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Sat, Feb 26


Tampa Bay & Surrounding Waters

The Waterman Fly Fishing Tournament 2022

The Waterman Fly Fishing Tournament is a two-day (Feb 26 & 27) fly fishing-only, catch & release redfish tournament. The tournament is hosted each spring on the west coast of Florida from the southern tip of Sanibel Island to the southern edge of the Crystal River power plant main channel.

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The Waterman Fly Fishing Tournament 2022

Time & Location

Feb 26, 2022, 7:00 AM – Feb 27, 2022, 2:58 PM

Tampa Bay & Surrounding Waters, Tampa Bay, Florida, USA


About The Event

The Waterman Fly Fishing Tournament is a two-day, fly only Redfish  tournament with a Snook Calcutta to be held on February 26 and February  27, 2022. 

The fishing boundaries are the west coast of Florida from Crystal River southern-most tip of Sanibel Island. The two day, photo  submission format will make it possible for fisherman in this entire  range to participate. 

The Waterman culminates in an Awards Banquet with a  can’t-miss Raffle made possible by our generous sponsors. A limited  amount of guest tickets to the Awards Banquet are available for purchase  for $50.00. 

Tournament Rules & Details:

Event Schedule:

2/25/2022 - Captains Meeting 8:00pm By Zoom 

2/26/2022 - Fishing Day 1 - 7:00am-4:00pm

2/27/2021 - Fishing Day 2 7:00am-3:00pm

2/27/2021 -  Awards Dinner and raffle 6:00pm 

All proceeds from The Waterman Fly Fishing Tournament  benefit Tampa Bay Waterkeeper, a non-profit organization dedicated to  protection, preservation and improvement of the Tampa Bay watershed.

Note: You must register here first. Tampa Bay Waterkeeper will then send you an email with a code that allows you to formally register your team on the iAngler Tournament Portal.


  • 1 hour

    Captains' Meeting (via Zoom)

    Zoom Link Sent via Email

  • 9 hours

    Fishing Day 1

2 more items available





  • Awards Dinner Guest Ticket


    +$3.00 Sales Tax

    1 Awards Dinner Ticket for a Guest. NOTE: 1 ticket is already included for each angler participating in the tournament.


    +$3.00 Sales Tax





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