The LOOP, All Release Billfish Tournament, is the namesake event of the Old Salt Fishing Foundation. “Old Salt” is an acronym derived from the name of the first tournament: Operation LOOP Development (OLD) Suncoast Anglers LOOP Tournament (SALT). Hence, OLD SALT FISHING FOUNDATION

The Old Salt Ladies Inshore & Offshore Fishing Tournament, held every year for the past 31 years, has been rescheduled (Covid 19 Restrictions) from this summer to the coming Fall. The tournament is set to run September 24th & 26th and will be held at Sea Dog Brewing on Blind Pass in Treasure Island Florida.

The Old Salt Very Special Kids Fishing Day is on track to be held on its original date this year, October 17, 2020. Captains, sponsors, volunteers, first responders and more come together each year to get special needs kids and their families on the water for a fun day of fishing and camaraderie.

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Spicy Garlic Noodles with Scallops

Spicy Garlic Noodles with Scallops

An annual rite for many Floridians is the opportunity afforded by Scalloping Season. A day on the water scalloping with family and friends can easily be one of the best days of the year. The second best thing about scalloping is the eating. Continue Reading

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Spicy Garlic Noodles with Scallops

Spicy Garlic Noodles with Scallops

An annual rite for many Floridians is the opportunity afforded by Scalloping Season. A day on the water scalloping with family and friends can easily be one of the best days of the year. The second best thing about scalloping is the eating. Continue Reading

Red Snapper Roundup – How It All Went Down

Red Snapper Roundup – How It All Went Down

Scipio Creek Marina in Apalachicola, Fl hosted this years Red Snapper Roundup on June 26th & 27th. The Roundup sported a $2500 cash prize for 1st place with an additional $1000 thrown in by Oyster City Suzuki if the winners boat was powered by Suzuki outboard(s). The following is the press release put together by… Continue Reading

Capt. Skylar Fishing Report – July 2020

Capt. Skylar Fishing Report – July 2020

Over the last month, the inshore snapper bite has been tremendous. From bottom fishing around the skyway and shipping channel, to fishing under the mangroves, there has been no shortage of these aggressive feeders, which also make great table fare! Continue Reading

Capt. Travis’ Tampa Bay Fishing Report For July 2020

Capt. Travis’ Tampa Bay Fishing Report For July 2020

The Tampa Bay Bite is HOT! It’s that time of year where things are ready to hit the boiling point in Tampa Bay! As we move through July and into August, we will face the warmest temperatures of the year both above and below the water line. Having the right plan and targeting the right… Continue Reading

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for July 2020

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for July 2020

Last Months Action The positive thinking worked! We could not have asked much more out of June. Flat calm seas, plenty of live bait and great fishing from right on the beach to 100 miles offshore. King mackerel, tarpon, sharks and goliath grouper were plentiful along the beach. King mackerel, sailfish, mahi, cobia, wahoo, mangrove… Continue Reading

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for June 2020

Captain Greg’s Space Coast Fishing Report for June 2020

Last Month’s ActionFirst 4 days of grouper opening were really good and the tuna fishing was awesome the few days calm enough to make that run, other than that not much to say about May except it was a grind. The sea conditions just didn’t want to get nice for any period of time to… Continue Reading

Old Salt Summer Slam

Old Salt Summer Slam

With the sting of the Covid 19 related cancellation of the Spring KING still fresh, Old Salt is looking for a way to get back in tournament form with anglers this summer. The Board is pondering bringing back a perennial favorite, a fishing slam tournament. Please help us work this out by weighing in on… Continue Reading

The Art Of The KING

The Art Of The KING

On our way to trying to put on the 2020 Spring KING, Old Salt commissioned local artist Monika Urbanska to create an iconic King Mackerel to serve as the foundation piece for all of the tournament design work. Monica delivered in spades, providing the piece you see below.  The original King of the Beach tournament… Continue Reading

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