Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament Overview

       The 23rd Annual Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament, which will forever be known as The Gene Doyle COVID Virtual Tournament, will be held October 1 to October 20, 2020 with fishing whenever and wherever registered anglers choose to fish. Registration will be required but no entry fee will be charged for this virtual tournament. 

     The 24th Annual Gene Doyle Backcountry Release Fishing Tournament is scheduled for April 16, 17 & 18, 2021.

Dates to Remember

For more information, explore the links below.  You can also call co-chairs Mary Payne (239)595-2394 or Rebecca Vaccariello (518)461-4050 for additional questions.

Friday, April 16, 2021
7 pm – Anglers’ and Captains’ Meetings and Kickoff Party @ Sunshine Ace Hardware – downtown Store

Saturday, April 17, 2021
7 am – 2:30 pm – Fishing Day 1 from respective launch sites

Sunday, April 18, 2021
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 Champion. 
Click here to see results and winners 2019.

Tournament Information

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

Tournament Overview

Format and Scoring

Tournament Rules

Divisions

Awards

Sponsors

Angler Registration

Volunteering

Sponsorship Opportunities

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 from 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 about 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 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 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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Documents and Contact

Scholarship Application
Contact Us

Tournament Co-Chairs

Mary Payne 239-398-5219

Rebecca Vaccariello 518-461-4050

 

Fishing Tournament

The 23rd Annual Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament, which will forever be known as The Gene Doyle COVID Virtual Tournament, will be held October 1 to October 20, 2020 with fishing whenever and wherever registered anglers choose to fish. Registration will be required but no entry fee will be charged for this virtual tournament. 

The 24th Annual Gene Doyle Backcountry Release Fishing Tournament scheduled for April 16, 17 & 18, 2021.

Adventure Scholarship

Application Deadline:  Friday, March 6, 2020

Finalist Interviews: Thursday, April 23, 2020

Announcement of Winners: Friday, April 24, 2020