The annual Ancient City Game Fish Challenge will take place at Camachee Cove from Thursday to Sunday, July 8–11, 2021. This year’s event will include a Kingfish Tournament, a Junior Fishing Tournament, and a Backwater Kayak Challenge.
The tournament kicks off with a Kids Night on Thursday, July 8, at the Northeast Florida Marlin Association at Camachee Cove Marina. Participants can register at this time.
On Friday, July 9, the Junior Fishing Tournament begins at 7 a.m. and finishes at 3 p.m. Junior Tournament awards will be given out at 4 p.m., followed by a mandatory Captains Meeting for the Kingfish and Backwater/Kayak Challenge.
On Saturday and Sunday, teams compete for cash and prizes in the offshore Kingfish Challenge with a two-day aggregate format. The two-day Backwater/Kayak Challenge features inshore fishing for redfish. Anglers may fish by boat, pier, or off the beach, and all fish must be landed by rod and reel.
This is a family-friendly event, with live entertainment and food trucks on-site Saturday and Sunday.