The Islamorada Sailfish Tournament kicks of the 2023 Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship, followed by the Islamorada Fishing Club’s Sailfish Tournament then the Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament.
The 59th Islamorada Sailfish Tournament kicks off at Whale Harbor’s banquet facility on Thursday December 1st 2022. Fishing will take place on December 2nd thru 4th with an amazing awards feast on Sunday night. The tournament will be 20 pound test and up to six lines in the water! The tournament is the primary fundraiser for the Islamorada Charter Boat Association, a 501-c-3 organization. Last year over $80,000 in cash was paid to the winners! You don’t want to miss the action this year. Don’t delay. Register early and SAVE! This year the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament offers you the opportunity to register before November 12th and save on entry fees.
New anglers and old friends come to Islamorada every year to participate in this prestigious event. The Islamorada Sailfish Tournament is the first leg of the coveted Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship that includes the Islamorada Fishing Club’s Sailfish Tournament fishing on Wednesday the 18th of January, 2023 followed by the Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament fishing on January 21st and 22nd, 2023. If you intend to fish in the Gold Cup Series you must register for the Gold Cup Tournament by November 12th to be guaranteed a spot in the Fishing Club and Cheeca Lodge Tournaments!
Whale Harbor will once again be the tournament headquarters and home of the Committee Boat. We invite you, your friends and family to stop by for up to the minute tournament results or follow us on the web. Become a Facebook fan and find all the information you need on the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament, as well as the Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship, on the web site.
The Islamorada Sailfish Tournament would like to thank our major sponsors Caribee Boat Sales, Yamaha Outboards, Tackle Center of Islamorada, the donation of non-offset circle hooks from VMC, and the splendid parties put on by Whale Harbor Restaurants and Marina. With your help and theirs the Islamorada Charter Boat Association will continue the fight to preserve and protect the fabulous fishing in the Florida Keys.
Join the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament today!
December 1 - 4, 2022
January 17 & 18, 2023
January 20 - 22, 2023
June 28 & 29, 2023