International Surf Fishing Tourney Underway

By  //  October 6, 2013

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Fun for Anglers of all ages

ABOVE VIDEO: Anglers for Conservation’s Hook Kids on Fishing Clinic at Mote Marine Laboratory educated younger individuals on fishing techniques and information.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — The second annual Space Coast International Surf Fishing Tournament is began yesterday and will continue through Oct. 19 along the shores of Brevard County.

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The goal of the Space Coast International Surf Fishing Tournament is to compile the most inches of fish. All species are eligible except tarpon and sharks. The entry fee is $75 for adults, $60 for ages 16-20, and $35 for 15-and-under before Sept. 28, when fees increase by $10. Part of the proceeds will benefit Anglers for Conservation’s “Hook Kids on Fishing” programs. There will also be a prize for the angler with the most tarpon DNA samples from the FWC and Mote Marine. (Anglers For Conservation Image)

Anglers of all ages will compete in surf fishing and paddle fishing, with top prizes of $1,000. The goal is to compile the most inches of fish. All species are eligible except tarpon and sharks.

The entry fee is $75 for adults, $60 for ages 16-20, and $35 for 15-and-under before Sept. 28, when fees increase by $10.

Part of the proceeds will benefit Anglers for Conservation’s “Hook Kids on Fishing” programs.

There will also be a prize for the angler with the most tarpon DNA samples from the FWC and Mote Marine.

ABOUT ANGLERS FOR CONSERVATION

Anglers for Conservation, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, works within recreational fishing communities to create a new generation of marine stewards by establishing Marine Stewardship and Hook Kids on Fishing Programs.

Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department will host its Second annual Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday, April 13 in Grant-Valkaria. (Shutterstock image)

Anglers for Conservation, a non-profit organization, works within recreational fishing communities to create a new generation of marine stewards by establishing Marine Stewardship and Hook Kids on Fishing Programs. (Shutterstock image)

These programs focus on providing extended short and long-term classroom and in-the-field fishing, boating and marine conservation education and training to youth and their parents.

Through funding from individual donors and grants from foundations and government, Anglers For Conservation offers its programs to various segments of the general public in the community.

To register visit SurfFishingTournament.com

For more information visit AnglersForConservation.org


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