Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation of Vero Beach
Fort Pierce City Marina, 1 Avenue A, Fort Pierce FL 34950 (one-eighth mile south of the South Bridge on the ICW)
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
The 38th Annual Blue Water Open Dolphin Mania Charity Fishing Tournament has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 24, due to predicted small craft
warnings on the original date. Lines go in the water at 6:30 am. The fish weigh-in takes place by 4:30pm at Fort Pierce City Marina, One Avenue A,
Fort Pierce (one-eighth mile south of the South Bridge on the ICW), where awards will be presented at 5:00 pm. The Treasure Coast-wide dolphin-
only event is one of the areaâs oldest tournaments. First prize for the largest dolphin weighed in is $5,000, second prize is $2,000, and third prize is
$1,000. Five Bounty Booty Winnersť will receive $400 each. The mandatory Captains Meeting will be held Friday, May 23, from 6:00-7:30 pm at the
Marinas bleachers. The entry fee for this years Dolphin Mania is $250; to enter the optional Mahi Moolah is an additional $100. For convenience, anglers may register and pay the entrance fee for the tournament at http://www.bluewateropen.org; they may also enter by mail or on the night of the Captainsâ meeting.
If fewer than sixty boats enter, the prize money will be prorated.
All the proceeds 100% - of this popular tournament benefit local projects for the prevention of child abuse in the local community.