Events and Fishing
2017 43rd ANNUAL TREASURE ISLAND MARINA KING TOURNAMENT
1ST PLACE WINNER: LANCE RUCKER, “VAPOR TRAIL” 25.3 LBS
2nd PLACE: SCOTT CHAMBERS , “BONEMAKER” 23.9 LBS
3rd PLACE: JOSH BLOODWORTH, “GREEN BANANA” 22.3 LBS
“OH NO” WAHOO
CARL VERNON, “OCEAN ENERGY” 43.4 LBS.
LANCE RUCKER AND HIS WINNING 25.3 LB. KING MACKEREL THAT WON FIRST PLACE IN THE 2017 43rd ANNUAL TREASURE ISLAND MARINA KING MACKEREL TOURNAMENT.
THIS PIC WAS JUST TOO CUTE! THIS IS BRIAN BRAMLETT , THE CAPT. ON ” VAPOR TRAIL”, AND HIS TWO DARLING LITTLE TWIN DAUGHTERS POSING WITH THE WINNING KING.
SCOTT CHAMBERS AND HIS SON WESLEY CHAMBERS ( WHO ACTUALLY CAUGHT THE 2ND PLACE KING MACKEREL) RECEIVE THEIR AWARD FROM GEORGE LAIRD.
JOSH BLOODWORTH AND HIS 3rd PLACE KING MACKEREL THAT WEIGHED 22.3 LBS CAUGHT ON THE “GREEN BANANA”.
CARL VERNON AND HIS CREW ON “OCEAN ENERGY” WITH THEIR WINNING WAHOO OF 43.4 LBS.
A nice catch of grouper aboard Jim Nicholson’s 35′ contender, “LADY K VIII”. Standing (left to right) Shawn Nguyen, Hayden Nicholson, Tyler Harris & Jim Nicholson. (Kneeling front) Jackson Nicholson & Bart Nicholson.
Micah Studdard ( on right) and his crew had an excellent day on the water Sunday September 3rd. That is a really impressive catch.
Nick Palarindo, Brad Lloyd, Greg Childs and the rest of the crew with a very impressive catch caught on the “CARLEY SUE”.
Nick Palarindo with a monster Gag Grouper caught on their 26′ Angler, “CARLEY SUE”
Fishing with Brad Lloyd and Nick Palarindo proved very advantageous for this young lady who landed this beautiful Red Grouper.
John Deloach, Sinh Nguyen, Jack Sanders and Blake Waldrop with a 130 lb Swordfish they caught during the Grand Lagoon Grand Slam Fishing Tournament. They were fishing on John’s 30′ Grady White Marlin, “CERTIFIABLE”.
Brody and Bo show off some of the Red Snapper they caught fishing with Brody’s grandfather on his 25′ SeaHunt, “WHY KNOT”.
Jim Nicholson, Hayden Nicholson and Sean Nguyen with a great catch fishing aboard Jim’s 35′ Contender, “LADY K VIII”
Charles Lawler, Capt. John and their crew with a great Red Snapper, Grouper and Scamp catch off of Mr. Charles’ 43′ Everglades, “ASSFAULT”
Colton & Buck with three Red Snapper and a Cobia they caught while fishing with Danny Champion on his 28′ Grady White.
Danny Champion and his entire crew with their catch while fishing on Danny’s 28′ Grady White. (July 2017)
Roland Cortes with a 27lb. Gag Grouper he caught while fishing with Don Donohoe on his 27′ Boston Whaler Outrage, “GERONIMO”.
Derrick Deloach with a nice Red Snapper he caught fishing with his family on their 30′ Grady White, “CERTIFIABLE”.
Bo with a gorgeous Dolphin he caught on July 9th while fishing on his 25′ ProCat.
McLean, Nico, Andrew & Truitt with an impressive catch of Red Snapper they caught.
Betty, Jakob & Mikayla with three of the Red Snapper they caught fishing on Betty & Rick’s SeaHunt “JUST NEVER KNOW”
Hayden Nicholson with a Red Grouper he caught fishing on his grandfather’s 38’Contender, “LADY K VIII”
Betty Dykes with a King Mackerel and a Red Snapper she caught last Saturday June 17th while fishing on her 27′ SeaHunt, “JUST NEVER KNOW”.
Dave Dorado & Sean McClean with a 29.2 lb. Red Snapper they pulled in on “FREE DIVER” Dave’s 29′ Parker Pilothouse.
Shawn Nguyen shows off the 27.4 lb Red Snapper he caught on June 2nd.
Isabella and Amy proudly display two Red Snapper caught while fishing with their grandfather, John Deloach on his 30′ Grady White, CERTIFIABLE” The Snapper on the right weighed in at 28.5 lbs!
