Islamorada, FL- The 20th Annual Keys Kids Fishing Derby has been rescheduled for Sunday October 15th at the Lorelei for anglers ages 10 and under. There is no charge to enter but anglers must be Monroe County residents. There are three fishing divisions: Shoreline, Backcountry and Offshore and awards for three age divisions, 4 and under, 5-7 and 8-10. There are lots of prizes with winners in all divisions! Sign up early as the first 100 registered anglers are guaranteed ditty bags. Sign up at Tackle Center of Islamorada, Caribee Boat Sales, at the Lorelei in person or on line, or you can find the application on Facebook “Keys Kids Fishing Derby”
Shoreline fishing will be allowed at the Lorelei with waters chummed by Tackle Center of Islamorada. Bait for shoreline anglers will be supplied by Tackle Center of Islamorada and there will be plenty of folks on hand to help bait hooks, tie lines etc. Each angler will receive a fishing rod so you do not have to have fishing tackle for your kids to fish!
Pick up your ditty bag and free donuts thanks to Mangrove Mike’s any time after 7AM. Lines are in at 9AM and weigh in closes promptly at 1PM. Hot Dogs and Cokes will be supplied compliments of Lorelei with donations going to support the Coral Shores Cheerleaders starting at 11:00. There will be a casting contest starting at 10AM. Key Breeze Engraving awards sponsored by IFACT and other prizes will be handed out to the winners on the Lorelei beach at 2PM. To donate to help defray costs, please make checks to the Islamorada Charter Boat Association a 501-c-3 organization and mail to P.O. Box 462, Islamorada, FL 33036. To donate items, or for more information call Dianne Harbaugh 305-522-4868 or stop and see her at Caribee Boat Sales in Islamorada.