Due to inclement weather, the tournament has been rescheduled to May 27th and 28th, with weigh-in at Capt. Hiram’s from 5pm – 7pm. The Cook Off and festival remains scheduled for the original date and time.

2017 Sebastian Lionfish Fest

Making Delicious Dishes from Destructive Fishes

Join us for our second annual event, featuring a lionfish tournament, cook-off, educational experience, and live entertainment! Help us spread awareness and protect our coastal ecosystems against this harmful, invasive species!

Fishing Tourney

MAY 27th – 28th

Teams of 1-4 Anglers will compete to harvest the most fish, smallest fish, and largest fish. Register now for a chance to win up to $3000 in Cash prizes!

Cook Off

MAY 21st @ 12 – 4PM

Do your part in combating the invasive species by chowing down on delicious lionfish dishes! Learn, Taste, and Vote on Lionfish Recipe’s cooked fresh from Local Chefs. YOU PICK THE WINNER!


Event Schedule

all events hosted at Capt. Hiram’s
1580 US Highway 1, Sebastian, Florida 32958

  • May 19th, 6-7pm
    Late Tourney Registration
  • May 19th, 7pm
    Mandatory Capt.’s Meeting
  • May 21st, 12-4pm
    Tourney Weigh-in (11am – 1pm)
    Lionfish Removal & Awareness Day (12pm – 4pm)
    Lionfish Cook Off (1pm – 3:30pm)
  • May 27th – 28th
    Lionfish Tourney (all day)
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