Dates: Jul 17, 2014 – Jul 20, 2014
Location: Dauphin Island, AL
ADSFR Open Competition ticket: $ 40 per angler Open Division and Speckled Trout Jackpot: $ 50 per boat. Tickets on Sale at the following locations: Academy Sports and Outdoors, Bay Bank, Quint’s Hardware & Sporting Goods, Greer’s Food Store, Jemison’s Bait & Tackle, Dauphin Island Marina, Sportsman’s Marine, Blue water Ships Store, and J&M Tackle.
The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, a Project of the Mobile Jaycees, is the largest fishing tournament in the world. Founded in 1929, the fishing rodeo now attracts over 3,000 anglers and 75,000 spectators. It is located on Dauphin Island, Ala. (N30 15’31, 90″ W88 06’47.78).
The 81st Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo will be held July 18-20, 2014. The ADSFR and Town of Dauphin Island are partnering to provide visitors with expanded entertainment options during the four day run. The inaugural Rodeo Weekend Music Festival will encourage rodeo attendees to get out and move around the island.
The event features 30 categories with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in all categories. One Master Angler is also awarded along with cash prizes for King Mackerel, Speckled Trout and Big Game Jackpots.
The ADSFR has donated over $150,000 to the University of South Alabama Department of Marine Sciences and annually funds academic scholarships.