Fishing Funds the Cure Tampa Bay

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Fishing Funds the Cure Tampa Bay

Saturday, October 17, 2020 to Sunday, October 18, 2020
General
| Fishing Tournament
Redfish
Snook
Spotted Sea Trout
Phone:561-707-8923
Mail: brett@snookfoundation.org


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The Tampa Bay Fishing Funds the Cure event is still the premier fishing tournament on Florida’s West Coast. This tournament features two full days of inshore fishing for redfish, snook, and trout and has become a favorite event among master fishermen and sponsors! The event will kick off on Friday night, October 16, with a tropical gala dinner reception, open bar, and live and silent auctions. Saturday, October 17, is the beginning of the two-day inshore fishing tournament with professionally guided boats and includes breakfast and lunch. Awards will be presented on Sunday afternoon during a ceremony at the Tradewinds Resort. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided on Sunday as well.



Team Event
Min: 1 Angler
Max: 6 Angler


St. Pete BeachPinellas County, Florida


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Website: http://nationalpcf.org/how-you-can-help/special-events/grand-slam-fishing-tournament/


Announcements

Events & Schedule

Dinner Kickoff

10/16/2020 07:00 PM

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Chris Geib
Director
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Dave Dennison
Captain
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Terry Russo
Captain
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Eddie Caldwell
Captain
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Harry Conner
Captain
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Richard Seward
Captain
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Davis (Daddy Dave) Markett
Captain
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Brent Gaskill
Captain
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Jim Lemke
Captain
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Mike Witfoth
Captain
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Chris Wiggins
Captain
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Phil Pegley
Captain
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Mark Dillingham
Captain
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Kyle NiFong
Captain
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Capt Ryan Harrington
Captain
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Robert Little
Captain
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Keith Benson
Captain
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Jay Plastic
Captain
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Kenny Good
Captain
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John McLay
Captain
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Capt. Craig Weaver
Captain
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Kris Winkel
Captain
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Capt. Austin Buxton
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Frank Diaz
Captain
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Brady Nelson
Captain
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Kevin Little
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RIch Andretta
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Ryan Betancourt
Captain
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Brian Lemelin
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John McMillan
Captain
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John Rivers
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Curt Romanowski
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Will Burbach
Captain
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Wes Burns
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Rob Gorta
Captain
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Ric Liles
Captain
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Cristian Minami
Captain
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Michael Murray
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Kevin Overstreet
Captain
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Thomas Dominguez
Captain
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Mickey Gibbs
Captain
John Gordon C*
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KENNY SMITH C*
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Aaron Jackson
Captain
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Carlos Bueno
Captain
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Tom Campbell
Captain
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Jeremy Rzonca
Captain
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Scott Gramling
Captain
Bryan Foley
Captain
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Chris Prevatt
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Robert Hanson
Captain
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Eddie Cooper
Captain
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Steve Collins
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Taylor Cowieson
Captain
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Chet Jennings
Captain
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Bob McGuire
Captain
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Andrew Kouris
Captain
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Jim Pollard
Captain
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Michael Murphy
Captain
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Eric Topole
Captain
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Nick Pavlakis
Captain
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Eric Rumer
Captain
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Ted Nesti
Captain
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Lee Murray
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Brandon Lederer
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Mike Grasso
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Jerry Clark
Captain
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Jordan Bowles
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Tony Franklin
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Matt Aquinto
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Jarrod Wallach
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Shane Edelstein
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Matt Douglas
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Rules and RegulationsClick to Read

  Eligible Fish: 
• Redfish, Snook, and Trout 
• One entry per species  
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•All fish entries must be submitted immediately after fish is landed via iangler tournament app. 
• No exceptions! General Rules: 

