Divers get your tanks and gear ready. The Lionfish Safari is about to start. From June 11th – June 13 divers will be harvesting lionfish in our estuaries and nearshore reefs competing for cash prizes in 3 categories: Biggest, Most and Smallest.
Friday, June 11th from 6-7p.m. is the mandatory Captain’s meeting to be held at Sailfish Brewery in Ft Pierce. You can complete the Application on line at www.TreasureCoastLionfishSafari.com/Team Registration
A pizza party and our Lionfish Pale Ale will be served after the meeting.
Saturday, June 12th Marine Cleanup Initiative, Host of the Lionfish Safari, will be selling t-shirts and rash- guards at the Boys and Girls Club “Fishing for Futures” tournament happening at the Manatee Center located at: 480 N Indian River Drive.
Sunday, June 13th Marine Cleanup is hosting a Lionfish Party at Causeway Cove Marina, 601 Seaway Drive, Ft Pierce. The most exciting event is the weigh-in of the harvested lionfish which will occur at 4:00 Don’t miss this!
There will be music and a pig roast from 2-6 pm Bring your chairs and shade if you’ve got it.
Prize money will be awarded after the weigh-in with bragging rights to follow.