Fishing days are Thursday April 11, Friday April 12, and Sunday April 14.

Geographical boundary limits are as follows: Eastern boundary – W 81.20 and Western boundary – W 82.20. The controlled daily departure location will be in the Lower Keys area. The Committee Boat will broadcast a signal on VHF Channel 78 at 6:20 a.m. authorizing lines off the docks. The Committee Boat will broadcast a signal on VHF Channel 78 at 8:00 a.m. authorizing lines in. Boats must remain in the water (i.e., not transported in any manner to another location). Tournament schedule may be changed to accommodate weather. The committee boat will monitor Channel 78 VHF and 80 VHF as a backup.

Guaranteed top prize of $100,000.

The prestigious sailfish challenge draws top teams and benefits the Don Shula Foundation for Breast Cancer Research, Camp Boggy Creek for youngsters with chronic and life-threatening illnesses, and other national and local charities.


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