Calendar of Events for 2018

Posted on May 19, 2015 in Blog
Calendar of Events for 2018

Wednesday, August 1 Registration: Sign up at SPI Convention Center on South Padre Island. 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 ...

HAPPY NEW YEAR from TIFT!

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, ...

TIFT CARES: Catch a Tagged Redfish. Win a Scholarship.

Posted on Jun 10, 2014 in Blog, News
TIFT CARES:  Catch a Tagged Redfish. Win a Scholarship.

Port Isabel, Texas June 6, 2014 -  This year marks the 2nd Annual TIFT Catch a Redfish Educational Scholarship; however, the 1st Annual competition isn’t quite over yet. Last year, the Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT) launched TIFT CARES by tagging redfish and releasing them into the Laguna Madre Bay two week before the tournament began.  The first five junior ...

Whales Spotted at TIFT 2013

Posted on Aug 5, 2013 in Blog
Whales Spotted at TIFT 2013

2013 TIFT Hostess Alexandra Rowe

Posted on May 7, 2013 in Blog, Hostess
2013 TIFT Hostess Alexandra Rowe

2013 TIFT Hostess Alexandra Rowe Twenty  year old Alexandra (Alee) Rowe of Harlingen has been named the official 2013 Texas International Fishing Tournament Hostess. The daughter of Dr. James Rowe of Harlingen and Carrie Rowe of Harlingen, Alee is currently a junior at Texas Tech University and is enrolled in the Pre-Law program.  She is ...

TIFT Awards Fifteen Scholarships

Posted on May 7, 2013 in Blog, Scholarships
TIFT Awards Fifteen Scholarships

The Texas International Fishing Tournament and TIFT Endowment Fund Boards of Directors are pleased to announce that 15 outstanding young people have been selected to receive $2,000 scholarships. Each was selected on the basis of personal tournament involvement and grades. The $30,000 in total scholarship monies will be funded through the TIFT Endowment Fund, a ...

73rd TIFT Wrap Up & Results

Posted on Aug 6, 2012 in Blog, Tournament Results
73rd TIFT Wrap Up & Results

The 73rd TIFT is in the bag and though it was a bit windy during the two days of fishing a good number of fish came to the dock and even more caught and released. Total registration, 1165 anglers. Total boats, 371. Total billfish caught, 116 with 9 weighed in and 107 released. Six (6) ...