Guest Speaker for February
The guest speaker will be Rich Vidulich, “Pompano Rich”. Rich is the owner of the Surf Tack Sales and Beach Charter Guide. The topic will be pompano fishing.
Inaugural Fort Pierce Sportfishing Club Annual Species Tournament
In an effort to promote a “friendly fishing” competition amongst the members, the Club is proposing an annual fishing tournament for a specific set of fish species. The tournament for 2017 will run from March 1 to December 1. In the future, the tournament period will run from January 1 to December 1. Winners of the tournament will be recognized during the Club’s Annual Holiday Dinner in December.
A draft of the tournament details (e.g., eligible species, rules, reporting requirements, etc.) can be viewed by clicking on the “Annual Species Tournament” tab. Please email any comments or questions to Kalani Cairns.
Slow Shrimp Boil in March
The Club is preparing to have a shrimp boil for its members and guests during our March 15 meeting. The boil will contain shrimp, sausage, corn, etc. The cost is $15 per person for the food. Beer and water can be purchased from the Club or you can BYOB. Interested attendees are encouraged to purchase their tickets early. More details will be presented at the Club’s February meeting.
2017 Bahamas Trip in late March
Sign up sheet for those interested in the Fish the Bahamas Cruise at Old Bahama Bay Resort in March (sometime between March 20 – 31). Room is $150.00 per night.
6th Annual Fort Pierce Oyster Festival in April
The 6th Annual Fort Pierce Oyster Festival is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, April 1 from 10 am to 7 pm and Sunday, April 2 from 10 am to 4 pm, although scheduling details have not been finalized. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, we will have a sign up sheet at the February 15th meeting.
Click here to view details of the festival as they are finalized.
Fishing Information links added
Two new links have been added to the Fishing Info panel: a link to TCPalm’s fishing columnist, Ed Killer, and a link to local fishing reports. Hope they help.
Discount offered for FPSC members interested in joining Tow BoatUS
Enclosed is the 2017 BoatU.S. discount information for our club members. The code is GA85180B.