2024 March Merkin

March 11-14, 2024

LKGA is, once again, looking forward to hosting the largest and most competitive catch and release Permit tournament in the world. We salute Bonefish & Tarpon trust to help support their vital Permit research and conservation matters with proceeds from the tournament.

2024 Winners

Grand Champion: With 130 centimeters total (2 fish) – Angler, Robert Dougherty (of Dallas, TX)
and Guide, Nick LaBadie (Key West, FL)

Largest Permit: Angler, Jose Ucan (from Punta Allen, Mexico) and Guide, Justin Rea (Sugarloaf Key, FL) – 77 centimeters

1st Runner Up (2nd Place): Mike Ward, Angler and Brandon Cyr, Guide – 2 fish, 115 centimeters

Runner Up (3rd Place):  Jose Ucan, Angler and Justin Rea, Guide

March Merkin Permit Tournament

2024 March Merkin
March 11-14, 2024

The 2024 March Merkin was held in Key West at Oceans Edge Resort & Marina

Congratulations to the 2024 March Merkin winners!

Thank you to all who participated and to our sponsors! Next year’s tournament details coming soon!

2024 March Merkin
Capt. Don Gable guided Mike Dawes to the 2011 Championship
Jon Ain - cofounder of the March Merkin Permit Tournament

Thank you

A big thank you to everyone who has donated to the March Merkin Permit Tournament over the years. We appreciate your loyalty to us and the charities we represent.

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March Merkin 2024 Dates

March 11-14, 2024
Oceans Edge Resort & Marina
5950 Peninsular Ave.
Key West, FL 33040
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Become a Sponsor

For more information about being a March Merkin sponsor, please contact us at info@marchmerkin.com

Many thanks to our banner sponsors!

The Palometa Club
Kay Fly Fishing Lodge
Hardy Fishing Alnwick England
Papas Pilar Rum
Yeti Coolers
12 Weight
SET Fly Fishing
Holland & Knight
12 Weight
Flyfish Colorado
Hell's Bay Boatworks