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All American Backcountry Fishing Tournament

To Salute War Heroes

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November 12 - 14, 2020
Cheeca Lodge & Spa
Islamorada, FL

Tournament inspired by 41st US President George Bush honors war heroes in the esteemed competition over Veteran’s Day weekend.

Entry fee of $1,500 per angler includes:
•    Kickoff dinner for angler and guide and two guests along with Live Auction on Thursday, November 12th. 
•    Awards banquet dinner for angler and guide and two guests on Saturday, November 14th.
•    Daily breakfast and boxed lunch for Angler and Guide World Wide Sportsman.
•    A gift bag per person.

Fishing: Anglers will compete for releasing five different species of inshore fish: Snook, Redfish, Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit. 
Departing from World Wide Sportsman, competitive fishing hours are from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, November 13th, and Saturday, November 14th, 2020.

Awards: Awards for Individual Grand Champion, Individual Runner-Up, Grand Champion Team, Runner-Up Grand Champion Team, and Champions in the Fly, Artificial and General Tackle Divisions and Best Photo will be presented. 

Social Events: All social events are included in the angler entry fee and will be held at Cheeca Lodge & Spa. Social-only tickets for the public are available in limited quantity. Advance reservations are required. Please email aalba@cheeca.com to make your reservations.  

2020 Schedule of Events

Tournament Rules

Entry Form

Sponsorship Form