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Destin 2015 Fishing Rodeo

The Destin Fishing Rodeo is a month-long series of events that celebrate the abundant fishing in Destin, Florida. The Rodeo includes the fishing tournament (Oct. 1-30) as well as a 5K Run (Oct. 5), Rootin' Tootin' Rodeo Round-Up (ages 12 & under on Oct. 18), Shark Saturdays and Kids Fall Fest (Oct. 20).

Established in 1948, The Destin Fishing Rodeo is the ultimate fishing tournament for saltwater anglers of all ages. Open Everyday (Oct. 1-31). The Rodeo is open to private and charter fishing boats and is FREE for angler's fishing aboard a boat registered in the Rodeo. There are dozens of categories and daily, weekly and overall awards. The tournament features more than $100,000 in cash and prizes. So whether you're trolling inshore for King Mackerel, offshore for Marlin and Sailfish, or fishing the deep bottoms for Red Snapper and Grouper, there is a cateogory and potential prize for your catch.

Enjoy weigh-ins everyday on the docks at A.J.'s Seafood & Oyster Bar from 10 am until 7 pm. Learn more at

Dates & Times

  • Thursday, October 1, 2015