Alison Magouirk Is Named Hostess For 78th TIFT

Posted on Apr 21, 2017 in Blog

A well-deserved TIFT CONGRATULATIONS goes out to 22-year-old Alison Taylor Magouirk of Harlingen. Alison has been named the official 2017 Texas International Fishing Tournament Hostess. The daughter of Mark and Sandy Magouirk of Harlingen, Alison is currently a senior at Texas A&M University in College Station majoring in allied health. Alison has been a TIFT ...

TIFT Awards Twenty-nine $2000 Scholarships in 2016

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 in Blog

The Executive Board of the Texas International Fishing Tournament is pleased to announce that it has awarded annual scholarships of $2000 per recipient to 29 outstanding young people.  According to Scholarship Committee Chairperson Carrie Buchen, “The Executive Board is thrilled to announce a record number of scholarship awards for 2016.  Each of our recipients were ...

TIFT Catches Charlie Clark Nissan

Posted on May 12, 2016 in Blog

The Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT) is proud to announce that Charlie Clark Nissan will be the Blue Marlin sponsor at the 77th annual TIFT.  TIFT will be held in Port Isabel/South Padre Island August 3 – 7.  Shown above promoting the event are Charlie Clark, TIFT representatives and members of the Charlie Clark Nissan ...

Alexa Ray is named Hostess for 77th TIFT

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 in Blog

A big TIFT CONGRATULATIONS goes out to 20-year-old Alexa Ocean Ray of Laguna Vista. Alexa has been named the official 2016 Texas International Fishing Tournament Hostess. The daughter of Bryan and Mary Ray of Laguna Vista, Alexa is currently a junior at the University of Texas at Austin, double majoring in Radio-Television Film and Sociology. ...

76th TIFT Tournament Results

Posted on Aug 4, 2015 in Blog, News, Tournament Results
76th TIFT Tournament Results

The 76th Texas International Fishing Tournament closed with an awards presentation on Sunday, August 2nd. FERDIE BURKET of Progreso, Texas, aboard the Reel Therapy, took home the TIFT Grand Champion Bay Fisherman award with a total of 27.4 points. The Grand Champion Bay Fisherman is awarded to anglers with the highest point totals of all ...

TIFT CARES: The Scholarship That Got Away

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in Blog, News

Port Isabel, Texas June 30, 2015 -  Sunday, June 28, Joe Infante of Port Isabel decided to go fishing.  His 11-year-old son, P.J., opted to stay home and go swimming instead of going fishing with Dad. In a story similar to “the fish that got away,” Joe caught a redfish while fishing in the mosquito flats area ...

Calendar of Events for 2017

Posted on May 19, 2015 in Blog
Calendar of Events for 2017

Wednesday, August 2 Registration: Sign up at SPI Convention Center on South Padre Island. 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 3 Playday: A family day of fun and contests for the kids at SPI Convention Center. Games and prizes, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Registration: SPI Convention Center, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Captains’ Meeting: SPI Convention Center, 5 p.m. Dinner: SPI Convention Center, 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 4 Fishing Contest: Begins at 6:30 a.m., Bay Division and 7:00 a.m. Offshore Division Weigh station opens at Southpoint Marina in Port Isabel, 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Dock time: Bay, 5 p.m.; Offshore, 8 p.m. Saturday August 5 Start Fishing: Begins at 6:30 a.m., Bay Division and 7:00 a.m. Offshore Division Weigh station opens at 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Southpoint Marina Dock time - Bay, 5 p.m.; Offshore, 7 p.m. Sunday August 6 Lunch: SPI Convention Center, 11:30 a.m. Awards Presentation: SPI Convention Center, 1 p.m.

TIFT Awards Twenty Scholarships in 2015

Posted on May 12, 2015 in Blog, Scholarships

The Texas International Fishing Tournament and TIFT Endowment Fund Boards of Directors are pleased to announce that twenty outstanding young people have been selected to receive $2,000 scholarships. Each was selected on the basis of personal tournament involvement and grades. Funds are payable through the student’s colleges and can be used only for tuition, books, ...

Bailey Miller is named Hostess for 76th TIFT

Posted on Feb 16, 2015 in Blog, Hostess

A big TIFT congratulations goes out to twenty-year-old Bailey Miller of Harlingen.  Bailey has been named the official 2015 Texas International Fishing Tournament hostess. The daughter of James and Becky Miller of Harlingen, Bailey is currently a sophomore at Texas A & M University, majoring in business with a minor in communication.  She is a member of ...


Posted on Dec 29, 2014 in Blog, News

As we come to the close of 2014, the TIFT executive board would like to wish you and your families a very happy New Year, and as you prepare your New Year’s resolutions, we hope spend more time fishing is at the top of your list! The next few months will be exciting, as we strategize,  plan, ...