8th Annual Grunt Hunt – Weigh In & Fish Fry @ Madeira Beach Marina
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

8th Annual Grunt Hunt & Fish Fry

March 23rd, 2019 •  Madeira Beach Marina

Weigh-In starts at 4pm – See who wins this year on biggest Grunt & Hogfish.
Over $3,500 in cash and prizes.

Enjoy a good old fashioned FISH FRY with fresh caught grunt. Only $10 a plate.
Comes with french fries & cole slaw.

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King of the Beach – Captain’s Party @ Madeira Beach Recreation Complex
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

26th Annual Old Salt Spring King of the Beach
May 2-4, 2019
Held at Madeira Beach Recreation Complex

Join in the fun! This 3 Day waterfront festival all about fishing, boating and eating. There are over 80  marine related vendors onsite including a full boat show display.  The tournament is has over $225,000 in cash prizes and is the largest Kingfish tournament in the world.  Free Admission – Free Parking – Free Water Taxi from parking lots.


Gates open at 5pm til 10pm
Registration Check In & Sign up starts at 6:30pm
Charity Check Presentation –  8pm
Review of the Rules & Regulations – 8:30pm
Raffle & Silent Auction – 9pm

Food, Beer & Cocktails, Music, Vendors, Kids Zone and Boat Displays are open all night.

Location: 200 Rex Place  •  Madeira Beach, FL 33708
Parking: (click for map)

The Old Salt Line for more info: 727-216-6601 or

King of the Beach – Weigh In & Awards @ Madeira Beach Recreation Complex
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm


26th Annual Old Salt Spring King of the Beach
May 2-4, 2019
Held at Madeira Beach Recreation Complex

The Old Salt King of the Beach is perhaps the oldest, and absolutely the richest, Kingfish tournament in the United States. If you fish for Smoker Kings, you should be fishing the 26th Annual Old Salt SPRING King of the Beach Kingfish Tournament. It is a great event to spectate at too …. come see big fish come to the scales and over 80 vendors out on site.  Held in beautiful Madeira Beach Florida, twice every year in the Fall & Spring when the Kings are running on Florida’s west coast, The King of the Beach Kingfish Tournament is host to competitive fishing teams from the S.E. United States and beyond.

Friday, May 4th   •  Fish Weigh In, Awards and Festival

Gates Open: 3:00pm
Weigh In starts at 4:00pm
Awards: follow weigh in, approx 8:30pm
Event Close: 10:00pm

Free Parking – Free Ferry Shuttle – Free Admission
Click Here For Map & Details

Evenings Activities & Attractions

  • Weigh In
  • Award Ceremony / Crowning of the New King
  • 10 Great Food Vendors
  • Beer and Bar Specials
  • Boat Showcase
  • Kids Play Zone
  • Over 80 Marine and Art Vendors
  • The Old Salt King of the Beach Is Open to the Public

More info:

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