The 89th Annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo
The following information was provided by the event organizers:
The 89th edition Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo (ADSFR) dates have been set for July 15-17, 2022. The weigh station will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Traditionally, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo attracts more than 3,800 anglers competing in 33 categories for more than half a million dollars. in cash and prizes. In 2011, ADSFR was proclaimed the world’s largest fishing tournament by Guinness World Records. The ADSFR expects large crowds and huge spectator turnout as it continues a full schedule of rodeo events, including live music each day. The fun starts with the Captain T-Bones Liar Contest Thursday, July 14, 2022, followed by Trotline. The Joe Bullard Scene at the Rodeo site will serve as the main stage for Rodeo Weekend Music, with headliners from Velcro Pygmies on Friday night and The Blackwater Brass Band Saturday night. Fishing begins at 5:00 a.m. on Friday July 15 with the ceremonial cannon shot on the ADSFR site and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday July 17 with a ceremonial cannon shot.
The 64th edition Roy Martin Young Angler Tournament will take place on Saturday, July 9. The weigh station will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with the tournament starting at 5:00 a.m. This event is open to all anglers 15 and under. Each angler who weighs a fish will receive a Zeigler hot dog, a bag of Golden Flake chips, an ice cold Coca Cola and an ice cream. All proceeds from the Roy Martin Young Angler’s Tournament will go to the annual Children’s Christmas Shopping Tour sponsored by the Mobile Jaycees. The Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament Awards Ceremony will take place immediately after the tournament at the ADSFR site.
The The Contender Boats Awards Ceremony for the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo will be held Monday, July 18 at The Grounds beginning at 6:00 p.m.
The festivities for the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo will start on the Rodeo site with the Liar Contest Captain T-Bones Liars Thursday, July 14 at 6:00 p.m. Rodeo ticket holders can enter the competition by telling their best or worst fish story. A “distinguished” panel of guest judges will determine the winners. Live music by Trotline perform on the Joe Bullard scene.
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