Frequently Asked Questions
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YES. You must have your ticket with you when weighing in a fish. If you have purchased a ticket online, be sure to print your confirmation email and keep it with you.
All competitive divisions with cash awards must sign out at the yacht club during the Captains Meeting, Thursday June 1st 6pm-9pm.
No way! You can fish from a boat, a bridge, the beach, in a mud puddle…from anywhere!
- 24' High and 34' Wide
There is a Speckled Trout, King Mackerel, Offshore Slam, Red Snapper Jackpot, Trash Can Slam, and Junior Trash Can Slam at this year's Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo. Each division requires additional entry costs per team or per person. All anglers fishing in the competitive championships must possess their own Adults Division Ticket, with the exception of the Junior Trash Can Slam which requires a Kid's Division Ticket. See our rules page for more information.
YES! This is a very family friendly tournament and environment. We will have a kids division in our rodeo where junior anglers 12 and younger compete in 12 divisions (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place award packages in each category). A fish viewing station will be available for everyone to take a look at all the awesome fish that has been caught. There will be plenty of live music, food, and drinks for all ages!
Weigh in is Friday, June 2nd 12pm-7pm and Saturday, June 3rd 12pm-7pm. If you aren't in line by the end time, you cannot weigh in. There will be music, food, activities, and drinks for everyone of all ages going on both days at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club and Flora-Bama Ole River Grill so come join the fun Friday and Saturday.
The awards ceremony is Sunday, June 4th at 3:00pm at Flora-Bama Yacht Club.
Online or in the Flora-Bama gift shop. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the FBYC Captains party from 5pm-9pm. Ticket stations will be located down stairs at Ole River Grill. Tickets can be purchased online until midnight on Friday, June 2.
Florida and/or Alabama: http://takemefishing.org/fishing/license/
You do not have to sign out from any specific location and can leave from anywhere, so long as one member of each competitive division team signs out during the June 1 Captains' Party. Fish may be caught from any location between Cape San Blas, FL and the TX/LA border. You must weigh in no later than 7pm June 3.
By Car: Across the street from Flora-Bama Lounge, Package and Oyster Bar directly behind the Liquor Store on Ole River. By Boat: 30.2822 Degrees N, 87.5186 Degrees W
The parking lot located between Ole River Grill and Flora-Bama Yacht Club. All boats that cannot fit under the Ono Island Bridge, please bring your fish in by vehicle.
Everyone participating in the fishing rodeo must have a ticket. All ages require tickets.Captains and deckhands are not required to have a ticket IF they do not fish during the tournament.