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Fishing Rodeo on August 4

Jul 25, 2018 02:00AM
The 36th annual Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo, presented by the Nassau Sport Fishing Association will be held on August 4 at the Fernandina Harbor Marina. It is sanctioned by the Southern Kingfish Association as part of their 2018 Tournament Trail national championship series. There is a kingfish division and an in/offshore division; every entrant may fish in one or both divisions.

The traditional silent auction and raffle will be going on in full swing on Friday and Saturday during the tournament, that also features a barbecue and ice cream stand. The Budweiser Beer Wagon will be on hand along with other non-alcoholic beverages to help handle the summer heat.

There will be live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evening featuring Larry and the Backtracks, plus several boats on display and new trucks from local dealers. The weigh-in is on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. For more information visit or call (904) 277-8889.