87th ANNUAL SARASOTA TARPON TOURNAMENT

May 6 thru June 11, 2017

The Final Week’s Results Are Official

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017

The Final Week’s Results Are Official

Brock Horner earned the fifth coveted spot for the scheduled Fish-Off set for Sat., June 17. Brock’s 37″ catch and release happened on Monday, June 5th at around 7:50 pm near Big Pass.

Second place finisher David Sugar landed a very respectable 32″ girth Tarpon on Sunday the 4th at around 8:00 am off of Casey Key, and Larry Leszcznski placed third, with a 31.25″ catch off of Anna Maria at around 8:45 am on Saturday, the 10th.

This year’s tournament saw some of the rainiest weather in recent memory so hats off to those courageous anglers who braved this year’s challenging weather.

Week Five Results have been certified and here is how they finished:

    1st Place: Brock Horner w/ a 37″ Girth
    2nd Place: David Sugar w/ a 32″ Girth
    3rd Place: Larry Leszcznski w/ a 31.25″ Girth

The five weekly first place finishers included Tom Kane, Week One, Eric Hernandez, Week Two, Bryan Wright, Week Three, Curt Tellbuescher, Week Four, and Brock Horner, Week Five will be joined by David Sugar who qualified for the Fish-Off with seven overall catches totaling 208 inches, and Greg Peterson who took the Fly Division with a 26 inch catch and release on June 9th.

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Week Four produces the largest recorded catch of the tournament to date

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017

Week Four produces the largest recorded catch of the tournament to date

Curt Tellbuescher earned the fourth coveted spot for the scheduled Fish-Off set for Sat., June 17. Curt’s 42″ catch and release happened on Monday, May 29th at around 7:15 pm near Big Pass and is the largest recorded catch and release of the tournament so far.

Second place finisher Clark Nash landed a very respectable 37″ girth Tarpon on Tuesday the 30th at around 6:45 pm off of Anna Maria, and Rusty Driver placed third, with a 36″ catch off of Holmes Beach at around 10:00 am on Monday, the 29th.

The Week Four Results have been certified and here is how they finished:

    1st Place: Curt Tellbuescher w/ a 42″ Girth
    2nd Place: Clark Nash w/ a 37″ Girth
    3rd Place: Rusty Driver w/ a 36″ Girth

There is one week of fishing left and anglers can still register here on this website.

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Week Three results are in the books

Posted by on May 29, 2017

Week Three results are in the books

Bryan Wright earned the third coveted spot for the scheduled Fish-Off set for Sat., June 17. Bryan’s 36.75″ Tarpon catch and release happened on Sunday, May 21st at around 9:30 am just off of Anna Maria.

This week’s second place finisher Carl Sadler landed a 33.5″ girth Tarpon also on Sunday the 21st at around 8:00 pm just off of Lido, and David Sugar placed third with a 32.25″ catch off of Casey Key at around 7:00 pm on Sunday night as well.

Week Three Results have been certified and here is how they finished:

    1st Place: Bryan Wright w/ a 36.75″ Girth
    2nd Place: Carl Sadler w/ a 33.5″ Girth
    3rd Place: David Sugar w/ a 32.25″ Girth

There are 2 weeks of fishing left and anglers can still register here on this website.

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