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Amelia Islander

3rd Annual Redfish Spot Tournament

The Amelia Island Guides Association (AIGA) and Amelia Island Marina will co-host the 3rdAnnual Redfish Spot Fishing Tournament on September 9, 2017 to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation. Folds of Honor, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is committed to the families of the armed services who have been wounded or killed while serving our great nation and to ensure no military family is left behind or forgotten. Since its inception in 2007, Folds of Honor has awarded more than 12,000 scholarships to children of fallen or disabled military men and women in all 50 states. You may make a donation to the Folds of Honor Foundation directly on their web site at

The tournament is open to all anglers fishing from powered boats, sail boats, kayak, canoe, the shore, bridges, piers, etc., with 100% of the entry fees paid out in prize money. The Captains Meeting will be held on Friday, September 8, 2017. The public is invited to listen to live music and watch the anglers present their fish for spot counting beginning at 2 p.m.

Additional information can be found on the AIGA website at If you would like to be a sponsor, donate to the raffle/silent auctionor have a booth at the event, please contact Capt. Scott Thompson at (904) 430-6014. The event will take place at the Amelia Island Marina, 251 Creekside Drive in Fernandina Beach, at the foot of the Shave Bridge.