To help fund our organization, SISA annually hosts the 'Spring Fling' offshore fishing tournament. This fun filled event has occurred since 1973 making it one of the oldest fishing tournaments in Florida. Each year over 100 boats participate for cash prizes and awards. Plan to attend the tournament or just come by Captain Hiram's, have a cold beverage of your choice, kick-back and watch the weigh-in.
SISA 'Spring Fling 2012' Tournament
Entry fee $200.00
Schedule of Events
Rules & Entry Form
FRIDAY, April 27, 2012
Tournament Kick-Off Party @ 7:00PM
Registration 6:00 to 9:00PM
Captain Hiram's Sebastian Inlet Marina
1606 Indian River Drive
Sebastian, FL 32958
Phone: (772) 589-4345
Door Prizes and Surprises
Cash Bar and Snacks by Captain Hiram's Restaurant
SATURDAY, April 28, 2012
Fishing commences at first light. No check out.
Weigh-in deadline 4:30 p.m.
Awards Presentation 6:30 p.m.
Single Heaviest Fish Awards
Eligible Species: Dolphin .. King Mackerel .. Wahoo
1st .. $1500
2nd .. $700
3rd .. $400
4th thru 6th .. $200
Junior Angler Awards
Boys and girls "Junior Anglers" each receive a Rod and Reel Combo for heaviest eligible fish. Junior anglers are less than 16 years old on the date of the tournament.
Top Boat Award
$1000 cash and a $100 mount certificate for the Top Boat with largest aggregate fish weight, one point per pound of 4 eligible species listed above, no more than 2 of the same species count in total.
Click here for 2012 Spring Fling Advanced Flyer
2012 Sponsorship Guidelines
56 boats registered at the Friday night Captains meeting for the 40th Annual SISA Spring Fling Tournament hosted by Captain Hiram's.
The weather was awesome on Saturday and 28 boats weighted in fish.
1st place Dolphin at 35.85 went to Ray Willis aboard the Real Thing
1st place King at 40.25 went to Chris Delaney aboard the Headhunter
1st place Wahoo at 21.4 went to Joe Cramer aboard the Island Girl
Top boat with 72.75 went to Chris Delaney aboard the Headhunter
Top junior with 23.85 dolphin was Tom Martin aboard the Knock Down winning a Rod & Reel donated by Harry Goode's.
A white marlin was caught and released by Kevin Reed aboard the Gail Ray, not a species in the tournament but an excellent catch.
The run down for Dolphin was:
2nd place 23.85 aboard the Knock Down
3rd place 22.05 aboard the Head Knocker
4th place 19.00 aboard the Island Girl
5th place18.55 aboard the Escape II
6th place 18.45 aboard the Triple 7's
The run down for King was:
2nd place 34.55 aboard the Little Debbie II
3rd place 32.66 aboard Team Strike Zone
4th place 32.50 aboard Head Hunter
5th place 31.40 aboard Team Strike Zone
6th place 29.85 aboard Time Out
Only one other Wahoo was caught
2nd place 14.60 aboard Family Tradition
2nd place Junior 8.25 Dolphin aboard the Family Tradition also won a Rod & Reel.
The proceeds from the tournament will be going toward community projects.
SISA has been instrumental in sinking 8 offshore reefs over the last 13 years and our next project is a "near" shore reef.
Mitzie Norman, VP & SISA Tournament Director.