The first Bimini Native Fishing Tournament was held in the early 1950’s by a group of natives who organized the Progressive Sporting Club. This year’s tournament will consist of 3 days of activities from August 3-5, 2023. The opening ceremony will take place at Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina on Thursday evening followed by a full day of fishing on Friday and a half day of fishing on Saturday. The awards and closing ceremony will take place at Bimini Big John’s on Saturday night.
The Bahamas Fishing Tournament Association (BAHFTA) and the Acklins Fishing Tournament Association (AFTA) are pleased to present the second annual Acklins Fishing Tournament & Festival: Species: Bonefish, Cudda, Permit and Tarpon.
This much anticipated Second Season is a 7-Day Event that begins April 15, 2022, and ends on April 22, 2022. The tournament is hosted by The Pestell Beach Resort and The Pestell Beach Bar and Grill.
The Bimini Wahoo Mayhem is the highest paying Wahoo tournament in the Bahamas. With the tournament being held at the peak of Wahoo season in one of the most prolific Wahoo destinations in the world, teams across the country and Caribbean are being drawn to compete in this world class event. This tournament has no boundaries, allowing teams to fish the richest areas of the Bahamas in search of monster Wahoo. The Fourth Annual Bimini Wahoo Mayhem is being held November 12-14, 2020. This in an invitational tournament only.
Leg Three of The Abaco Diamond Series
This family oriented deep sea and bottom fishing tournament has been around for the past thirty plus years. This event attracts fishing enthusiasts to Abaco to participate, along with the local fishing devotees. The tournament is for all levels of fishing capabilities: all age groups are welcome to participate.
Captain's Meeting will be April 12th at 4:00 p.m. at the Tipsy Sea Gull. Tournament weigh-in will be at Treasure Cay Marina. Captain's Celebration Cocktail Reception will be held at the Tipsy Sea Gull on April 14th / 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
This release-only billfish tournament, organized by Chub Cay Club, will be held on the weekend after Easter. It will be capped at 20 boats, and only Club members and a very limited number of guests will be allowed to participate. There is usually great fishing in the area at that time of year.
This no-rules tournament is organized by the Great Harbour Cay Development Group (Great Harbour Cay Marina) and attracts up to 40 boats from Florida and Georgia, with a number of talented fishermen who are just out to have a little fun. It will also include art, souvenirs, food, music, and dancing.
Times indicated are for lines in the water and weigh-ins on Friday and Saturday. The tournament will begin with a Captains' meeting on Thursday evening and there will be cocktail/dinner events on the other days.
This is the first tournament of its kind to take place at the resort, and 100+ anglers are expected to participate. The host will be Charter Boat Captain, Chase Camacho.
The Bimini Sands is at it again, come and join in the catch registration$1750.00 per boat includes up to 4 anglers (including Captain). Sponsors include Tito's Home Made Vodka, Tropic Ocean Airways, ROFFS,Hotspots, Social Caddie, Florida Yacht Interiors, Sands Beer, Fathom Offshore, Papa’s Pilar Rum, and Chase N Dreams Yacht Charter.
This tournament is designed to foster a competitive angling atmosphere in pursuit of a specific species of fish.