Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament Overview
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

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 to the right. Call John Paulich at (239) 776-9400 for more info.

We salute our 2017 sponsors!
Please visit their sites below.
Tournament Sponsors
Alexander Charitable Foundation

Event Sponsors

Macartney Family Foundation

Grand Champion Trophy Sponsors


Eric Spencer
Trophy Sponsors
 Anglers Pool Service


Phoenix Associates of South Florida


 2017 Donors
Gail & George Adams
Karen Bartlett

Joan & Robert Haff
Hamilton Harbor Fuel Dock 
June & Sam Hamra
Marnie & Jeremy Kaplan
 Lovers Key
Larry Martin

Rinny Ryan
Stephen Sapp

 2017 Volunteer Guides
Heath Boucek
Scott DeHooghe
Barry Ertzgaard
Jamie French
Marc Huling
Jeff Zimmerman

Tournament Overview | Tournament Format | Tournament Divisions | Tournament Awards | How to Register | How to Volunteer | Sponsorship Info | Costs | Results | Tournament Contact Form
Scholarship Overview | Why Adventure | Program Desciptions | Scholarship Application Guidelines | Scholarship Rules of Eligibility | Scholarship How it Works | Scholarship Past Winners | Scholarship Contact Form |
The Foundation | Donation | About Gene Doyle