11th Annual Rock the Dock Fishing Tournament

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The 11th Annual Rock the Dock Fishing Tournament returns to Wakulla County this spring, and it promises to be the most exciting edition yet! Festivities will take place in Panacea at beautiful Woolley Park, with the Captain’s Meeting and registration beginning on Friday, April 26, 2019, followed by the main tournament on April 27-28.

Join some of the most accomplished anglers in the region

Each year, the Rock the Dock Fishing Tournament draws anglers with a wide range of experience, and the fishing action is always highly competitive and fun. The inshore and offshore waterways of Wakulla County in the spring make for the perfect backdrop to a beautiful weekend of championship fishing.

Rock the Dock features a variety of different categories and divisions, so anyone can compete within their angling comfort zone. This includes an inshore and offshore category in the recreation division, a kayak division, a youth division, and an opportunity for lady anglers to weigh in their fish and be entered to win prizes. Prizes are awarded for various categories and divisions and range from gift cards to cash prizes.

You can visit the official Rock the Dock Tournament website to see a full list of the divisions, rules, and prizes, and get a head start on registering for the tournament.

Enter to win a bay boat, enjoy live entertainment, and more

The Rock the Dock Tournament also features some exciting things that are happening on land. You can enter a raffle to win a beautiful 2019 Skeeter SX200 Bay Boat valued at $39,900. You should also make time to arrive early for the Captain’s Meeting on Friday, April 26. Registration for the tournament will begin at 4:00 PM, and dinner and drinks will be served at 6:00 PM. Following the important announcements, Tom and the Cats will take the stage and provide live entertainment for the remainder of the evening.

Dive headfirst into all of the amazing fishing opportunities in Wakulla County

The Rock the Dock Fishing Tournament is the perfect opportunity to discover why fishing is such an important part of life in Wakulla County. Our diverse and abundant waterways are stunning to behold, harbor many different species of freshwater and saltwater fish, and are vital to the natural ecosystems here. Check out our accommodations page to start planning your Wakulla County fishing adventure today, and get ready to hit the waters in an angling paradise.