Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tournament

The Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tournament returns to Matlacha. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Candlelighters of Southwest Florida, a charity that benefits childhood cancer research.

The tournament is a family event, featuring door prizes, raffles, food, live music, silent auctions and activities for the kids from noon to 4 p.m. on Nov. 11 

All fishing will be a catch, photograph, and release. Anglers must fish from paddle craft on Lee County waterways.  The tournament will begin at safe light.

Weigh-ins will be from noon to 3 p.m. and the ceremony will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Old Fish House Marina. PointYbel Brewing Company will host the captain’s meeting and registration the night before the tournament. All anglers must be present.

Registration begins at 6 p.m. and the captain’s meeting is at 7 p.m. The entry fee is $65 per angler.