Monday, September 13, 2010

Sixth annual Fall Fly Fishing Challenge scheduled Nov. 6

The Mangrove Coast Fly Fishers and Sarasota Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association will hold their 6th annual Fall Fly Fishing Challenge Nov. 6 out of the Ken Thompson Park boat ramp on City Island in Sarasota.

The catch, photo and release fly fishing event will feature an Open Division, for guides and anglers fishing with guides (all anglers are eligible to compete in the Open Division) and a Fly Angler Division (no guides allowed in Fly Angler Division).

In the Open Division, eligible species include snook, redfish and spotted sea trout. Those in the Fly Angler Division will fish for a variety of species, including snook, redfish, spotted sea trout, bluefish, ladyfish, flounder, snapper, jack crevalle, pompano and permit based on a point system.

Entry fee is $50 and includes an awards BBQ at Sarasota Outboard Club.
Applications will be available at area tackle shops or on line at and .
Call Rick Grassett at (941) 923-7799 or e-mail for more info.

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