OUTDOORS

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This page is a regular weekly feature focusing on Florida outdoors adventures and upcoming events. If you would like to add to this listing, email scocking@MiamiHerald.com.


•  The Miami Beach Rowing Club will conduct learn-to-row programs the weekends of Aug. 17 and Aug. 24 at the club, 6500 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach. Fee is $195 per session. Call 305-861-8876.

•  Help promote high school fishing at the fifth annual Spartan Fishing Tournament, a multi-species inshore and offshore contest Aug. 24 at La Siesta Resort & Marina in Islamorada. Visit www.paceanglersclub.com.

•  REEF will host a lionfish derby Sept. 14 at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo. A cash purse of $3,500 will be awarded. Entry fee is $120 for a team of up to four. A mandatory team meeting will be held Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Call 305-852-0030.

•  Catch and release bonefish for fun and prizes at the Marathon International Bonefish Tournament on Sept. 19-22. Anglers may fish from boats or shore. Entry fee is $225 for adult anglers; $125 for juniors. For more information, call Barbara Hewlett at 305-304-8682.

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