(305) 394-1383 kerry@tailsupfishing.com

TOURNAMENTS

Guide Fishing for upcoming tournaments in the Florida Keys.

For The Ultimate Key Largo Backcountry 

We will take you through a specialized tour of the backcountry and flats fishing.

For The Ultimate Key Largo Backcountry

 

We will take you through a specialized tour of the backcountry and flats fishing.

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EXPERIENCE FLORIDA KEYS TOURNAMENT FISHING WITH CAPTAIN KERRY

One of the few guides entrusted with a special permit to fish in Everglades National Park, Captain Kerry has experience of over 20  years as a tournament guide.  Kerry’s professional experience with backcountry flats fishing have resulted in winning tournaments.  Captain Kerry has earned the “Top Guide” award twice in Take Stock In Children Backcountry Challenge, and anglers have taken numerous awards in the Snook, Trout, and Redfish divisions.  Captain Kerry has guided teams to the Grand Champion Award in the 2015 Racers’ Invitation Tournament, as well as two 3rd place finishes over the years. 

Tailsup Fishing Charters give anglers the ultimate challenge among the the Florida Keys backcountry flats and can help make your next tournament the ultimate in catch and release of the Florida Keys top gamefish. 

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EXPERIENCE FLORIDA KEYS TOURNAMENT FISHING WITH CAPTAIN KERRY

One of the few guides entrusted with a special permit to fish in Everglades National Park, Captain Kerry has experience of over 20  years as a tournament guide.  Kerry’s professional experience with backcountry flats fishing have resulted in winning tournaments.  Captain Kerry has earned the “Top Guide” award twice in Take Stock In Children Backcountry Challenge, and anglers have taken numerous awards in the Snook, Trout, and Redfish divisions.  Captain Kerry has guided teams to the Grand Champion Award in the 2015 Racers’ Invitation Tournament, as well as two 3rd place finishes over the years. 

Tailsup Fishing Charters give anglers the ultimate challenge among the the Florida Keys backcountry flats and can help make your next tournament the ultimate in catch and release of the Florida Keys top gamefish. 

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Upcoming Tournaments

SWAMP GUIDES BALL

Sponsored by Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association, Inc.

Islamorada Fishing Guides Association (IFGA)

Friday, Jan 31 & Fish on Saturday, Feb 1, 2020

Islamorada Key, Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana

(Dates & Location subject to change)

30th ANNUAL SWAMP GUIDES BALL FISHING TOURNAMENT & AUCTION

All Release – Redfish, Snook, Bonefish

Swamp Guides Ball Tournament started. It was felt the guides should be more proactive at helping themselves during times of need by raising money for the Hawley. The first tournament committee was Mike Collins, Mike Ehlers, Hank Brown, Gary Ellis, Joe LePree and Bill Knowles. Members were asked to fish the event and donate the proceeds or donate a day for the auction. All monies to go to the Hawley Foundation Guides Account.

RACERS’ INVITITATIONAL FISHING TOURNAMENT

Starting March 18, 2020

Islamorada Key, Holiday Isle Resort and Marina

(Dates & Location subject to change)

The Annual Racers’ Invitational Fishing Tournament will take place in March at the Holiday Isle Resort and Marina located in the Florida Keys at Islamorada, Florida. Racing sponsors, drivers and crews will come together to compete in a Backcountry Fishing Challenge just prior to the final event to the Ford NASCAR Championship Week.

TAKE STOCK IN CHILDREN BACKCOUNTRY CHALLENGE

Sponsored by Key Largo Rotary

September 25-27, 2020

Key Largo, FL

(Dates & Location subject to change)

Key Largo Rotary presents the 20th annual catch and release fishing tournament in the Beautiful Florida Keys to raise funds for Take Stock in Children and other local scholarships. This tournament allows for fishing Friday through Sunday – lines in after Friday’s kickoff party and captains & anglers meeting. For the past few years, this event has raised enough money each year that, when combined with the matching Florida state funds, provides a named scholarship for a local student.

CASTING FOR CATS BACKCOUNTRY FISHING TOURNAMENT

TBA

Upper Keys, FL

(Dates & Location subject to change)

A one-day backcountry fishing tournament to raise money to help feral cats here in the Upper Keys. What started out as a fun day of fishing has now become out major fund raiser to help so many needy animals.

If you are interested in hiring Captain Kerry as your guide, contact 305.394.1383, or email Kerry@TailsUpFishing.com

Upcoming Tournaments

SWAMP GUIDES BALL

Sponsored by Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association, Inc.

Islamorada Fishing Guides Association (IFGA)

Friday, Jan 31 & Fish on Saturday, Feb 1, 2020

Islamorada Key, Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana

(Dates & Location subject to change)

30th ANNUAL SWAMP GUIDES BALL FISHING TOURNAMENT & AUCTION

All Release – Redfish, Snook, Bonefish

Swamp Guides Ball Tournament started. It was felt the guides should be more proactive at helping themselves during times of need by raising money for the Hawley. The first tournament committee was Mike Collins, Mike Ehlers, Hank Brown, Gary Ellis, Joe LePree and Bill Knowles. Members were asked to fish the event and donate the proceeds or donate a day for the auction. All monies to go to the Hawley Foundation Guides Account.

RACERS’ INVITITATIONAL FISHING TOURNAMENT

Starting March 18, 2020

Islamorada Key, Holiday Isle Resort and Marina

(Dates & Location subject to change)

The Annual Racers’ Invitational Fishing Tournament will take place in March at the Holiday Isle Resort and Marina located in the Florida Keys at Islamorada, Florida. Racing sponsors, drivers and crews will come together to compete in a Backcountry Fishing Challenge just prior to the final event to the Ford NASCAR Championship Week.

TAKE STOCK IN CHILDREN BACKCOUNTRY CHALLENGE

Sponsored by Key Largo Rotary

September 25-27, 2020

Key Largo, FL

(Dates & Location subject to change)

Key Largo Rotary presents the 20th annual catch and release fishing tournament in the Beautiful Florida Keys to raise funds for Take Stock in Children and other local scholarships. This tournament allows for fishing Friday through Sunday – lines in after Friday’s kickoff party and captains & anglers meeting. For the past few years, this event has raised enough money each year that, when combined with the matching Florida state funds, provides a named scholarship for a local student.

CASTING FOR CATS BACKCOUNTRY FISHING TOURNAMENT

TBA

Upper Keys, FL

(Dates & Location subject to change)

A one-day backcountry fishing tournament to raise money to help feral cats here in the Upper Keys. What started out as a fun day of fishing has now become out major fund raiser to help so many needy animals.

If you are interested in hiring Captain Kerry as your guide, contact 305.394.1383, or email Kerry@TailsUpFishing.com

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Tails Up Fishing Charters

Captain Kerry

103950 Overseas Highway

Key Largo, FL 33037

USA

(305) 394-1383

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Official Blue Star Fishing Guide 2019

SPONSORS

Mike Shipley Photography

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Tails Up Fishing Charters

Captain Kerry

103950 Overseas Highway

Key Largo, FL 33037

USA

(305) 394-1383

Official Blue Star Fishing Guide 2019

FOLLOW US

SPONSORS

Mike Shipley Photography