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Kicking Off Shark Week with Olympian Michael Phelps June 19, 2017

Are you Ready for Shark Week!

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm (est) watch Olympian Michael Phelps Cage Dive with a Great Shark!

Michael Phelps, joins Dr. Neil Hammerschlag of the University of Miami Rosensteil School of Marine Science in Australia as they Cage Dive with his fieriest competitor, the Great White Shark!

Hook & Tackle has partnered with University of Miami as the exclusive manufacturer of the Shark Research clothing gear. Watch Michael Phelps go way down under in the UM/Hook & Tackle Gear.


Huge Success for the Miami Dolphins Foundation / Hook & Tackle Charity Event May 22, 2017


For 21 years Hook & Tackle has been a partner of the Miami Dolphins Foundation and a sponsor of the Fins Weekend annual charity event benefitting City Year, a mentoring program for underprivileged high school students. This is the largest NFL event with the entire team, current players, alumni, coaches, rookies and cheerleaders.

With over 1500 people in attendance at Fins Friday night party in Key Biscayne, Florida. Many enjoyed great food from top local restaurants, cocktails and top entertainment.

Great Live and Silent Auction Items were available  


The weekend was filled with current players and the new Rookie class, including QB Ryan Tannehill, Tight End Anthony Fasano,  Alumni Dan Marino,  Jason Taylor and so many more...


The Fishing Day was epic with lots of Dolphin,Tuna, and Kingfish

The weekend ended with one of the largest Fire Work displays celebrating a very highly successful weekend bringing together, NFL players, anglers, golfers, fans and fishermen. Feels great to give back to the community! 


Going Coastal with Bravo's Southern Charm April 27, 2017

Nothing like the Southern Charm of Charleston, SC. 

Charleston, the South Carolina port city founded in 1670, is defined by its cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages and pastel antebellum houses, particularly in the elegant French Quarter and Battery districts. The Battery promenade and Waterfront Park both overlook Charleston Harbor, while Fort Sumter, a federal stronghold where the first shots of the Civil War rang out, lies across the water.

The very popular Bravo Network introduced the an amazing cast of characters who live & love Charleston and star on the popular show called Southern Charm. Seen below are Shep Rose, Cameran Eubanks and new comer Austen Kroll celebrating Cameran's Birthday in the Florida Keys, but also wearing the latest Hook & Tackle embroidered fishing shirts.

So much history, yet so much great food, fishing and fun in the city of Charleston, S.C.

Shep is an avid fisherman who enjoys the water life. Watch the show on Bravo, Monday nights at 9PM EST.

Hook & Tackle Live from Tortuga Music Fest April 13, 2017


Country Music and Fishing are synonymous, no better place where thousands of fishing fans gather to enjoy a full 3-day fun-filled weekend of Music, Beach, Sun and Fun At Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. 

Over the years, Hundreds of thousands of dollars benefitted the Rock the Ocean Foundation, helping to fund marine environment organizations.

The 2017 Line up included Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Chris Stapleton, Darious Rucker, Alan Jackson, Nelly, Daya and so much more.



Hook & Tackle Sponsors NASCAR's Hot Rods & Reels Charity Event at the Daytona 500 March 8, 2017


Hook & Tackle is a proud sponsor of NASCAR's Hot Rods & Reels in at the Daytona 500 in Daytona Beach, FL for over 20 years!

27 years after both his last National Hot Rod Association win and the accident that left him paralyzed, Hall of Fame Drag Racer Darrell Gwynn was joined by his NASCAR friends as they came together for the annual Hot Rods & Reels Fishing Tournament on historic Lake Lloyd at Daytona International Speedway to benefit the Darrell Gwynn Quality of Life Chapter of The Buoniconti Fund. Darrell donated a custom wheelchair to a Greg DiGirolamo, an Orlando paraplegic in need of a new chair.

Winners Included:

  • Donnie Allison with the largest bass at 7.98 pounds
  • Greg Biffle’s team won with a three fish total of 13.74 pounds
  • Donnie Allison’s team came in second with a total weight of 12.83 pounds.
  • Bobby Allison’s team took third place with a total of 12.36 pounds.

Other participants included: Bobby Allison, Donnie Allison, Greg Biffle, David Blaney, Clint Bowyer, Joey Coulter, Brad Keselowski, Michael McDowell, Joe Nemechek, Ryan Newman, David Ragan, and Martin Truex.