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Old School Kingfish Shootout

The official kickoff to summer fishing begins with the largest kingfish tournament in the world!  The 5th Annual Daily’s Old School Kingfish Shootout, presented by Yellowfin, is happening June 8, 2024 at the Vilano Beach Fishing Pier.

In pursuit of the mission “to make king fishing great again”, the Old School Kingfish Shootout was created to provide every angler the opportunity to participate.  And, an equal chance at winning the 21’ Yellowfin Bay Boat.

The annual tournament limits fishing to Florida state waters within three nautical miles from shore with a northern boundary of Fernandina Beach stretching south to Ponce Inlet. Live bait penning or purchasing is not permitted.

The rules and tight boundaries level the playing field so that any size vessel and angler can competitively participate. The tournament even has kayaks and jet skis register! That’s why the event is a fan favorite for seasoned anglers, amateurs, ladies and juniors alike.

Quick Facts

Registration|Entry Fee:
$250.00 – through May 31, 2024
$350.00 – June 1 through June 6, 2024
$400.00 – on June 7, 2024

Event Schedule
June 8, 2024 — Full day of fishing followed by the weigh-in at Vilano Beach Fishing Pier
Fishing Hours: 7:00am – 3:00pm
Weigh-In Open: 2:00pm – 5:30pm

For fishing fun for the whole family, register online now for this year’s by clicking the event website link.  That’s where you’ll find additional information such as the full event schedule, rules, and prizes.


June 8
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Vilano Beach Fishing Pier
260 Vilano Road
St. Augustine, 32084
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