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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2015 Finale Day Results

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…

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