GULF BREEZE — The 42nd Gulf Breeze Optimist Family Fishing Rodeo runs from daybreak May 20 to 5 p.m. May 21 at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze. The weigh-ins take place 2-5 p.m. May 21 with prizes awarded at 5:30 p.m.
There will be over $5,500 in cash and prizes including a $1,000 cash grand prize. The entry fee is $25. Children 9 years old and younger are admitted free with an adult entry.
First, second, and third-place prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
Hook and Line: Amberjack, Bluefish, Bonito, Croaker, Dolphin, Flounder, Grouper, King Mackerel, Lady Fish, Ling/Cobia, Other Legal Snapper, Pompano, Redfish, Red Snapper, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, Yellow Fin Tuna, Black Fin Tuna, Wahoo, White Trout and Whiting
Spearfish Division: Amberjack, Legal Grouper, Legal Snapper
Tickets are available at Gulf Breeze Bait and Tackle, Hot Spots Bait and Tackle, Outcast Bait and Tackle, Broxson Outdoor and Half Hitch Bait and Tackle in Navarre; Avalon Bait and Tackle in Milton, Dive Pros, Scuba Shack, MBT Divers, and Bay Breeze Dive Center.
All proceeds benefit area youth programs. Gulf Breeze Optimist Club is a nonprofit organization and all contributions are tax deductible.
Call Verne Rhodes at 261-3731 for more information.