Eligible Species

STAR Eligible Species

West Marine Tagged Redfish: STAR-tagged redfish only. Tagged redfish do not need to be harvested. Some STAR tagged redfish may be outside the slot. Any harvested West Marine STAR-Tagged Redfish must meet the slot requirements as required by current state law. Slot limit for redfish is 18 to 27inches.

Tigress Outriggers & Gear Tagged Dolphin:  STAR-tagged dolphin only. Tagged dolphin do not need to be harvested. Any harvested Tigress STAR-Tagged dolphin must meet the slot requirements as required by current state law. 20 inches to the fork of the tail.

Species with Minimum Size Requirements: Open, Ladies, Fly, Kayak & Youth Divisions.

Spotted Trout
Spotted Trout: 15 inches using the pinched-tail measurement method

 

Snook
Snook: 28 inches using the pinched-tail measurement method

 

Redfish
Non-Tagged Redfish: 18 inches using pinch tail method

 

Dolphin
Dolphin: 20 inches to the fork of the tail

 

Kingfish
Kingfish: 24 inches to the fork of the tail

 

Grouper
Grouper: Gag & Black 24 inches, Red & Scamp 20 inches using the pinch-tail method

 

 

Species with No Minimum Size Requirements

 

 

Tarpon
Tarpon: No minimum size requirement. Special handling and resuscitation required.

 

 

Ladyfish
Ladyfish: No minimum size requirements. Youth Division only.

 

Jack
Jack Crevalle: No minimum size requirements. Youth Division only.

 

Sheepshead
Sheepshead: 12 inches using pinch tail method. Youth Division only.

 

Snapper
Snapper: All species of snapper are eligible for entry with no size limit. Youth and Conservation Division only.  If harvested snapper must meet FWC regulations.

 

Lionfish
Lionfish: No minimum size requirements. Fish must be harvested to be eligible.

 

 

 

Florida's largest family-friendly (all ages and experience levels) fishing competition with over 100 days of fishing!
May 28 to September 5, 2022!

 

Fish one day, some days or every day - win awesome prizes with a single catch!

17

Divisions

including tagged, non-tagged, inshore and offshore, Ladies and Youth with species like - Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, Grouper, Kingfish, Mahi-Mahi and Lionfish.

$500,000

in Prizes 

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Over 100

Days of Fishing

family friendly angling competition - for anglers of all ages and experience levels - most winning places and are determined by a random drawing.

 

Register for STAR
 
$40 for current CCA Florida Members | $75 for 18+
(includes one-year CCA Florida membership)

 

FREE for current, youth CCA Florida Members | $10 for youth, ages 6 to 17
(includes New Tide Membership)

 

[Registration process involves creation of a profile at CCA National and registering for STAR]