Grand Lagoon Fishing Classic

Captain Anderson’s Marina and Half Hitch Tackle are teaming up to bring you the most fishing fun you’ll have this year. The Grand Lagoon Fishing Classic focuses on the seafood you’ll find in our area during this time of year.


No entry fee! Just show up and weight your catch. 

Tournament fishing day is Saturday, Oct 11. Start time is 12:01am.

Fishing can be by boat, land, pier, or jetty.

Must leave and return by St. Andrew’s Bay.

All entries must be caught on a rod and reel. NO ELECTRIC REELS, NO SPEARING, NO CAST NETS, etc. 

Every angler must comply with current FWC and all current state and federal regulations.

Weigh-in will be at Captain Anderson’s Marina, Panama City Beach. Scale hours are Noon – 6pm on Saturday, Oct 11.

Weigh up to three fish but only one per species from the following list:

  • Gag Grouper
  • Scamp Grouper
  • King Mackerel
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Bonito (Little Tunny)
  • Redfish
  • Trout
  • Flounder
  • Black Fin Tuna
  • Vermillion Snapper
  • White Snapper (Pink Porgy)
  • Sheepshead 

Winner is most combined weight. In the event of a tie, first catch weighed will win.

One winner per person, but boat may have multiple entries and winners. 

Prizes will be presented Saturday, Oct 18, at the Panama City Beach Seafood & Music Festival.

Prize for top 10 combined weights plus top 10 receive two PCB Seafood & Music Festival tickets.

For further information, contact Tom Putnam, Half Hitch, at 850-234-2621.