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 2021 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

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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 25 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 25 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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On this Giving Tuesday please consider supporting the Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation www.genedoyle.org/foundation/donation
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Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament
Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament2 months ago
This week the Tournament lost a beloved and old friend. Wayne Hook has been involved with the tournament since its inception in 1997. Over the years he has fished the tournament with family, volunteered, sponsored trophies and judged the best photo contest. Some of you are fortunate enough to have one of his wonderful photographs which he contributed for trophies, volunteer recognition and silent auction over the years.

A service of remembrance will be held at 12 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10 at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples, FL 34103. https://memorials.legacyoptions.com/walter-hook/4748613/index.php?_ga=2.196339631.2041221105.1633536586-953446443.1632840095