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Burdine’s Waterfront Dolphin & Blackfin Tuna Tournament Means a Weekend of Fishing Fun June 28-30
Don't miss this family-friendly angling challenge!

Posted Thursday, June 6, 2013

 
Burdine’s Waterfront Dolphin & Blackfin Tuna Tournament Means a Weekend of Fishing Fun June 28-30
Tournament takes place during the height of dolphin fishing season.


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MARATHON, Florida Keys — Anglers targeting fine-tasting fish and on-the-water action can steer toward the Dolphin & Blackfin Tuna Fun Fishing Tournament set for Friday through Sunday, June 28-30.

The event’s 13th year kicks off Friday with a 5 p.m. captains meeting at Burdine’s Waterfront restaurant at the oceanside end of 15th Street in Marathon. Organizers of the family-friendly angling challenge plan to serve up a high-energy happy hour overlooking picturesque Boot Key Harbor with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a raffle for prizes.

Anglers fish Saturday and Sunday.

Top prizes of $700, $350 and $200 await individual adult anglers who catch the tournament’s three heaviest dolphin (mahi-mahi). The top three anglers in the junior division are to receive $300, $200 and $100.

Cash prizes of $750 each are to be presented to the anglers catching the heaviest blackfin tuna and wahoo.

The awards banquet is set for 6 p.m. Sunday at Burdine’s.

Entry fees remain an affordable $100 per adult and $50 per junior angler.

Tournament information: Brenda Duff at 305-743-5317 or burdineswaterfront@gmail.com

 
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