Smiles are as abundant as the fish at Greater Jax Junior Angler Tournament
The Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Junior Angler tournament took to the water on Tuesday morning out of Sisters Creek, a prelude to the 40th anniversary, two-day event that begins on Thursday. While fishing is a big part of the Junior Angler, the smiles and seeing them trying to carry fish bigger than they are up the docks are the best part of the event. RESULTS from the 2020 Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament“About like a couple of hours we got it, right at the start,” Sierra said of his catch. “My reaction was I was amazed that it was that big,” Croft said. The general kingfish tournament is Thursday and Friday with weigh-ins starting at 1 p.m. both days.
Kingfish tournament brings in 40th year with a handful of changes, high hopes
The Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and that means it has to adjust with the times in 2020. The general tournament is Thursday and Friday and the redfish tournament is on Saturday. And Glenn Morningstar has done a great job as our tournament chairman this year.The changes, Suber said, were done with two things in mind this year. The pandemic has prompted all sporting events to take a look at ways to be safer and the kingfish tournament did that. The tournament hopes that will prevent boats from piling up on one another during the weigh-in process.