Aug. 3 – Aug. 6: Saltwater Showdown; www.bluewatermovements.com.
Aug. 5: Mercury/SeaVee Pompano Beach Saltwater Showdown out of Sands Harbor Resort & Marina, entry fee $475; www.saltwatershowdown.com.
Aug. 5: West Palm Beach Fishing Club wahoo tournament out of Sailfish Marina in Palm Beach Shores, entry $60 per boat; www.westpalmbeachfishingclub.org.
Aug. 12: 10th Annual Fly Fishing Festival. American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester, Vermont. Samantha Pitcher (802) 362-3300 ext. 208 or email@example.com www.amff.org
Aug. 12 – Aug. 18: Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament, Manteo, NC. $1MM+ in cash prizes; pcbgt.com
Aug. 19: Florida Fly Fishing Council annual meeting, Plantation Resort in Crystal River
Aug. 23 – Aug. 27: Florida Outdoor Writers Association annual convention at Silver Springs in Ocala, Fla; www.fowa.org.
Sept. 9: Reeling in the Cure Tournament, http://www.teamloggains.com/tournament.html
Sept. 30 – Oct. 1: IFBBA Tournament at Lake of the Ozarks out of Runaway II Resort, entry $400 per team; www.ifbba.com.