Reel In Big Fun at the 2017 Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo!

June 23rd, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo 2017The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo (ADSFR) is the world’s largest fishing tournament, scheduled for July 21st through the 23rd, 2017 on Alabama’s Dauhpin Island!

2017 marks the 84th anniversary of the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, which was listed as the world’s largest fishing tournament in the 2011 Guinness World Records, More than 3,000 anglers from at least 24 states are expected to spend 3 days fishing the Gulf of Mexico for up to one million dollars in cash and prizes. One Master Angler is awarded.

The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo also hosts the Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament (RMYAT) on July 15th, 2017. This event is for children 15 years and younger and attracts more than 1500 young anglers each year. This one-day event is handled similarly to the adult rodeo except that it has 31 categories instead of 30.

Beyond the fishing, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo also includes a number of land-based events and attractions, including live music, contests, and more. Don’t miss it!

2017 Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Schedule

Thursday, July 20
6pm – The Spot Liars Contest presented by Globalstar
6pm – Captain’s Meetings
7:30pm – Wes Loper Band (music)

Friday, July 21
5am – Cannon Blast (official start of 84th ADSFR)
10am – Weigh Station Opens
2-4pm – Blues in Trouble (music)
4:30-6:30pm – Fortag (music)
7pm – Weigh Station Closes
7-9pm – Winston Ramble (music)

Saturday, July 22
10am – Weigh Station Opens
1 – 2:45pm – Yeah, Probably with Brandon White (music)
3 – 4:45pm – Eric “Birdman” Erdman (music)
5 – 7pm – Mulligan Brothers (music)
7pm – Weigh Station Closes

Sunday, July 23
10am – Weigh Station Opens
12:30 – 2:30pm – Prime Country (music)
3 – 4:30pm – Rolling in the Hay (music)
5pm – Cannon Blast (official end of 84th ADSFR)
5pm – Weigh Station Closes

Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo 2017

July 21st through the 23rd, 2017
531 Lemoyne Dr, Dauphin Island, AL 36528
Visit the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo website at adsfr.com for more details.

Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Lodging
Planning on attending the 2017 ADSFR or RMYAT? Let Malaga Inn be your home away from home during either tournament! Our convenient location in downtown Mobile, Al offers free parking, wifi, and a continental breakfast. Plus you’ll be just minutes away from all the hullabaloo on Dauphin Island. Book your stay at Malaga Inn today!