•Immerse yourself in all things lobster
in the 2014 BugFest-by-the-Sea, held Friday through Aug. 2 in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. The event features a lobster hunting contest during the two-day mini-season July 30-31 with $15,000 in cash and prizes; a dive festival; photo and video contest; art show; seminars and food. Visitwww.bugfestbythe
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during the annual mini-season July 30-31 in the Miami Bugging Spiny Lobster Tournament. Headquarters is Sunset Tavern/Deli Lane, 7230 SW 59th Ave., South Miami. There will be a kids’ division and a photo contest. Call 305-665-0606 or visit Delilane.com.
held Aug. 9 out of Shake-A-Leg Miami, 2620 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove. Entry fee is $500 per boat for up to four anglers. Eligible species are dolphin, tuna, wahoo and kingfish. Call 786-429-3193 or visit www.Floridadolphintournament.com.
•Have a lot of fun and contribute to important tarpon research
in the Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition, held Aug. 9-16 and 16-23. Anglers will join UM scientistJerry Ault
and fly-fishing greatStu Apte
on the flats of northern Belize to catch, implant satellite tags, and release tarpon. EmailAdam Marton
at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312-440-1200 orSteve McLaughlin
at Front Range Anglers at 303-494-1375.
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