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,...

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...

Thank you Jon for all you have done, you will be greatly missed.

After a courageous battle Jon Ain passed away on November 28, 2012. He’s the reason so many of us love to fish for permit and he did tremendous things to make sure the fishery was protected. He will be greatly missed by so many in our fly fishing community and...

March Merkin Permit Tournament 2013

The dates for the 2013 March Merkin are March 11-14th, 2013. March 10th & 11th are practice days and March 12-14 are tournament fishing days. We also invite participants and guides to join us the evening of March 10th at the Tropic Cinema for the Fly Fishing Film...

Texas Angler Wins March Merkin 2012

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Dr. Greg Smith of Galveston, Texas, caught and released four permit, earning 513 points to win the 2012 March Merkin Permit Tournament that ended March 15. Smith, who was guided by Captain Scott Collins of Marathon, Fla., was named the...

The Fly Fishing Film Tour is coming to Key West

The March Merkin will be hosting the Key West showing of The Fly Fishing Film Tour on March 11, 2012. Doors open at 7:30 PM, show starts at 8PM. Tickets are $15.00 and are available online at www.tropiccinema.com or at the door.

March Merkin 2012 – March 12-15

The March Merkin Permit Tournament will be held March 12-15, 2012 at Key West Yacht Harbor Marina. There will be an opening dinner and cash bar on March 12 followed by three days of fishing. Awards will be given on the last day of fishing following the last boat...

March Merkin 2011 Results

2011 March Merkin Results The sixth annual March Merkin, held at the Key West Harbour Yacht Club, ended on a high note last evening after 26 boats spent 3 days chasing the “Black Tailed Devils” from the Marquesas to the Content Keys with 10 fish caught. This fly...

March Merkin 2011

March Merkin 2011 Official PosterFor Sale – $20 + shipping The 2011 dates for the March Merkin are March 14-17. Please contact us with any interest in fishing. The Official March Merkin tournament poster is available for purchase for $20.00 plus shipping and...

March Merkin 2010 Wrap-Up

2010 March Merkin began with a well received talk from Aaron Adams of BTT outlining the Permit tagging initative of BTT and Costa del Mar which used the tournament as it’s kickoff. After a practice day which saw a good number of Permit landed, a cold front approached...