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Get Hook’d On Lake Monroe Fishing Tournament & Seafood Festival casts off in Sanford

Come enjoy 3 days of fishing, food, and fun on Lake Monroe at the 5th annual Get Hook’d On Lake Monroe Fishing Tournament and Seafood Festival.


Get Hook’d On Lake Monroe Fishing Tournament and Seafood Festival

Come enjoy 3 days of FREE fishing, food, and fun on Lake Monroe in Sanford! Get Hook’d will start Friday January 12 with a Captains meeting, before the main fishing tournament and Seafood Festival on Saturday January 13 , with the event closing out on Sunday January 14 with a kids fishing rodeo.


Saturday's main event will include live music from many bands including The Supervillains!, food, and vendors. There will be kids areas and games for all ages.


Full Event Schedule

Friday Jan. 12


6 - 8 pm, Captains Meeting

All fishing teams must come to register for the tournament at the captains meeting to be able to fish in the tournament on Saturday January 13.


Anglers are required to stay for the entire captains meeting. An overview of the contest and rules will be given by the tournament director followed by Q & A for anyone with questions.


Registered Anglers will receive a free White Claw at the captains meeting and will receive all the rules and regulations and tournament ruler.


Saturday Jan. 13


7 am - 1 pm, Fishing Tournament

Both the Bass and Crappie tournament will start at 7am. Weigh-ins will start at 1:00pm and will be separated out in flights every 15 minutes.


1 pm - 3 pm, Tournament Weigh-in

All anglers will be assigned a time slot to for weigh-in at registration at the captains meeting. Slots will be pulled lottery style. A one pound penalty per minute late for arriving late to weigh in. Angler will be disqualified after 15 min, no exceptions. Anglers must check out if not weighing fish.


Noon - 6 pm, Seafood Festival

Join the 5th Annual Get Hook'd Seafood Festival right after the Fishing Tournament in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford!


Enjoy fresh and delicious seafood from some of Orlando's best food trucks plus local restaurants! There'll be live music on a large outside stage, artisan vendors, product demos and kid zones.


Sunday Jan. 14


10 am - 11 am, Conservation and Fishing education seminar

With space for 150 kids to participate in the conservation class. All kids that participate will receive a free fishing pole. Parents must be present for kids to participate. Sign ups will begin Saturday at the Seafood Festival but kids will be able to sign up morning of as well as long as there are still spots available. The class will consist of 5 stages including; Safety, Conservation, Knot tying, Tackle, and Casting


10 am – Noon, Kids Fishing Rodeo

All kids will fish the small pond behind the Sanford Museum. All parents must be present while their kids are fishing. There will be volunteers to assist children. Small prizes will be awarded to kids during the tournament.


Get Hook’d On Lake Monroe Fishing Tournament and Seafood Festival

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