Nate Edwards Fishing Tournament

Fishing Tournament Everglades City Florida Oct 27th-28th

Nate Edwards Fishing Tournament

2nd Annual Nate Edwards Fishing Tournament

EVERGLADES CITY, FL – Following last year’s unprecedented success, the 2nd Annual Nate Edwards Fishing Tournament is set to kick off on October 27th and 28th at Everglades Fishing Company.

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This much-anticipated event not only offers an unparalleled fishing experience but also fosters community spirit by raising funds for Autism, Special Needs, and Trade Scholarships for Local High School Programs.

A Time for Angling and Giving

Snook, Redfish, and a Trout– total measurement of the
3 fish combined and largest total measurement
(Can only have 1 of each fish) per boat

+ Calcutta (additional entry)

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In memory of Nate the event is committed to giving back to Everglades City School, people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Remembering Nate Edwards

Nate Edwards tragically passed away on October 1st, 2021, at the age of 24. Known for his generosity and commitment to others, he was deeply loved by many. A passionate angler, the Nate Edwards Fishing Tournament was launched in 2022 in his memory. This event serves as a testament to his love for fishing and helping those in need, aiming to create lasting memories in the process.

Nate Edwards, a beacon of dedication and community spirit, is a name that resonates profoundly within the Everglades community. Even though he is no longer with us in person, his legacy continues to inspire and unite us.

Nate Edwards Fishing Tournament, Everglades City, FL

The event is in partnership with the following charities:

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▪ LARC Inc helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities something that was very personal to Nate. Nate would be delighted and honored to be helping in this way.

▪ Autism Services of Southwest Florida to help people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The need is real for individuals and their families and Nate would have been so pleased to see this support.

▪ Everglades City School to establish the NATE EDWARDS SCHOLARSHIP fund which will fundgraduating students 👩🏽‍🎓 a full scholarship to either a Trade school and/or Captains school of their choice.   

The tournament follows a catch, photograph, and release format for snook, redfish, and trout. The weigh-in will be hosted by the Everglades Fishing Company (EFC).

Fishing Tournament Info

Friday October 27th & Saturday 28th, 2023

Everglades, Florida


Entry Info

Adult Anglers-
$150.00 if you pay before September
$170.00 if you pay after September 1st.

Child Anglers- $75.00 (under 12)

Tournament Documents

2023 Nate Edwards Fishing Tournament Information (PDF)

IMPORTANT: Tournament Waiver (Needed upon Arrival)

Non-Profit Status

Dates & Locations


202 Camellia St W, Everglades City, FL, United States, Florida




Camellia Street Grill will once again be hosting this mandatory Captain’s Dinner.  (at least one team member must be present)

Registration begins at 5:30 pm.


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• 7 AM lines in


• WEIGH IN:  2:00PM – 4:30PM

Everglades Fishing Company (EFC) has once again offered their central location for our “Weigh In” this year.

(Bring photo of fish on the supplied ruler with team lanyard displayed).

“Weigh In” is no earlier than 2pm and no later than 4:30pm

Special thanks to:

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And all of our Anglers & Sponsors!

Maps & Locations

Friday Oct 27th @ Camellia Street Grill

Camellia Street Grill: 202 Camellia St W, Everglades City, FL 34139

Saturday Oct 28th @ Everglades Fishing Company

Everglades Fishing Company: 201 Collier Ave FL 3413, Ochopee, FL 34141

Building on a Legacy

After last year’s triumphant event, which saw enthusiasts from all corners coming together, the Nate Edwards Fishing Tournament has indeed established itself as more than just a pastime.

Landed Fishing, has joined forces with the organizers of this amazing event, and are keen on continuing the momentum from last year. A driving focus here at Landed Fishing is all about engagement & bridging communities.

Angling, Fun, and More

Participants can look forward to a weekend full of activities. From a captains meeting to amazing silent auctions, the event promises to keep attendees on their toes.

Thanks to a growing roster of sponsors, including big names like Sea Pro, Suzuki, and Simrad, the stakes are higher than ever. Last year was just the beginning. The event has even more in store for our anglers”!

A Few of the Sponsors

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Yamaha Motors
Simrad Electronics

Fishing for a Cause

Beyond the thrill of the chase in the waters, participants will also have a shot at bagging some impressive gear and prizes.

But beyond the material winnings, the real prize lies in the difference made in the community. Funds raised will directly benefit Autism and Special Needs initiatives, along with bolstering Trade Scholarships for aspiring students in local high school programs.

A Brighter Future Ahead

In a time where global uncertainty looms large, the Nate Edwards Fishing Tournament stands as a beacon of hope.

Registration is open, and the event is available to anglers of all levels.

Event contact: Olivia

Call: 239-850-0886

Email: [email protected]

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