Gene Doyle

Memorial Foundation

Gene Doyle

Memorial Foundation

Gene Doyle

Memorial Foundation

“The Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship has let me peek into all of the adventure that lies out there in the world waiting for me.”

-Dustin Kahler, 2003 Scholarship Recipient
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The Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation

The Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation was created to honor the memory and adventurous spirit of Robert Eugene “Gene” Doyle, III (1976-1996).

Each year, the foundation awards three Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarships, which help deserving Collier County students to undertake the adventures of their dreams. Click for more information, including 2019 details and deadlines.

Adventure Scholarships are supported by proceeds from the annual Gene Doyle Backcountry Catch and Release Fishing Tournament. The Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation, Inc., is recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.

The Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation

The Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation was created to honor the memory and adventurous spirit of Robert Eugene “Gene” Doyle, III (1976-1996).

Each year, the foundation awards three Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarships, which help deserving Collier County students to undertake the adventures of their dreams. Click for more information, including 2018 details and deadlines.

Adventure Scholarships are supported by proceeds from the annual Gene Doyle Backcountry Catch and Release Fishing Tournament. The Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation, Inc., is recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.

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Scholarship

A traditional scholarship may typically be academically based, but The Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship is designed to be as nontraditional and unique as was Gene himself.

Tournament

The  annual Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament emerged as a perfect fundraising event for the Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship, where anglers target redfish, snook and trout and compete for 21 top prizes,.

Foundation

Simply put, it is the goal of the Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation to keep Gene’s spirit alive by cultivating and supporting kindred spirits who share his love of life and nature. 

Scholarship

A traditional scholarship may typically be academically based, but The Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship is designed to be as nontraditional and unique as was Gene himself.

Tournament

The  annual Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament emerged as a perfect fundraising event for the Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship, where anglers target redfish, snook and trout and compete for 21 top prizes.

Foundation

Simply put, it is the goal of the Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation to keep Gene’s spirit alive by cultivating and supporting kindred spirits who share his love of life and nature. 

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Adventure Scholarship Gallery

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Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament shared Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship's album.3 days ago
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Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament shared Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship's album.2 months ago
A few photos from one of our 2018 Scholarship recipient - Wyatt Focht - 15 Days in Alaska. Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship
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Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission temporary changes due to red tide.

Tournament Co-Chairs

Claudine Auclair (239)595-2394

Normand Giguere (239)249-0453

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Tournament

The 22nd Annual Gene Doyle Backcountry Release Fishing Tournament will be held May 3, 4 & 5, 2019.

Friday, May 3, 2019
7 pm – Anglers’ and Captains’ Meetings and Kickoff Party @ Sunshine Ace Hardware – downtown Store

Saturday, May 4, 2019
7 am – 2:30 pm – Fishing Day 1 from respective launch sites
 There will be no Score Posting Party Saturday evening – scores will be updated online

Sunday, May 5, 2019
7 am – 2:30 pm – Fishing Day 2 from respective launch sites
 6pm – Awards Banquet @ Naples Sailing & Yacht Club, 896 River Point Dr., Naples

Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 19, 2019

Finalist Interviews: March 7, 2019

Winners Announced: March 7, 2019

Tournament Co-Chairs 

Claudine Auclair (239)595-2394

Normand Giguere (239)249-0453

 

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