The Michael Shields Memorial Inshore Open caters to all members of the community, regardless of age or skill level. Come fish for Snook, Redfish, Tarpon and Trout with this year’s proceeds to benefit Project LIFT. This growing organization provides substance abuse counseling, vocational training and positive mentoring for Martin County’s at-risk youth. This year’s inshore fishing tournament is aimed at raising critically needed funds to support the operations of Project LIFT. Read more about how Michael Shields Memorial Inshore support’s Project Lift here.
Due to popular demand, we have broken the Michael Shields Memorial into 3 separate divisions, Guided; Unguided; Paddle. The scoring format is the same for all divisions and is located in the 2016 Rules. Teams of 4 Anglers or less will target Snook, Tarpon, Redfish and Trout. Want a guided sponsorship? View a list of our 2016 Guides here.
We will kick off the event with a Captain’s Reception at River Palm Cottages and Fish Camp at 7:00 p.m., on Friday, September 23, 2016.
Anglers and their families are invited to attend the Awards Ceremony & BBQ at River Palm Cottages and Fish Camp at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2016.