Premier Sponsors

A sanctioned tournament and newest addition to the Old Salt family of endorsed tournaments

Host: Magnuson Hotel – Marina Cove

6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane

St. Petersburg, FL 33711


Fishing one Day, Saturday June 8, 2019, 6:00AM – 4:00PM

Is an “in the water at your location” tournament (boundaries apply)

Catch-Photo-Release Tournament

Cash prizes and Tournament within a Tournament

In season, legal catch may be kept @ angler’s choice

A Boat Tournament

Fishing Categories:

  • General Entry
  • Ladies Crew
  • New for 2019!
  • Kayak (kayak, paddle boards, etc.)
  • Youth (14 & under)

Charter Boat Availability

Species: Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper

Trophies: 3 deep for all species, Tarpon is 3 trophies.

NEW FOR 2019! (2) Tournament w/in Tournament

Auctions: Silent and Live

Live Auction Items   

At the Fishing Tournament Banquet Sat. June 8th at approximately 7:45 PM we will hold the "Live Auction" of the items below.  If you would like to bid on these items but cannot attend, please contact Auctioneer Jeff Albritton  email-  Please contact him in advance to help you set up a proxy to represent you at the auction.


POOL PARTY 11 AM - 3:30 PM

Make sure you sign in at the pool party (names will go in drawing for prizes)

Put on your thinking caps!! We will be having a Crazy Hat Contest. Hats will be judged for CREATIVITY and THEME.

Once again, we will be asking for you to bring certain items for chances to win prizes: We will have prize patrol walking around and randomly selecting people.

  1. Black Button (sewing)
  2. Picture of a fish (printed picture or one you have taken in your gallery)
  3. Blue fishing lure
  4. Red fishing bobber
  5. Bottle opener
  6. Box of Cracker Jacks
  7. 1998 Quarter
  8. Nail Clippers
  9. Purple Coozie
  10. Green Matchbox Car/Vehicle

Looking forward to a sun and fun filled day!

Send us your Pictures!  New Feature During the Tournament
We are asking fishermen on the boats and people at the pool party to text in pictures of the action!  We will be running a slideshow on the monitors of those pictures in the pavilion for the public to see.


1. Text 'rrfish' to the number 813-536-5316 in order to join the gallery.

2. Receive text message welcome response.

3. Text pictures to 813-536-5316 and they will be instantly added to Rough Riders Fishing Tournament.

4. Check out the gallery by going here:

Contact Information:

Chuck Hollweg  Chairman  (727) 504-2768

John Northrop  Vice Chair Operations

Michael Platt  Vice Chair Logistics/Sponsor Relations  (727) 687-8038

Randy Anderson Vice Chair  Banquet/Auctions  (813) 293-6764

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Tournament Banquet Sponsor

Captain’s Meeting Sponsor

Pool Party Sponsor

Tournament Weigh-in & Scoring Sponsor

Tournament Trophy Presentation Sponsor

Tarpon Level Sponsor

Grouper Level Sponsor

Redfish Level Sponsor

Kayak Master Angler 

Trout Level Sponsor

Mackerel Level Sponsor

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