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Rod & Gun Club News – 4/1/2022

By Jody Steele

There are three great activities ahead in the month of April for all Rod and Gun Club members.

A BBQ Lunch at the Range

Enjoy our perfect weather at the Range with an appreciation lunch provided by the Rod and Gun Club for members and their families on Saturday, April 9th at 10 AM. Free instruction for new shooters of all ages with all safety gear and equipment supplied. All apparel and swag will be on sale.

Bonefish & Burgers

The Rod and Gun Club and the Ocean Reef Conservation Association are hosting a meeting with experts from the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust on April 13th at the Cultural Center at noon. The latest developments in research and information will be shared and discussed. Lunch fee will be charged to your ORC account by emailing

2022 Rod & Gun Swordfish Tournament, April 19-21

Choose any one-day to fish in the Tournament. It is your choice of lines in/lines out.

Weigh in daily from 3:00-4:30 PM. Prizes for first, second and third place. Largest Swordfish weighed in over the three-day period wins.

No entry fee, simply download the registration form from the Rod & Gun website at (go to Events Calendar tab for April 19-21) and return it to You can also pick one up at the MarineMax Tackle Shop. For any questions, contact Ken Reda at 305 342 0658 or Who will take home the trophy!

Fish of the Month

The April “Fish of the Month” competition begins today with Tuna being the fish to go after. All fish must be weighed at the MarineMax Tackle Shop. Hours for weigh-in are 7:00 AM-5:00 PM. You could win recognition and a $100 gift certificate for the Ship Store.

Share Your Sporting Pictures

Take out that phone to catch an award-winning picture for the Ocean Reef Press. Send to with all the information including names, location, date and any other important details.