Billed as the largest family friendly fishing rodeo in the world, this successful yearly event includes fun for the entire family. The event features fireworks, fishing, fellowship, vendors, and FUN! Contestants fish the Gulf waters for days, competing for cash and prizes in 30 categories of both saltwater and freshwater fish. The fishing rodeo attracts an average of 50,000 people every year. Awarded Southeast Tourism Society (STS) Top 20 Event 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2015.