Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament Overview

The 21st Annual Gene Doyle Backcountry Release Fishing Tournament will be held April 27, 28 & 29, 2018.

Dates to Remember

For more information, explore the links below.  You can also call John Paulich at (239) 776-9400 for additional questions.

Friday, April 27, 2018
7 pm – Anglers’ and Captains’ Meetings and Kickoff Party @ Sunshine Ace Hardware – downtown Store

Saturday, April 28, 2018
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, April 29, 2018
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 21 top prizes, including the Grand Champion. 
Click here to see results and winners 2017.

For more information, explore the links below.  You can also call John Paulich at (239) 776-9400 with additional questions.

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: April 27-29, 2018…

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 solo. Take a look at the tournament divisions…

Awards

The Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament offers 26 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 2017 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: April 27-29, 2018…

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 solo. Take a look at the tournament divisions…

Awards

The Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament offers 26 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 2017 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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Documents and Contact

Scholarship Application
Contact Us

Tournament Chair 
John Paulich

Tournament Headquarters
Phone: (239) 776-9400

Tournament

The 21st Annual Gene Doyle Backcountry Release Fishing Tournament will be held April 27, 28 & 29, 2018.

Friday, April 27, 2018
7 pm – Anglers’ and Captains’ Meetings and Kickoff Party @ Sunshine Ace Hardware – downtown Store

Saturday, April 28, 2018
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

Scholarship

Application Deadline:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Finalist Interviews: Thursday, March 22, 2018

Announcement of Winners: Friday, March 23, 2018

Tournament Chair 
John Paulich

Tournament Headquarters
Phone: (239) 776-9400

Tournament Info

Scholarship Info

The Foundation

Gene Doyle