Encore Resort Sponsors Fishing Contest
Located in the heart of the Florida Keys, Encore’s Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina in Big Pine Key, Fla., will host a three-day fishing tournament from Feb. 24-26.
Open to both overnight guests and daytime visitors, the fishing tournament will award over $4,000 in cash for first, second and third places in six different categories, according to a news release.
A captain’s meeting kicks off the tournament on Feb. 24 at 5 p.m., with the Sunset Sangria Party to follow. Tournament fishing and weigh-ins will take place on Feb. 25 and Feb. 26 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The weekend tournament will culminate with an awards dinner and dance that will begin at 5 p.m. on Sunday after the final day’s weigh-in. Cash prizes and fishing gear provided by PENN will be awarded to the top three finishers in six different categories: cero mackerel, dolphin, king mackerel, wahoo, snapper and best overall.
Sunshine Key is offering special stay packages for tournament anglers, which includes: $399 package (overnight RV site for 3 nights, 1 entry fee, 3 day boat slip); $599 package (travel trailer rental for 3 nights; 2 entry fees; 3 day boat slip); $149 package (4 entry fees, 2 day boat slip). A single entry fee is available for $30.
To register for the tournament and to arrange for accommodations at Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina, call (866) 730-0637 or visit www.RVontheGo.com. Registration closes Feb. 23.