THE SILENT AUCTION HAS BEGUN!!!

By LKGA | November 4, 2018

FROM YOUR PHONE: Text sugarloafshowdown to 24700. You will immediately receive a reply text asking for you name. Then you will receive a reply text with a link. Touch the link and you will be taken to the auction website.   FROM YOUR COMPUTER: Visit this website to register and view items: sugarloafshowdown2018.auction-bid.org.  

2018 Sugarloaf Showdown!

By LKGA | June 8, 2018

Join us Friday, November 2nd & Saturday, November 3rd. Captain’s Meeting the evening before on Thursday, November 1st. Join LKGA for this fundraising C&R tournament. This three-day event is open to all anglers and is a fundraiser for the Guides Trust Foundation, which provides financial aid to Florida Keys fishing guides in the event of […]

LKGA Toured the Mote Marine Laboratory

By LKGA | May 1, 2018

On Wednesday, May 9th, LKGA Board Members toured the Mote Marine Laboratory in Summerland Key.  They received a guided tour of the Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research & Restoration. Taking the tour allowed them to see Mote’s seawater systems, tanks for aquatic studies, and some of the sample processing equipment. Those who attended called it […]

We thank everyone who participated in the 2018 March Merkin.

By LKGA | April 1, 2018

  We congratulate the winners.   We couldn’t have done it without our sponsors. Adrian Gray Andy Mill Aqua Flies ARC Fishing Bill Hartman Bill Horn Black River Outfitters Bonefish Tarpon Trust Bote Paddleboards Buff USA C.A. Richardson Chris Bladen Costa del Mar Courtney Marie Martin DeYoung Studios Don Yoyi Dylan Drebitko Echo Fly Rods […]

Annual meeting 2018

By LKGA | April 1, 2018

During the annual meeting, we held elections for the LKGA Board Members.  We are happy to announce the following LKGA Officers and Board Members for 2018. Officers: Doug Kilpatrick (President) Luke Kelly (Vice President) John Benvenuto (Secretary) Dale Bishop (Treasurer) Nathaniel Linville (Outreach Coordinator) Board Members: Bob Beighly Pat Bracher Drew Delashmit Bob Paulson Ian […]

News from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

By LKGA | March 8, 2018

News from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission FWC extends the permit spawning season closure inside the Special Permit Zone  At its February meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a measure to extend the spawning season closure for permit inside the Special Permit Zone in south Florida. The change, […]

The new Merkin Trophy Base looks amazing!

By LKGA | March 1, 2018

The new Merkin Trophy Base looks amazing!   This beautiful work was made by Jay Grant using local mahogany. Photo provided by Nathaniel Linville.

Join the fun of the 2018 March Merkin Silent Auction!!

By LKGA | February 8, 2018

Join the fun of the 2018 March Merkin Silent Auction!! Auction starts opens today at 5:00 PM. Text ‘marchmerkin18’ to 24700

Don’t miss our Annual Meeting February 23, 2018

By LKGA | February 1, 2018

Board Elections and Dinner! It’ll be a great time! Mark your calendars for Friday, February 23rd to attend the LKGA annual meeting, where you can renew your membership and participate in the LKGA board of director elections. Afterwards, join us at the Sugarloaf Lodge Tiki bar for dinner – compliments of LKGA. The meeting begins at […]

LKGA will host the March Merkin from Mar. 12th – 15th

By LKGA | January 15, 2018

LKGA will host the March Merkin from Mar. 12th – 15th Key West, FL Key West Yacht Harbor Marina March 12-15, 2018 2018 March Merkin In a little under two weeks, the 2018 March Merkin will be held at Key West Yacht Harbor Club. March 12th we will have our kick-off dinner for anglers and guides. March 13-15 are […]

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