2021 Press Release

 88th Annual ALABAMA DEEP SEA FISHING RODEO

www.ADSFR.com

A project of the Mobile Jaycees

News Release And

Public Service Announcement Information

ALABAMA DEEP SEA FISHING RODEO RESUMES FULL RODEO FESTIVITIES AFTER SCALED BACK EVENT IN 2020 DUE TO COVID

 

The 88th Annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo (ADSFR) dates have been set for July 16-18, 2021. The weigh station will be open 10:00am-7:00pm Friday and Saturday, and 10:00am-5:00pm Sunday. Traditionally, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo attracts over 3,800 anglers competing in 30 categories for over $400,000 in cash and prizes. In 2011, The ADSFR was proclaimed the largest fishing tournament in the world by Guinness World Records. ADSFR expects larger than usual spectator turnout by returning to a full event this year. Rodeo Officials will be “Reelin’ in the Years” with FREE live music from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. The entertainment begins with the Capt. T-Bones’ Liar’s Contest presented by HUK on Thursday, July 15th, 2021, followed by Yellowhammer featuring Jake Peavy. The Joe Bullard Chevrolet Stage at the Rodeo site will function as the main stage for the Rodeo Weekend Music, with headliners of The Molly Ringwalds presented by HUK on Friday Night. Mustache, The Band presented by Jesco Construction on Saturday night. Fishing begins at 5:00am Friday, July 16th with the ceremonial cannon blast at the ADSFR site and concludes at 5:00pm Sunday, July 18th with a ceremonial cannon blast.

 

The 63rd Annual Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament will be held Saturday, July 10th. The weigh station will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., with the tournament beginning at 5:00 am. This event is open to all anglers 15 years old and younger. Every angler that weighs in a fish will receive a Zeigler hot dog, a bag of Golden Flake potato chips, an ice-cold Coca Cola, and an ice cream. All of the proceeds from the Roy Martin Young Angler’s Tournament will go toward the annual Children’s Christmas Shopping Tour sponsored by the Mobile Jaycees. The awards ceremony for the Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament will be held immediately following the tournament at the ADSFR site.

 

The Mobile Area Children’s Charity Expo (MACC Expo) will be a one-day event held during the Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament (RMYAT). Date/Time: Saturday July 10th, 2pm-6pm. The purpose of the MACC Expo is to increase awareness of the various charitable organizations and events throughout Mobile County whose goal is to help Mobile area children/youth/families. The MACC Expo will be held in our large A/C cooled event tent on the rodeo site. This event is free to both exhibitors and the public.

 

The Alabama Shipyard Awards Ceremony for the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo will be held on Monday, July 19th at The Grounds starting at 6:00pm.

 

The festivities for the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo will kick-off at the Rodeo site with the Capt. T-Bone’s Liar’s Contest presented by HUK on Thursday, July 15th at 6:00PM. Rodeo ticket holders can participate in the competition by telling their best, or worst, fish tale. A “distinguished” panel of invited judges will determine the winners. Live music by Yellowhammer featuring Jake Peavy performing on the Joe Bullard Chevrolet stage

Every angler in the Open Competition who weighs in a legal fish from any of our 30 Categories will be entered into two drawings: One for a 25’ Contender Boat outfitted with a Yamaha motor, and trailer package and one for a SeaKeeper One.

 

In addition to the ADSFR Open Competition, anglers may also enter any of our Jackpots:

 

The Raymarine Big Game Jackpot pays cash for the largest Tuna (Yellowfin or Blackfin), Dolphin, Wahoo, Billfish and Swordfish. In addition, there will be a random drawing among all anglers that enter a fish in the Big Game jackpot for a Raymarine electronics package.

 

The Synergy Laboratories King Mackerel Jackpot pays cash for 1st through 10th place with a 1st place prize of $8,000 based on 100 entries. 2nd through 10th place payouts are based on number of entries. There will also be 2 random drawings, one for a Honda Recon 4-Wheeler and one for your numbers for a private reef, among all anglers who enter a fish in the Synergy Laboratories King Mackerel Jackpot

 

The Yamaha Motors Speckled Trout Jackpot pays cash for 1st through 10th place with a first-place prize of $8,400 based on 600 entries. There will be 3 random drawings, one for a 90hp Yamaha SHO Motor, one for a Rhodan Trolling Motor, and one for a $1,500 gift certificate to Backyard Paradise, among all anglers who enter a legal fish.

