Tarpon Tournament

 

9th Annual "Ding" Darling & 

Doc Ford's Tarpon Tournament

May 22, 2020

   

To celebrate the history of the first documented tarpon caught on a rod-and-reel in “Ding” Darling’s Tarpon Bay in 1885, Doc Ford’s and the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge have partnered to host this ninth annual “catch, care, and release” tournament on  May 22, 2020. Registration is $500 per team of four, 100 percent of which goes back to the anglers in cash awards. 

Stay tuned for more news and registration information.  

Thanks to Our 2020 Sponsors (to date)

 

TITLE SPONSOR

 

CHAMPION SPONSORS

Mark & Gretchen Banks

PRESENTING SPONSORS

PLATINUM SPONSORS

Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC

Mabry Brothers

Suncoast Beverage

 Gold Sponsors

The Historic Bait Box

Jensen's Twin Palm Cottages and Marina

Lee County Sports Development

 On Island

Trophy Case of Fort Myers

Silver Sponsors

Anisa Stewart Jewelry

Island Sand Paper

 

Click HERE for images of the 2019 tournament.

 Click HERE to read about the 88 fish caught and $125,000 raised in 2019

For questions regarding the tournament or interest in becoming a sponsor, please call the Society office at 239-472-1100 ext.239

 

 

 

 

 

 

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