See this listing of Redfish tournaments in Florida.

Participate where you can and enjoy the good times with friends and family.

Below find a fishing contest calendar and list of the best redfish rodeos, derbies and tournament events during the year throughout the State of Florida.

Redfish Tournaments in Florida

Peruse this listing and event calendars of the best and most popular redfishing tournament events.

See the specific sites for official tournament rules, entry form, entry fees, fishing dates, registration requirements and additional details.

Don’t forget to sharpen your hooks!


IFA Redfish Tour

The oldest, largest and most prestigious redfish tournament series in the nation. For more than 20 years, the Inshore Fishing Association brings this classic event for your enjoyment each year. Presented by Cabela’s, this prestigious redfish tournament draws the best professional fishermen and fishing teams.

Over the more than two decades, the IFA has awarded several million dollars in cash and prizes.

Flatsmasters Redfish Tournament Series

Fishing teams compete across four event schedules through the year, (in March, April, June & September), with a championship tournament in October. The top 30 Teams in points after the four preliminary events will be invited to the Flatsmasters Championship Tournament.

Florida Pro Redfish Series

This classic redfish tournament brings fishing derbies over the entire, across three geographic regions. It consists of fishing four tournaments, across three regions, Big Bend region, West Coast and the East Coast of Florida.

Angling event dates are scattered starting in February, April, May, June, August and September. Angling teams can fish any four tournaments to qualify to compete in the championship.


LCEC Annual United Way Fishing Tournament

The annual event runs out of D&D Matlacha Bait and Tackle. This charitable rodeo targets redfish, snook, snapper and trout. Proceeds are donated to the United Way. To register see their site.


Big Bend Saltwater Classic Tournament

Redfish is a target species in the recreational and junior divisions in addition to more than 10 other fish species. Come for the redfish and try to catch other species too.


Islamorada (IFC) Snook & Redfish Smack Down

To be held in October. Enter the family in Men’s, Women’s or Junior Divisions. Win your division by catching the most ‘smack downs’ of redfish or snook.


Tampa Bay Redfish Tour

The fishing teams will alternate between Maximo Boat Ramp and Gandy Boat Ramp.