David & Rusty with two large Red Snapper they caught while fishing with Rick & Betty Dykes on their 27′ SeaHunt, JUST NEVER KNOW”. The Red on the left is 26.4 lbs and the Red on the right is 24.4 lbs.
Luke and Amanda with their catch of Red Snapper while fishing with Tom Ronchetti on his 26′ Robalo, “MOTLEY CREW”.
John, Cole and Nico with the abundant catch they had on the June 1st, the first day of Federal Red Snapper season.
Kenny Brown & Randy Baxter with a nice catch on the first day of Federal Red Snapper season and Gag Grouper season fishing on Randy’s 28′ Bertram “SOUTHERN HOOKER”.
Gloria Turner with one of the Red Snapper they caught while fishing on her 21′ Key West.
Nico & Justin with a great catch fishing with Frank and Brett on their 25′ Pro-Cat. (In 4′-6′ seas at that!)
John Deloach and his crew on his 30′ Grady, “CERTIFIABLE” caught these Yellow Edge and Snowy Grouper on a deep drop May 10th.
Tim Fowler caught this 22lb. King Mackerel on April 21st .
Charles Lawler and his crew on ASSFAULT, his 43′ Everglades, caught this 92 lb. Warsaw Grouper while fishing with Capt. John Nutton.
Jason Sharrar and Doug Lang caught this 66 lb. COBIA on April 2nd.
RICK & BETTY DYKES CAUGHT THIS BEAUTIFUL RED GROUPER WHILE FISHING ON THEIR 27′ SEAHUNT, “JUST NEVER KNOW”.
Joe caught this 94 lb AmberJack February 23rd with Daniel Lopez on his 29′ Century, “GUD E NUFF”.
Wayne Griswold shows off a Black Drum he caught in The Pass while fishing with his Dad on his 27′ Boston Whaler.
Heath West with a nice Red Grouper they caught off of his Boston Whaler 27′ Outrage on February 5th.
Sean Nguyen ….. now that’s a Tuna!!
These two AmberJack were caught on Greg Childs 24′ SeaHunt on February 2nd.
Michael and Sean bagged these AmberJack (two were speared and one was caught on a line) while diving and fishing off of Dave Dorado’s 25′ Parker, “FREE DIVER”.
Sam Huguley with a gorgeous SailFish he caught on his boat “TIDE LINES” on Saturday September 17th.
Todd Turley with a rather large Red Snapper he caught on the “MARINEMAX FISHING TEAM” Grady White.
Shawn Nguyen caught this monster 91.3 lb. Cobia, June 2016.
Although it was the first day of 2016 Red Snapper season Rick Dykes caught this beautiful Red Grouper instead!
As is usually the case, when you go fishing with Rick Dykes on JUST NEVER KNOW, you are going to catch fish and David Cockcroft did just that with this huge Red Snapper.
John and Lindsey caught this 56.8 lb Cobia on Saturday April 23rd fishing on their 23′ SeaPro.
Maclean caught these two Amberjacks ( 48 lbs. & 46 lbs.) September 20th. Just in time too, since Amberjack season closed September 28th!
Brett Davenport caught this 33.4 lb Cobia, Saturday August 29th.
Savannah and Easton Dean caught these two impressive Mahi while
fishing with their Mom and Dad on their 21′ Boston Whaler.
Savannah’s weighed 13.5 lbs and Easton’s weighed 13.1 lbs.
Maclean and Nico show off two Red Grouper they caught August 1st.
Danny Champion shows off an impressive King Mackerel he caught in June on his 28′ Grady Wite.
Jim caught these two big Red Snapper fishing on his friend Gary Gill’s
32′ Boston Whaler with Capt. John. The one on the left is 25 lbs!!
David Burke off the “REEL CONTENDER” shows off a 61 lb. AmberJack they caught in May.
Then in November there is the annual Florida Seafood Festival in Apalachicola where numerous boats travel to this quaint picturesque setting and spend a weekend enjoying the local seafood and entertainment the Festival has to offer.
In September of each year we host our annual King Mackerel Fishing Tournament. Thousand of dollars in cash prizes await the winners with the largest King Mackerels. this year’s Tournament is scheduled for September 18th and September 19th. Call 850-234-6533 for further information or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christian and Todd caught this 29 lb King while fishing on Todd’s 30′ Grady White, “ISLANDER”.
Walter George and his crew with an impressive catch of RedFish and Sheepshead they caught one rainy windy morning in December 2014!
Bill Killion & Robert Green with a 44.5 lb King Mackerel they caught on Robert’s 27′ Boston Whaler Outrage.
Al Simmons with a monster King he caught on November 11th.
Matthew Denamur (front left) and the crew of “Family Time” with his winning 49.1 lb. Amberjack.
