Fishing the Beautiful Blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico
Fishing the Beautiful Blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico

The Cortez Yacht Club has teamed up with the Edison Academics school of NW Bradenton to  Host the Inaugural “ Hook’em & Cook’em”  Fishing tournament.

$6000 Dollars in Prize money will be awarded to  Fisherman and Junior Fisherman.  With the motto of  ”Fishing for a (School) of Students” to raise money for Kids scholarships.

The tournament is slated for June 4th thru the 6th.  Monetary Sponsors, Fisherman and Volunteers are encouraged to participate in this worthy cause.

The tournament is based on a Point systems for type of fish caught, so anybody can win.

Keeper fish will be “Hooked and Cooked”  at the  Fish Fry Scholarship Awards Ceremony on  Sunday June 6th from 12-6.

Live music, games, raffles and other fun stuff will make it a truly family fun event at the BaySide Banquet Hall in Cortez, Florida.

Sponsorships start at $500 down to a small donation for raffles.  Tournament Fee’s are $100 per boat… (FREE for Junior Fisherman).

Join us for this fun event to raise money for student scholarships.

Any questions… Call 941-794-6601 or E-mail CYC Commodore Joe Garbus at or Edison Administrator Randy Stewart at