It's that time of the year again.....time for the RedFly. This year it will be on January, 4 2014. With FCO's move to Westshore Blvd. in Tampa, there are some changes from previous year's RedFly tournaments. The rules and information are as follows: -RedFly #8 sponsored by Flint Creek Outfitters and Orvis -Saturday, January 4, 2014. -MANDATORY registration and captain's meeting will be the night before (at FCO-Tampa, 1/3/2014) from 6:00-7:00 pm. -Each team MUST bring their measuring device, to be approved by tournament officials, to the captain’s meeting on 1/3/2014. -Weigh-in will be after the tournament at Cypress Point Park from 4:00-5:00 pm. -This is a catch-photo-and-release tournament. The largest two redfish by total combined inches (to the nearest ¼ inch) will win the tournament. -Fly-fishing gear ONLY. No tipping, chumming, GULP! soaking, spin tackle, etc. -Two-man teams may fish from a skiff, canoe, kayak, paddleboard, wade fishing, shoreline, dock, etc. -Anglers can launch anywhere on the West Coast of Florida, but not prior to 6:30 am. -Anglers MUST be in line at Cypress Point Park NO LATER THAN 4:00 pm on 1/4/2014. Anglers arriving at 4:01pm will be disqualified. -Each two-man team must provide one digital camera with a clear memory card. -The whole fish must be in the picture along with approved measuring device and tournament marker. Pictures that do not meet tournament requirements will not be counted. -Redfish of ANY size can be measured. -100% payback: 60%-1st place, 30%-2nd place, 10%-3rd place. Tie-breakers will be determined by check in time. If no fish are caught to fill a finishing place, a drawing will be held to determine who wins that place. If no fish are caught at all for the tournament, entry fees will be distributed back to the participating teams. -$50.00 entry fee per team. Fees MUST be paid at the captain’s meeting IN CASH. -Required USCG safety gear must on your vessel. RedFly anglers will also show courtesy to other tournament and recreational anglers. -There will also be drawings for prizes and raffles at Cypress Point Park during the weigh-in. -Flint Creek Outfitters is located at 1502 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL, 813-681-1888. Feel free to PM me with any questions! See you there!