General Rules


Key West Marlin Tournament Dates July 17 – July 20, 2024

Tournament rules are outlined herein as a guideline. Entrants should obtain and read a copy of the “Official Tournament Rules” which will be distributed at the Captains’ Meeting on Wednesday, July 17, 2024.


The boat entry fee is $2,550 and provides for a captain, a mate and two anglers with four social privileges. Additional social privileges are available at a cost of $150.


There is no maximum number of anglers per boat, but additional anglers pay $250 a piece to fish which includes their social privileges. Substitutions may be made, but must be called in to the committee boat before lines in the water of each day’s fishing.


Boats entered in the Marlin Division may pay an additional $450 entry fee to compete in the Fun Fish Division for a total of $10,000 in cash prizes for the three heaviest dolphin, wahoo, and tuna (yellowfin, blackfin, and skipjack). 

Questions should be addressed to:

Tim Greene, Tournament Chairman
P.O. Box 5590 Key West, FL 33045
Phone: (305) 304-0317
Email: [email protected]