Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo 2009 Highlights
Looking for Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo 2009 highlights? The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is an event not to be missed by avid fisherman and anglers of all types. For 78 years, it has been the largest multi-species saltwater fishing tournament in the U.S., with one of the most impressive prize packages around. The next tournament features an awards package valued at over $400,000, with two packages that include a boat, motor and trailer set.
Founded in 1929 by a group of businessmen from Mobile, Alabama, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo quickly became a success. Now, sanctioned by the Southern Kingfish Association, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is a three-day event hosted on Dauphin Island, Alabama, with prizes being awarded for first, second and third places in thirty categories. One Master Angler is recognized in the rodeo. The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo also includes jackpot drawings for King Mackerel, Speckled Trout and Big Game.
Highlights of the 2009 Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo were diverse. Taking the annual Master Angler prize in the tournament was Don Adcock. The winner of the Contender random drawing was Joe Bear. Richie Byrd picked up the prize in the King Mackerel random drawing and Carl Baldwin took the prize in the Big Game random drawing. Joe Prati won the Speckled Trout random drawing.
In the most unusual winners category, Jeremy Folse took first, Robert Loftin placed second and Jim Waller took third. Lynn Sharpless was the Red Fish random Lifetime Saltwater license winner and Kit Spangler was the Red Fish Raymarine Chart Plotter and Fish Finder winner.