Scott Nguyen and his winning 44.8 lb. King Mackerel.
RESULTS OF THE 2014 40TH ANNUAL
TREASURE ISLAND MARINA KING MACKEREL TOURNAMENT
1ST PLACE 44.8 LB KING – SCOTT NGUYEN – “CONTENDER BOYZ”
2ND PLACE – 16.9 LB KING – BUTCH CARENDAS – “SWORD-A-CRAZY”
3RD PLACE – 14.3 LB KING – BRIAN BAILEY – “GOT PUMPS”
4TH PLACE – 9.8 LB KING – SCOTT CHAMBERS – “BONEMAKER”
Brian, Stoney and George caught this ample selection of Wahoo and Dolphin while fishing on Stoney’s 46′ Cabo “SALT PROPHET”. that biggest Wahoo is a whopping 65 lb.
Bryan Wallace & David Hataway hold this massive 96 lb AmberJack as John Deloach looks on. (8/16/14)
Catie Dennis, Stetson Nichols & Mark Dennis caught this Cobia on Mark’s 23′ Key West.
Mikayla and Haley with a very impressive group of Red Snapper they caught while fishing with Mikayla’s mom, grandfather and grandmother.
The Rudders show off a nice Red Snapper catch they caught on their 22′ Grady White.
Caitlyn MacConnell and her Red Snapper she caught on Sat. May 24th.
Todd Atkinson and this beautiful Wahoo he caught on his 30′ Grady White.
Sam Huguley shows off a monster Amberjack he caught.
Walter George shows off a whopping RedFish he caught on May 7th.
Joe Matthews (2nd from left) and Michael, Joe and David had a great day of fishing on May 7th with this variety of offshore fish.
Greg Wheat with a cobia he caught on 4/11/14.
Clifford Hughes holds two Red Grouper he caught on 3/20/14
Eric Wilkas shows off a beautiful Sailfish they caught recently while fishing on his 24′ Shearwater.
Jackson and James Stewart had a great day of fishing on their 32′ Everglades
Frank Viellela, Nico Viellela and Bo Davenport and their impressive catch of Red Snapper (Oct 2013)
David and Julie Huie with their Red Snapper catch, Oct 2013.
They brought this catch to the docks the first day of Fall Snapper Season. David Cockcroft, Mike Tandy, Mike Robinson, Chris Cumberland, Chris Cramer, Jim McKenzie and Dick Winter.
Ron Parker with a gorgeous Grouper he caught on Friday 9/13/13!
Walt Coward and this monster 90 lb. Amberjack they caught Saturday August 24th
Mikayla and Lisa show off their day’s catch. July 2013
Gary Gill and a couple of Red Snapper he caught on his 32′ Boston Whaler (June 20th)
Vickie & David Helms with a gorgeous Red Snapper they caught aboard their boat, “VICKIE-RAE”
Dakota Page and Walter George with some nice looking Speckled Trout. June 2013
Capt. John and Leroy Jackson show off some beautiful Snowy Grouper and a rather large Amberjack they caught (May 2013) offshore.
Ronnie Johnson with a nice catch of Redfish. (May 2013)
Todd Atkinson with two Red Snapper he caught while fishing aboard his 30” Grady Marlin. (June 2013)
Bill Miller shows off his Cobia he caught on May 1, 2013.
David Loveless shows off a Jack Crevalle he caught while fishing with his son Cody and Claude Scarbrough on Capt. Scarbrough’s 22′ Pathfinder. (May 2013)
These killer Amberjacks were caught by Aaron, Sam & Brian on Brian’s 35′ Donzi!
Ward Smith and his crew caught these Spanish Mackerel aboard his 19′ SeaHunt.
These are only a few of the many Spanish Mackerel that Ann & Johnny Adams caught while fishing in April 2013.
Treasure Island Marina is your gateway to the fine fishing year round in the Gulf of Mexico. Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, King Mackerel, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, Trigger Fish, Tuna, Wahoo, Ling and Mahi Mahi are just a few of the types of fish you can catch in both the Gulf and the surrounding bays.
September of each year is our annual Treasure Island Marina KING MACKEREL TOURNAMENT. Please contact George Laird for further information, email@example.com
Jim McKenzie caught this gorgeous Bull Dolphin while fishing with Brian Bruhmuller
Keith & Colson Leonard caught this Sailfish last week about three miles offshore.
Treasure Island Seafood Market is your one stop seafood shop. Treasure Island Seafood carries only the highest quality of fresh local seafood. Fresh fish, shrimp, Apalachicola oysters, crab legs, lump crab, crab fingers, tuna dip and much more. Have the fish you catch cleaned and packed for travel. Coolers and bulk ice available. Call (850) 249-7323 for further information. Open 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily.
For tide information, view Panama City tide charts here.