May 21st, 2022 - 36th Annual CFOA Tournament

Note:  Tournament Day has been postponed until Sunday May 22nd

Captain's Party is still tonight, Friday May 20th at 6 pm.  

Online registration will remain open until Saturday afternoon.

Registration is now Open - Register Here


March 15th - May 7th, 2022 - Cobiathon

Cobiathon Extended to May 7th!

Every year CFOA and FSFA (CFOA's sister club) have a cobia tournament for friendly competition and bragging rights.  There are virtually no rules other than a club member from either club must be on each boat. Heaviest fish will win a rod and reel combo.  If no cobia are caught the heaviest kingfish will win.

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2022 - We want a reef 2.5 miles off of Cocoa Beach!

The Central Florida Offshore Anglers (CFOA) and Florida Sport Fishing Association (FSFA) are collecting funds on behalf of the Space Coast Artificial Reef Advisory Board (SCARAB) for the creation of a nearshore artificial reef in the Atlantic Ocean within Florida State waters approximately 2.5 miles off of Cocoa Beach Pier. This Brevard County nearshore reef will be easily accessible by smaller boats, and a place where snapper, grouper, flounder and other reef fish could thrive.  This nearshore reef will fall within the State of Florida FWC fishing regulations.

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New Year, New Club Tournament

It's 2022 and our club tournament is in full swing.  This tournament is for club members only.  From Nov. 1st to Oct. 31st you measure your catches and submit your weigh slip online.  There are categories for inshore and offshore species.  You receive points for the top 3 of each species.  You also earn angler and boat points.  The ultimate goal is to win top boat honors for the year.

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Reid Reef Deployed Successfully on Sept. 30th.

We had a great weather window for the deployment of Reid Reef on Sept. 30th.  This is our 5th artificial reef deployment in as many years.  It is about 15 miles due east of Port Canaveral.  The modules provide 8 to 10 feet of relief and will quickly bolster the benthic  and pelagic species in the area.  Here are some pics for the deployment.  When we get the final coordinates, we'll post them in the members only section of the site.   

 



Congratulations to our Red Snapper Tournament Winners

Winners, please pick up your Academy Spots and Outdoors gift cards at our August Social.

Men's

1st Place - Mel waters 19.00 lbs

2nd Place - Chris Pashos 16.60 lbs

3rd Place - Barry Roy 15.49 lbs




Women's

1st Place - Mary Van de Houten 16.18 lbs

2nd Place - Isabella Travis 14.13 lbs





Junior's

1st Place - Lucas Roody - 10.75 lbs







July 2021 Red Snapper Tournament

CFOA will have its own members only Red Snapper tournament.  

Note: New Women's and junior's Categories

  • Men's 1st Place = $200 Academy Sports Gift Card; 2nd Place = $100 Academy Sports Gift Card; 3rd Place = $50 Academy Sports Gift Card
  • Women's 1st Place = $200 Academy Sports Gift Card; 2nd Place = $100 Academy Sports Gift Card; 3rd Place = $50 Academy Sports Gift Card
  • Juniors (16 and under) 1st Place = $75 Academy Sports Gift Card; 2nd Place = $50 Academy Sports Gift Card; 3rd Place = $25 Academy Sports Gift Card
  • Tournament dates: July 9th, 10th 11th
  • Online tournament, catches need to be submitted at https://mycfoa.com/weigh-slip
  • Angler must be a CFOA Member in good standing by July 8th.
  • Valid Weigh Slips must be submitted between Friday July 9th till the end of Tuesday July 13th.  For the junior's category, parents must enter the weighslips. 
  • 2 Pictures need to be submitted – 1 with Angler holding the fish and the other with the fish on the scale
  • Pictures should be submitted onto the CFOA Facebook Page as well as the weighslip form.
  • All Weigh Slips will be approved and results posted on Wednesday July 14th  after the season is over

Weigh Slips are entered at the CFOA website. Here is the link:  https://mycfoa.com/weigh-slip

Remember this is members only, so if you were on the fence to join us now is a great time! Have fun, be safe and catch some huge Red Snapper!


2021 Annual Tournament - Congrats to Double Stuffed

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Remembering One of Our Founders - Bill Mathews

One of our founding members, Bill Mathews, recently left us for a better fishing grounds. Please pray for Bill and his family and, pass this on to others knew Bill.

"As an outdoorsman, he was passionate about fishing his entire life, he was one of the founding members of Central Florida Offshore Anglers (CFOA). An outstanding offshore fisherman, he won many tournaments and awards, often competing with his oldest daughter Lisa."

https://www.settlewilderfuneralhome.com/.../Bill-Mathews...



Chris Roody Wins Cobiathon with 55 lbs. 7 oz. fish

Congratulations to CFOA's Chris Roody for winning the 2021 2 week virtual Cobiathon with a 55 lbs. 7 oz. Fish.  








Location For Our Socials

Our new location will be Mud Hole Custom Tackle, Inc.

2133 Component Loop Suite 1001

Oviedo, FL 32765

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About Our Fishing Club

Mark Wright Talking About Mosquito Lagoon

Monthly Socials

Every month we have a social featuring a guest speaker to talk about saltwater fishing.  There are also raffles, fishing reports, and food.  If you are a beginner this is a great way to learn new techniques.  If you are an experienced angler please come out and share what you have learned.   

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Fishing Tournaments 

We have at least 2 tournaments every year.  Our annual CFOA tournament is held in May out of Port Canaveral.  It has over $10,000 in cash and prizes and is open to the public.  Learn More

We also have a year long club tournament.  This tournament is for club members only.  From Nov. 1st to Oct. 31st you measure your catches and submit your weighslip online.  You receive points for the top 3 of each species.  You also earn angler and boat points.  The ultimately goal is to win top boat honors for the year. Learn More

Rigging Seminar

Every year we hold a rigging seminar. Walk from table to table and learn from local guides and companies.  Get one on one time and ask all the questions you would like.

Topics will cover inshore and offshore saltwater fishing, rod & reel maintenance, knots, arts, and more!


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