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Port Aransas Area Fishing Tournaments

Fishing tournaments in Port Aransas include televised tournaments, surf and offshore tournaments, bay tournaments and more. These events are fun for the whole family with vendors offering food, gifts and accessories, fish fries and some of the most fun beach parties you'll see anywhere.

2016 Port Aransas Fishing Tournament Schedule

IFA Redfish Tournament

April 1-3, 2016

One of the more exciting and unique in-shore fishing contest has just released its 2016 dates so make sure that you make your plans now to attend or compete in this tournament. Show your stuff as you watch some of the most competitive in-shore and inter-coastal fishing professionals go head to head fishing redfish. Now entering its 20th year, join thousands of attendees that enjoy the tournament and the incredible spring weather in port Aransas during the cooler month of April. The prize purse has increased significantly over the years as our incredible sponsors like Cabela's has really supported the growth and success of this event. Register now on their site.


HT-3 Tournament

May 18-21, 2016

This series is one of largest and most exciting tournaments of the season. It is nationally televised and is held for 4 days from start to finish. This tournament is held in May and the weather is usually one of the coolest months of the year and makes for an incredible event for anglers, families and guests alike. Visit their site for full payout details, contest rules and registration information at


81th Annual Deep Sea Roundup Tournament

July 7-10, 2016

One of the longest running and most popular fishing tournament in the state of Texas. This family friendly event started as competition between fishing and hunting guides to go head-to-head, with the first event taking place in 1932! Originally being deemed the "Tarpon Roundup," this event has grown massively and includes opportunities for all age and skill levels and includes categories varying from off-shore, fly-fishing,bay surf and even a piggy perch contest for the little boys and girls that want to join in the contest. This Annual Deep Sea Roundup Tournament now attracts over 800 contestants and entry fees include an open bar for adults and dinner for each of the 3 nights of the contest. Dont's forget to sign up and look at the entire list of events here.


Texas Women Anglers Tournament

Date To Be Announced in August, 2016

This women only tournament has gained in popularity since its inception in the early 80's. T.W.A.T got its start as an idea to hold a women's only fishing tournament to benefit the Women's Shelter of South Texas. Now this burgeoning success story includes over 400 contestants and up to 70 boats and serves as a pre-qualifier to move on to the Offshore World Tournament. To view photos of past events and register for the event go their site to make sure you don't miss out on this exceptional Women's tournament for an incredibly important cause.

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