeo – $30 ($40 with an official tournament shirt purchase)
Academy Sports Junior Rodeo – Free (if a junior wants to fish in the general rodeo, a $30 rodeo ticket must be purchased)
Vince Whibbs Automotive King Mackerel Challenge – $350 per boat (all anglers must have a $30 rodeo ticket)
In-Shore Challenge – $300 per boat (all anglers must have a $30 rodeo ticket)
Flounders, Pensacola Beach
Saturday, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. – all boats must be at the Flounders dock by 6 pm
A Torry Meter will be used on all questionable fish.
Anglers in the general rodeo are able to bring their fish in via vehicle. Reserved spaces in front of Flounders will be available to drop off the angler and fish. Anglers will not be able to park, only drop off.
All Challenge fish must be brought to the weigh in via boat.
Monday, June 26
Flounders on Pensacola Beach