Welcome to Gasparilla Island, home of the World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament!

THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017

FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017

Captain’s Party Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Congratulations to the artist of the 2017 World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament, Kelly Reark! Kelly is  an award-winning local artist inspired by her days fishing in Boca Grande and Chokoloskee. Her mission is to motivate outdoorsmen to preserve resources for the enjoyment of all.

Since 2002 she has exhibited work in conjunction with fishing tournaments, galleries, and invitational or juried fine art festivals. Her work has been published in books, magazines and newspapers, and is on display in both private collections and public spaces.

To see more of Kelly’s work go to kellyreark.com.

 

 

 

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Results of the

WORLD’S RICHEST TARPON TOURNAMENT 2016

MAY 19 AND 20

FIRST PLACE
Capt. Timmy Smith on Sundown

Angler John Judson

Angler Justin Davis

Angler Joel Trost

Angler Will Bonner

Seven Tournament Releases

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SECOND PLACE

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Capt. Waylon Mills on Blaze

Angler Roger Otto

Angler David LeFevers

Angler Don Bell

Angler Jeff Fry

Six Tournament Releases

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$26,000 SECOND PRIZE WINNERS

FIRST RELEASE OF THE FIRST DAY:

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Capt. Blake Cheske on Outta Line

Anglers Lewis Fernandez, Don Simon and Kacy Cheske

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$9,800

LAST RELEASE OF THE FIRST DAY:

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Capt. Charlie Coleman on Casuarina

Anglers Howard Wise, Emily Wise, Daniel Hildreth and Nicole Coleman

$9,800

FIRST RELEASE OF THE SECOND DAY, AND

LAST RELEASE OF THE SECOND DAY:DSC_5237Capt. Timmy Smith on Sundown

Anglers John Judson, Justin Davis, Joel Trost and Will Bonner

$9,800

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History of the World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament

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