Anglers of all ages are now vying for thousands of dollars in cash and prizes at the 2nd annual Space Coast International Surf Fishing Tournament. Because this is a 15 day event, anglers can sign-up anytime between now and October 19 at (2) Brevard locations – Harry Goodes Outdoor Shops and Melbourne Beach’s Black Dog Bait & Tackle. (Brevard County).

The paddle angler and shore angler catching the overall most inches of fish (accumulate by measuring two-to-six different species) will receive the top prizes of $1,000 and one of them will be designated the 2013 International Surf Fishing Champion of the World.


  • Adult entry fee: $75.00
  • Young Adults (16 years old to 20 old years) entry fee: $60.00
  • Junior (15 years old and younger) entry fee: $35.00

Signup and Pickup your Tournament Angler Bag at (2) Locations in Brevard; and receive a tournament shirt, a Surf Fishing Anglers Bag and other giveaways;  and take part in (2)  Surf and Paddle Celebrity Workshops at no charge. Non tournament anglers are also welcome at these workshop. Cost is $30.00.

Tournament Includes 2 Workshops

Tournament and non-tournament anglers can take part in these workshops to learn the details how to fish the surf. Celebrity lineup is as follows:

SCISFT- Paddle Workshop

Date: Wednesday, October 9
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Harry Goode’s Outdoor Shop
1231 E New Haven Ave  Melbourne, FL 32901
(321) 723-4751


  • Charles Levi, Jr – The Ying & Yang of Selecting a Yak
  • Mitch Roffer – Oceanography in Relationship to Coastal Fishing
  • TJ Marshall – Pros & Cons of Fish handling
  • Alex Gorichky – Launching & Returning through Surf (Protecting One’s Gear)
  • Chad Helpling – Rigging, Terminal Tackle & Equipment
  • Mike Conneen – Cameras & Safety Concerns

SCISFT- Surf Fishing Workshop

Date: Wednesday, October 16
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Harry Goode’s Outdoor Shop
1231 E New Haven Ave  Melbourne, FL 32901
(321) 723-4751


  • Bill Grady- Fly Fishing in the Surf
  • Jay Harrington – Cooking on the Beach
  • Andy & Sebastian Noel – Snook on the Beach
  • John Detmer – Tackle
  • Rodney Smith – Sand Fleas & Delightful Eatables
  • Chad Helpling – Fishing Plastic in the Surf

Tournament Finale – October 19 1-4:00pm

The SCISF Tournament Finale’ will be held on October 19 at Cocoa Beach’s International Palm Resorts. Joining us for our party will be angler extraordinary Alberto Knie and president of Tactical Anglers. Alberto has spent the past +45 years fishing throughout North, Central and South America. He is a renowned surf angler and holder of the IGFA world record for striped bass on 8 pound test line.
Tournament winners will be announced, raffles, silent auctions, photos and fishing fun will be coming to an end. Join us for the finale fun!

Logo courtesy Space Coast Surf Fishing Tournament/ Anglers for Conservation

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