The 40th Fernandina Beach Kingfish Tournament & Fishing Rodeo
presented by the Nassau Sport Fishing Association
August 12, 2023
at the Fernandina Harbor Marina

The Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo will continue it’s  Southern Kingfish Association tournament tradition, while again offering a family oriented tournament with four species of backwater game fish targeted for cash awards.  Every entrant can fish one or both divisions. Truly something for every angler to shoot for will be on the bill this year.  All entry fees are considered as donations to the NSFA.

Join in the fun for food, entertainment, silent auction, raffle and FISH!

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Tournament registration is open now at www.nsfafish.net/rodeo and onsite, Friday, August 11th from 3:00 - 7:00 PM
Mandatory Captain's Meeting Friday August 11th, 7:00 PM at the Fernandina Harbor Marina
The tournament fishing day is Saturday, August 12th from 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Weigh-In is Saturday, August 12th from 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Awards ceremony will follow Saturday, August 12th at 7:00 PM

Please note that should weather conditions force a postponement, Sunday, August 13, 2023 is our rain date.


Download a copy of the rules and have them with you during the tournament

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Schedule of Events



Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.