• Boats must depart and return to tournament fishing headquarters by water. Boats may depart in any order, but not before the starting signal is given by tournament officials. Please watch your wake in and out of the marina. Reckless boat handling will not be allowed. No trailering. 
• Anglers must hook, fight and bring the fish to the boat the day of the tournament without captain handling the rod. Captain can cast but cannot hook the fish. 
• All entries must be submitted via the iangler tournament app and contain the following: picture of catch, angler name, team, captain name, fish species, and length.
• If there is an issue with the submission, the scoring committee will reply via the app and call the captain. 
• No catches will be accepted after 3:00 p.m. 
• Full-release tournament. All effort must be made to release fish alive. 
• Natural and artificial baits permitted. 
• Chumming permitted. 
• Scents permitted. 
• Lures may be trolled. 
• Anglers or guides supply own bait, lures, and flies. 
• Anglers may not wade from the boat to fish. 
• There must be at least two (2) anglers on every participating boat. In the absence of a teammate or angler, a substitute angler may be approved by the tournament committee. 
• Tournament committee may elect an alternate starting location for either or both days of competition as demanded by weather conditions. 
• Fish must be entered immediately after fish is landed. 
• In the event of a tie, the team or angler who enters the fish first will be declared the winner. 
• The penalty for any rules violation is no points for the day. All protests must be in writing and signed. They must be presented to a rules committee member by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the violation. 
• Weather Policy – the safety of our anglers, participants, and staff is our primary concern. If inclement weather or other safety concerns arise, the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation and tournament organizers reserve the right to modify, limit, or cancel the event as necessary. 
• If you are seen fishing in a closed area, your team catches for that day are disqualified. Angling Requirements: 
• As a light tackle tournament, The Yerrid Foundation Grand Slam Fishing Tournament l requires line of maximum 20# breaking strength for fish caught using natural or artificial baits. Catch Qualifications and Registration: 
• A digital image is to be used for all photos. It is the sole responsibility of the angler to capture a clear image of the entered fish showing an accurate overall length measurement of that fish. 
• Catch shall be laid on the device, nose butting the lower or left end of the measuring device. You may have to steady the fish while on the measuring device. Take photograph of the whole fish, making sure the nose and tail are in the photo and that size gradations are visible. 
• Once satisfied with the catch photo, release the fish. Handling should be kept to a minimum and should only be done with wet hands. The measuring board should also be wet for the protection of the fish.
• All decisions relating to angler and catch eligibility, as well as scoring, shall be the responsibility of the tournament officials.
Scoring: 
• ALL fish entries must be submitted via the iangler tournament app immediately after fish is landed. In-person entries will NOT be accepted. 
• Eligible species: Redfish, Snook, and Spotted Sea Trout. Points will be awarded only for fish caught, photographed, and released in good condition. Every effort should be made to assure the live release of all fish, which must swim away from the angler in apparent good health. Fish should be unhooked before being released unless the act of unhooking is judged to be a danger to the angler or fish. In cases where unhooking appears inadvisable, hooks should be clipped in half or the leader should be clipped at the hook eye. 
• Due to the nature of the contest as an all release tournament, there are no size restrictions on the length of the fish (minimum or maximum) that will be imposed. 
• Fish measurements will be judged on total length, to the nearest ¼ inch. 
• Anglers are urged to utilize hooks with barbs bent down to facilitate unhooking. When fishing with natural bait, anglers are urged to use bronze (varnished) hooks that will rust quickly if left in the fi sh. 
• This is a Grand Slam Team Tournament – it is intended that our top awards feature team Grand Slam catches and as such, each team shall present their longest Redfish, Snook, and Spotted Sea Trout for the Team Grand Slam calculation. 
• Grand Slam – This is a team category. Winners are determined by the total length accrued of the longest Redfish, Snook, and Trout entered by the team.
Prize Categories: Grand Slam (TEAM) – Most total inches for Redfish, Snook, and Trout (1 entry per species). Must catch a fish in each species. (Redfish length in inches + Snook length in inches + Trout length in inches = Total inches)
Top Anglers (INDIVIDUAL) – Longest single fish (in inches) for each species – Redfish, Snook, and Trout. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes are awarded on a single fish entry. Each angler limited to one prize.

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