June 21 – June 25: Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, Sandestin, FL. $1.5MM+ in cash prizes; fishecbc.com
June 23 – June 25: Yellowtail Shootout, San Diego, CA; http://www.yellowtailshootout.com
June 24: Swan Island Family Field Day on Maine’s Kennebec River; http://www.maine.gov/ifw/education/swanisland/PDFs/2017fielddayregistration_waiver.pdf
June 24 – June 26: Outdoor Writers Association of America annual convention, Duluth, Minnesota; www.owaa.org.
June 29 – July 1: European Fishing Tackle Trade Expo (EFFTEX) in Budapest, Hungary; www.efftex.com.
July 8 – July 9: California B.A.S.S. Nation State Team Qualifier #3, California Delta, Oakley, CA, www.calbn.com
July 11 – July 14: ICAST Convention at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida; www.icastfishing.org.
July 11 – July 17: Blue Marlin Grand Championship, Orange Beach, AL. $1MM+ in cash prizes; thewharfmarina.com
Aug. 3 – Aug. 6: Saltwater Showdown; www.bluewatermovements.com.
Aug. 12: 10th Annual Fly Fishing Festival. American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester, Vermont. Samantha Pitcher (802) 362-3300 ext. 208 or firstname.lastname@example.org www.amff.org
Aug. 12 – Aug. 18: Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament, Manteo, NC. $1MM+ in cash prizes; pcbgt.com
Sept. 9: Reeling in the Cure Tournament, http://www.teamloggains.com/tournament.html