 

As well as CASH PRIZE DIVISIONS for Billfish, Tuna, Dolphin, Swordfish, Wahoo, King Mackerel, Speckled Trout (Creel & Lunker), Blackfish, and Tarpon.

 

88th ADSFR Notes/Changes

  • There will be NO Captain’s Meeting or Sign Outs for any of the Jackpots.
  • All Jackpots and Cash Prize divisions will be available to purchase Online.
  • Swordfish will replace Red Snapper
  • Yellow Grouper will replace Black Grouper
  • There will NO online merchandise sales. ADSFR Merchandise can only be bought on site July 10th during the RMYAT and July 15th-18th during the ADSFR.

Any questions regarding these changes and rules can contact our Rules Chairmen at 251-277-7079

 

Ticket outlets

Academy Sports and Outdoors- Festival Center, West Mobile, and Foley Stores

Fishing Chaos (Online)

Greer’s Market Fowl River

Howell and Associates Insurance Agency / Farmers Agent

J&M Tackle

Quint’s Sporting Goods

Pronto Pawn Theodore

Tackle This, Shoot That

ADSFR Rodeo Site (Thur July 15th until 5:00 am Fri July 16th)

Tickets will be available online at www.adsfr.com

 

Ticket prices:

Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament (15 and younger)    $ 5 per Angler

ADSFR Open Competition ticket                                           $ 50 per Angler

Raymarine Big Game Jackpot                                               $ 350 per Boat

Synergy Laboratories King Mackerel Jackpot                       $ 200 per Boat

Yamaha Speckled Trout Jackpot                                           $ 35 per Angler

 

 

Rodeo Weekend Music: “Reelin’ in the Years”

Below is the schedule of performers who will be appearing on the Bullard Chevrolet Stage throughout the weekend. The music festival is free of charge and open to the public.

 

Rodeo Music Schedule:

 

Thursday July 15th, 2021

 Capt. T-Bone’s Liar’s Contest presented by HUK            6:00pm

Yellowhammer featuring Jake Peavy                                7:30pm

 

Friday July 16th, 2021

 The Molly Ringwalds presented by HUK                          7:30pm

 

Saturday July 17th, 2021 

Mustache, The Band presented by Jesco                         5:00pm

 

 

For more information contact:

Mark Schambeau

Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Vice President – Publicity

Cell – 251-232-3249

Email – Publicity@ADSFR.com

 

 

88th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

& 63rd Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament Schedule

 

63rd Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament

Saturday July 10th

10am – Weigh Station Open

2pm – Mobile Area Children’s Charity Expo Starts

5pm – Weigh Station Closes

6pm – Mobile Area Children’s Charity Expo Ends

6:30pm – Awards Ceremony Begins

 

88th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Thursday July 15h

6:00pm – Capt. T-Bone’s Liar’s Contest presented by HUK begins

7:30pm – Yellowhammer featuring Jake Peavy (music)

 

Friday July 16th

5am – Cannon Blast Start of Tournament (Media Highly Recommended)

5:15-6:30 – Media Interviews

10:00am – Weigh Station Opens

7:00pm – Weigh Station Closes

7:10pm – Air Force DEP Swear-In

7:30pm – The Molly Ringwalds presented by HUK (music)

 

Saturday July 17th

10am – Weigh Station Opens

5pm – Mustache, The Band presented by Jesco Construction (music)

7pm – Weigh Station Closes

 

Sunday July 18th

10am – Weigh Station Opens

5pm – Weigh Station Closes

5pm – Cannon Blast Close of Tournament (Media Highly Recommended)

6:30pm – Contender Random Drawing & Seakeeper Random Drawing

 

Monday July 19th (Awards Ceremony)

6pm – Awards Ceremony at The Grounds

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