LionFish Safari

Indian River County and Martin County will join St Lucie County and Ft Pierce for the First Annual LionFish Safari grouping 4-member dive teams to collect these invasive fish and return to City Marina for a weigh-in, awarding of prizes, fine food and fun stuff for all ages. Safety training and Captain's meeting July 19th at Ft Pierce Riverwalk. Safari will be July 20th and 21st with event ending each day at City Marina for daily weigh-in and prizes with overall winner being crowned in three catagories on Sunday afternoon. Four person dive teams will vie for top honors. Early bird registration saves 25% off costs. More details coming soon. Current sponsors are FWC, Budweiser, Dive Odyssea, Marine Cleanup Initiative Inc, FT Pierce City Marina, Treasure Coast Yogurt Shop, Team Frapper and Captain D-Tours.

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  • chris g.

    Hey everyone, just wanted to say what a great job everyone did.
    From the Fri. meeting to the Sun. event it was smooth sailing. Glad to be a part of something so important. Cant wait till next year. Thank everyone for their support.

    July 22, 2013

  • Capt donald v.

    Times, rules, liability waivers, information, locations, sponsors nd vendor applicaitons are at
    and further info is on Facebook at:!/pages/Treasure-coast-Lionfish-Safari/[masked]

    1 · May 9, 2013

  • Capt donald v.

    There will be a daily weigh in with daily winners and then an over-all winner in at least three groups...Largest, smallest and most and the groupings like male, female and youth. Teams will be up to 4 divers, but more people can be on boat...just no more than 4 divers. You can leave from Indain River, martin or st lucie counties, but weigh-in is in ft pierce. location of collections(gps) are required...not for each fish, but for collections so we can track them. Researchers will be here to do DNA testing on fish to further track them. further details are coming after next meeting with State FWC officials... and prizes and awards will be announced as sponsors line up. there WILL be a 25% discount for earlybird registration.

    March 2, 2013

  • Capt donald v.

    you do not see this because it will all be announced in two weeks. I just wanted to get a save the date out there. Captains meeting and safety classes will be on Friday night June 28th on Avenue A where street will be blocked off...all near Ft Pierce Yogurt shop (sponsor). Rules will follow REEF rules from the Keys. Lawyers are fine tuning the waiver and liability issues with City now.

    March 2, 2013

  • Jeff W.

    I do not see any times for Captain's meeting, rules on hunting them, The tools that you can use to get them, Starting times & ending times , weigh-in there seems to be stuff missing.

    March 2, 2013

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