The 2019 Anchorage Aweigh Fishing Tournament was held on Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at Anchorage Park.
It was the 14th year, the tournament has been held in the Village. Each year the tournament is generally held the first Saturday before the school's open in August.
If you think you would like to participate in next year's event contact the Recreation office at 561-841-3386.
This fun, recreational tournament is for youth and adults. Lines went in the water at 6:00 am. The Weigh-in took place at the Anchorage Park Marina from noon and 3:00 pm.
Inshore anglers caught trout, sheeps head and snapper. Offshore anglers hauled in king, dolphin, wahoo, mutton snapper and grouper. Awards for both heaviest catch in both divisions for both juniors and adults were awarded.
A Kids Fishing Derby took place from 2:00-3:00 pm from Anchorage Park, meeting time at The Anchorage Park Gazebo was 1:45pm. This was a catch and release event and bait was provided provided. Awards were given for the largest fish caught in 8 & under group and 9 - 15 year-old age group.
After weigh-in, all participants and their families attended a cookout, entertainment, awards and great raffles! The cookout began at approximately 4:30 pm where food/drink was available for a nominal fee.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for next year's event! This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your business or service and expand your customer base.