Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament Overview

The 23rd Annual Gene Doyle Backcountry Release Fishing Tournament will be held  

May 1, 2 & 3, 2020.

Dates to Remember

For more information, explore the links below.  You can also call Mary Payne (239)398-5219 or Rebecca Vaccariello (518)461-4050 for additional questions.

Friday, May 1, 2020
7 pm – Anglers’ and Captains’ Meetings and Kickoff Party @ Sunshine Ace Hardware – downtown Store

Saturday, May 2, 2020
7 am – 2:30 pm – Fishing Day 1 from respective launch sites
 2017 -There will be no Score Posting Party Saturday evening – scores will be updated online

Sunday, May 3, 2020
7 am – 2:30 pm – Fishing Day 2 from respective launch sites
6 pm – Awards Banquet – Naples Sailing & Yacht Club, 896 River Point Drive

Hope to see you there!

This catch-and-release tournament is held every year to raise money for the Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship.
Southwest Florida anglers target redfish, snook and trout.
Anglers compete for 25 top prizes, including Grand Champions. 
Click here to see results and winners 2019.

Tournament Information

Explore the links below to discover important information at the annual Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament such as how to register, rules, cost, etc.

Tournament Overview

Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament dates: May 1-3, 2020.

Format

Find out how the tournament is organized and scored.

Rules

A list of the official rules  for the tournament can be found here…

Divisions

Adult, youth, guided, or open. Take a look at the tournament divisions…

Awards

The Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament offers 25 fun and interesting Awards… 

Sponsors

Take a look at all the sponsors who make the tournament possible…

Registration

Each angler must complete a form and agree to the terms…

Scoring App

Anglers take and upload photos, including stats, into the app…

Volunteering

Volunteer participation makes the fishing tournament a success…

Sponsorship

Make the Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament possible, become a sponsor…

Costs

Register, then easily pay tournament fees using PayPal or your credit card…

Results

View results and winners for the 2019 annual Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament…

Contact Us

Fill out the form to send us an email or you can call one of the numbers provided…

Tournament Information

Explore the links below to discover important information at the annual Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament such as how to register, rules, cost, etc.

Tournament Overview

Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament dates: May 1-3, 2020…

Format

Find out how the tournament is organized and scored.

Rules

A list of the official rules  for the tournament can be found here…

Awards

The Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament offers 25 fun and interesting Awards… 

Divisions

Adult, youth, guided, or unguided. Take a look at the tournament divisions…

Sponsors

Take a look at all the sponsors who make the tournament possible…

Registration

Each angler must complete a form and agree to the terms…

Scoring App

Anglers take and upload photos, including stats, into the app…

Volunteering

Volunteer participation makes the fishing tournament a success…

Sponsorship

Make the Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament possible, become a sponsor…

Costs

Register, then easily pay tournament fees using PayPal or your credit card…

Results

View results and winners for the 2019 annual Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament…

Contact Us

Fill out the form to send us an email or you can call one of the numbers provided…

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Fishing Tournament  Co-Chairs

Mary Payne (239)398-5219

Rebecca Vaccariello (518)461-4050

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Fishing Tournament

The 23rd Annual Gene Doyle Backcountry Release Fishing Tournament will be held May 1, 2 & 3, 2020.

Friday, May, 1, 2020
7 pm – Anglers’ and Captains’ Meetings and Kickoff Party @ Sunshine Ace Hardware – downtown Store

Saturday, May 2, 2020
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 3, 2020
7 am – 2:30 pm – Fishing Day 2 from respective launch sites
 6pm – Awards Banquet @ Naples Sailing & Yacht Club, 896 River Point Drive

Adventure Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 19, 2019

Finalist Interviews: March 7, 2019

Winners Announced: March 7, 2019