Fishing days are Wednesday April 18, Thursday April 19, and Saturday April 21.
With a 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.
Geographical boundary limits are as follows: Eastern boundary – W 81.00 and Western boundary – W 82.20. The controlled daily departure location will be in the Lower Keys area. Boats must assemble each morning inside the reef line between Looe Key reef off Big Pine Key, and Western Dry Rocks off Key West.
Fishing must be performed in accordance with principles of good sportsmanship, and in compliance with these and IGFA rules as published in the 2011 Edition of the IGFA World Record Game Fish book under “International Angling Rules.” World Sailfish Championship tournament rules will be strictly adhered to, and all decisions of the Tournament Director will be final. Any angler(s), captain(s), or mate(s) found to be in any violation of any tournament rule may be disqualified from this tournament.
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