March 13th – March 16th, 2017
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Day 1 Results

Day 1 was a beautiful day on the water. There were 4 permit caught. Mark Richens – 23 inches Nathaniel Linville – 17.25 inches Ned Kaplan – 14.75 inches John Holt – 31 inches

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March Merkin Day 1 – St. Patrick’s Day

The first day of the 2015 March Merkin started out as a gorgeous day. Clear skies, warm and a little flat calm. Stay tuned for results later on – boats have to be in by 6PM!  

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March Merkin Kick-Off and Captain’s Meeting

The 2015 March Merkin is underway! This year we have 25 anglers and guides fishing and the weather is almost too perfect for permit fishing – flat calm! Dave Horn talked to all the participants about this years event. We are celebrating 10 years of permit fishing […]

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The March Merkin Kick-Off

Anglers and guides had some gorgeous weather today for their pre-fishing. We have our kick off tonight at the Key West Harbour Yacht Club at 6PM. Anglers and guides receive a generous bag of swag from all our terrific sponsors! Last night was the showing of the […]

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Fly Fishing Film Tour March 2015

The March Merkin Invitational Permit Tournament and World Angling are sponsoring a showing of the Fly Fishing Film tour at the Tropic Cinema in Key West, Florida on Sunday, March 15th, 2015. The Show will be hosted by Will Benson. There will be a reception for all […]

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March Merkin Donates $25,000 to Bonefish Tarpon Trust

March Merkin Donates $25,000 to Bonefish Tarpon Trust April 10, 2014 – Dave Horn, manager of the March Merkin Permit Tournament attended the April board meeting of BTT and presented Dr. Aaron Adams, BTT’s Director of Operations, with checks totaling $25,000 for continued Permit research in the […]

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March Merkin Winners for 2014

Texas Angler Scores Repeat Win in Key West’s March Merkin Permit Tournament KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Dr. Greg Smith of Laguna Vista, Texas, caught and released three permit measuring a combined total of 66.25 inches to win the 2014 March Merkin Permit Tournament that ended March […]

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Fly Fishing Film Tour March 2014

The March Merkin Invitational Permit Tournament and World Angling are sponsoring a showing of “The Drake Fly Fishing Film Tour” at the Tropic Theater in Key West, Florida on Sunday, March 16th, 2014. The Show will be hosted by Will Benson. There will a reception for all ticketholders at 6:45 […]

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March Merkin 2013 Results

DR. GREG SMITH WINS 2013 MARCH MERKIN Dr. Greg Smith, of Buena Vista, Texas, won the 2013 March Merkin. He was guided by Capt. Scott Collins of Marathon, Florida. Fishing conditions during the tournament were very difficult-high winds, cold air and water temperatures, and overcast skies. Only 1 permit […]

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March Merkin 2013 Press Release

March Merkin Permit Tournament to Draw Fly Anglers March 11-14  KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Permit is the target species for fly anglers on the flats during the 2013 March Merkin Permit Tournament scheduled Monday through Thursday, March 11-14. The angler who catches the most inches of […]

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