Father's Day Fishing Tournament

Oakland Park's Father's Day Fishing Tournament is a fun and educational "catch and release" tournament held every year on the Saturday before Father's Day. This event is open to everyone. Participate in casting skill contests in addition to the outstanding fishing. Prizes are awarded. Join us at Royal Palm Park for the Father's Day Fishing Tournament.

Event Information


  • Date: June 17, 2017
  • Time: 7-10 a.m.
  • Location: 
    • Royal Palm Park:
      1701 NW 38th Street
      Oakland Park, FL 33309
  • Admission: Free
For more information, please contact Recreation Coordinator Eric Waters at 954-630-4507.
Father Fishing With His Daughters
Father Holds the Catch With His Son

2016 Father’s Day Fishing Tournament Close-up



The 2016 Annual Father’s Day Weekend Fishing Tournament continues our fishing tournament tradition! Royal Palm Park was filled on Saturday, June 18 with over 50 anglers of all ages. Over 100 fish were caught and released over the course of the day. We finished off the tournament with the casting contest and trophy awards for three age groups and three categories: Biggest Fish; Most Fish Caught; and Casting Contest.

2016 winners


  1. 9 and under
  2. 10 to 17
  3. 18 and over
Biggest Fish:
  1. Kenneth Ferwarda
  2. Derek Jones
Most Fish:
  1. Kennedy Neilen
  2. Fernando M. Palacio
Casting Contest:
  1. Colton Walters
  2. Kaley Orlosky