Fishing & Boating News

Catch a tagged redfish, win a boat! CCA Florida STAR rollout

by: Andrea Gillespie, Coastal Conservation Association Florida

(Jan 14, 2015 - Fort Myers, FL) Join local recreational anglers, fishing celebrities, political figures and other media for the launch of the inaugural Coastal Conservation Association Florida State-wide Tournament (STAR).

 The kick-off for STAR is Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 1:45 on the main stage during the Florida Sportsman's Expo at the Lee County Civic Center. 

CCA Florida will roll out the particulars on how catching one of the eighty specially-tagged redfish offers a registered STAR angler the ability to win a new truck or boats.  STAR begins on Memorial Day weekend and the tournament ends at 5 p.m. on Labor Day, offering participants a total of 108 fishing days! 

STAR will be one of the most angler-inclusive tournaments in the state of Florida and will provide all anglers an opportunity to win. With nearly $500,000 in prizes & college scholarships, STAR anticipates recruiting over 4,500 participants, making it Florida's largest saltwater fishing tournament.

To learn more, please attend this special invitation launch on Saturday, January 31 at 1:45 on the main stage during the Florida Sportsman's Expo at the Lee County Civic Center.

Provide an RSVP to lfitzgerald@ccaflorida.com or by calling 352-665-4868. Complimentary parking and entry to the FS Expo will be provided to attendees.