New Year, New Season!

As tarpon fever begins to roll across the bay, the STR Board of Directors are getting ready to announce the 82nd Annual Suncoast Tarpon Roundup. We are currently looking for engaged members of the local fishing community who would like to help us run and promote the 2016 Suncoast Tarpon Roundup.  We welcome your participation and ideas; contact us or send an email to president@suncoasttarponroundup.org, and be heard! If your business would…

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2015 Tarpon Season Wrap-up

Ryan M., the Ken Bruce Memorial Perpetual Trophy, with 47 releases

The 81st STR Fishing Tournament released nearly 500 tarpon, provided over $14000 in cash prizes, and a large donation to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.What a season! We’d like to take a moment to thank all of our sponsors and volunteers for their generosity. You helped us host a wonderful Kickoff Party at Bay Pines Marina, 10 great weeks of catch and release fishing, a great Finale Day and of course, the…

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2015 Awards Banquet

It’s been a great 81st season of Tarpon Fishing! Congratulations to all our anglers who participated in releasing fish and thanks to all of our sponsors for their continued support. We had a fantastic year, with over 60 anglers participating across 8 tournament divisions, including Juniors, Seniors, Women’s and Landlubber. In total, the Suncoast Tarpon Roundup released 498 tarpon and will award over $14,000 in cash and prizes along with a donation to The Pediatric Cancer…

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