Florida Fishing Report – Upcoming Events – Sept. 20, 2007

Prize Bonefish

A group of shore-based anglers are launching a petition drive to secure more shore, pier, and bridge fishing spots in South Florida. Log onto http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/piers_bridges/signatures.html.

Sign up for the Marathon International Bonefish Tournament Thursday-Sunday at Sombrero Country Club, milemarker 50, U.S. 1. Entry fee is $195 per angler. Call 305-481-4571 or 305-481-1100.

Biologist Steve Woodmansea will discuss the plants of the Big Cypress at the Florida Trail Association meeting tonight at 7:30, Palmetto High School, 7460 SW 118 St., room 900, Miami. Call Nina at 305-608-6866.

Bass Busters will hold a Super Bucks Two-Day Open Tournament Saturday-Sunday on Lake Okeechobee at Clewiston. Entry fee is $200 per team. Call 863-983-3151.

Use a handline to catch bottom fish and pelagics in the Mano a Mano YoYo Tournament on Saturday. Call 305-461-2700 or visit www.cubanacanclubdepesca.com/yoyo.

Biscayne Bay Sailing Club will hold a monthly social at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Sonesta Hotel, Coconut Grove. Call 305-788-3210.

Sign up for the Miami Swordfish Tournament Sept. 27-30. A captains’ meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at Monty’s Rawbar at Miami Beach Arena. Call Richard Peeples at 305-282-1006 or visit miamiswordfishtournament.com.

Attend a used boat show and marine flea market Sept. 29 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Matheson Hammock Marina, 9610 Old Cutler Rd., Miami. Call 305-665-5475.