2015 Finale Day Results

STR Finale Day Winners 2015

STR Finale Day Winners 2015. From left to right: Jacob Haddad (3rd), James Roehm (2nd) and Noah Epstein (1st).

Congratulations to all our anglers who braved the rough seas and released fish over the weekend!

On August 1, Noah Epstein released 2 fish, coming in first place and taking home the $5,000 Grand Prize! It’s the first time in tournament history Finale Day has been won from land! Great Job Noah! James Roehm came in second with one release at 6:11 am, and Jacob Haddad came in third with a release at 7:02. All releases were verified with photo or video evidence.

Stephen Corns' release for Jr Finale Day, 2015

Stephen Corns’ release for Jr Finale Day, 2015

Stephen Corns won Junior Finale Day on August 2 with one release. It was a very rough day with Stephen Corns having the only release of all juniors who participated.

Great job to all of our anglers! We’ll see you at the Banquet on August 29th for your prizes!

Download the 2015 Banquet Form

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Captain’s Meeting (Jul 31.) & Finale Day (Aug. 1)

The STR Finale Day Captain’s Meeting will be held Friday, July 31 from 6-8pm at Hooters, located at 4125 4th St N, Saint Petersburg.

Anglers who placed 1st-3rd during any of the qualifying 10 weeks are qualified to fish finale day,  and must attend the Captain’s Meeting to participate.

There are some big changes to this year’s rules, so please be sure to attend if you are planning on participating.

Finale Day will be held Saturday, August 1 from 6am to 3pm, with the results being held at Bay Pines Marina.

RSVP to the Captain’s Meeting

RSVP to Finale Day

Junior Finale Day! (Aug. 2)


Congratulations to our junior anglers who have fished hard for the last 10 weeks and qualified to fish Junior Finale Day on August 2nd!

Junior Finale Day starts at 6:00 am and ends at 2pm. All STR Tournament Rules apply to Junior Finale Day. All anglers must check-in at Bay Pines Marina no later than 2:30. Anglers may arrive by land or sea.

If you have questions, contact the STR at webmaster@suncoasttarponroundup.org.

Good Luck & See you at Bay Pines Marina!

Qualifying Anglers as of July 21, 2015:

  • AJ Kirkman
  • Stephen Corns
  • Cayden Crisp
  • Kenneth Balseca II
  • Kelsie McDonnell
  • Hunter Rudisll
  • Devon Peduzzi
  • Katie McDonnell
  • Fischer Carr