11th Annual Michael Shields Memorial Fishing Tournament
Please join us for the 11th Annual Michael Shields Memorial Inshore Open which will be held October 4th & 5th at the River Palm Cottages & Fish Camp in Jensen Beach. Open to both children and adults, it is the largest inshore fishing tournament along the Treasure Coast.
The Open is named after longtime Martin County resident Michael Shields, who died at the age of 23 from bone cancer. It follows a catch and release format, with separate categories for snook, tarpon, trout, and redfish. There is a Captain’s Party on Friday the 4th. Everyone 21 Years Old and Over is welcome! Party includes a full open bar, dinner, live music, DJ, raffles and Silent Auction. On Saturday we host a Family Style Awards BBQ.
The Open is held to raise critically-needed funds for the programs of Project LIFT.
Meet Our 2019 Professional Guides........
We have partnered up with many of our local fishing guides to provide an unforgettable experience for our Platinum Sponsors.
The guides are booked on a very limited, first come, first serve basis.
Please contact R.J. Ferraro at (772) 221-0600 to book your guide for this event.
Thanks to our returning TOP GUIDES!
2011 - Capt. Mike Holliday
2014- Capt. Adam White
2015 - Capt. Adam White
2016 - Capt. Chaos
2017 - Capt. Adam White
2018 - Capt. Adam White
Who is going to take the top spot this year.....