2018 Shands Saltwater Trout Tournament, Steinhatchee, April 29, Sea Hag Marina

The Shands Fishing For Kids Saltwater Trout Tournament, one of the largest and most popular fishing events in our Natural North Florida region takes place on Saturday, April 28 at Steinhatchee.  Weigh-in and a celebratory fish fry will be held at the Sea Hag Marina. With some excellent (and guaranteed) payouts, this promises to be a fun time for the whole family.  For some information on recent catches as well as forecasts and historical fishing data, take a look at Capt. Rick Davidson’s monthly columns on the Sea Hag’s website.  

Here’s information about the event:


  • $100 entry fee per boat
  • Guaranteed payout
    • Five fish aggregate weight
    • 1st Place: $1,000
    • 2nd Place: $400
    • 3rd Place: $200
    • 4th Place: $100
    • Big Red Fish: $300
    • Most Spots Red Fish: $250
    • Big Trout: $250
    • Kids category: trophies and prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place finishers