Encore Resort Sponsors Fishing Contest

February 14, 2012 by   - () Leave a Comment

Aerial view of Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina

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 Registration closes Feb. 23.


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