Destin Fishing Rodeo
Anglers, make your way to the Emerald Coast of Destin for the annual fall fishing rodeo! Fishing is free when aboard a registered boat and weigh-in takes place each evening at AJâ€™s. Come out for fun, fish and glory during the Destin Fishing Rodeo.
The Destin Fishing Tournament was established in 1948 and has been recognized as the ultimate fishing tournament for saltwater anglers of all ages!
Here is some insight into what the tournament is all about:
â€“ Open Everyday â€“ October 1st through October 31st
â€“ The Rodeo is FREE to all anglerâ€™s fishing aboard a registered boat in the Rodeo. Open to private and charter boats. (Click here to register.)
â€“ Weigh-ins everyday on the docks at A.J.â€™s Seafood & Oyster Bar from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
â€“ Fishing on pier bridge jetty is free for anglers 14 years and younger. (A $25 fee is required for anglers 15 and over.)
â€“ Over $100,000 awarded in cash and prizes
â€“ Virtually every gamefish is recognized with awards during the Rodeo.