Groundswell Lionfish Tournament Set For July 18

June 24, 2015

The 2015 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament will be held on Saturday, July 18, following up on last year’s successful event that saw the invasive lionfish captured, recorded, and cooked for attending crowds.

The 5th Annual Groundswell Lionfish Tournament takes place at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Science with the tournament kicking off at sunup and all boats must be at the BIOS dock for the 3.00pm weigh-in.

Slideshow of photos from the 2014 event:


To register for the Groundswell Lionfish Tournament go to and complete the application form. Applicants are invited to drop the application form and $25 entry fee to Marine Locker.

The land event kicks off at 2.30pm and runs until 8.00pm and entry is free. There will be lionfish handling, lionfish tasting, live music, DJ’s, Goslings bar and for the young at heart a bouncy castle, arts & crafts, and more.

For more information contact Selange Gitschner or Matthew Strong


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