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2019 Catch and Release Scholarship Fishing Tournament

Nature, Fishing

The NSU Scholarship Fishing Tournament was created as a way to help provide financial assistance to qualified students so they can follow their educational dreams. The proceeds from the tournament help fund scholarships that attract, retain, encourage and support high-achieving marine sciences students. In keeping with the college’s dedication to marine conservation, the tournament is a catch and release of billfish and a responsible take of fun fish. Who: Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, marine research scientists, fishing enthusiasts. What: NSU Scholarship Fishing Tournament. Where: Atlantic Ocean (boats can leave from any inlet). Weigh-in held at Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. When: •Captain’s Party, 6 p.m. Thur., Jan. 10 at NSU’s Ocean Campus, 8000 N. Ocean Drive, third floor, Dania Beach (inside Mizell/Johnson State Park). •Lines-in (tournament start) 7 a.m. Sat., Jan. 12. •Weigh-in, 3 p.m. and Awards Party, 5 p.m. Sat., Jan. 12, Pier 66, (Lat 26°6.109' N / Long 80°7.054' W) 2301 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale. To RSVP or purchase tickets, please call 305-812-2179 or via email ( For more information, please visit the tournament’s website.