Ft. Myers, FL

 
ENTRY FEE: $100 per MAKO boat per event
ENTRY FEE ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 9, 2018: $150  
 
 Covers entire crew
 FREE Captain's bag, including a $50 Bass Pro Shops Gift Card 
 
 
Captain's Meeting, Oct. 18 
Bass Pro Shops 
10040 Gulf Center Dr.
Ft. Myers, FL 33913
 
Friday, Oct. 19 | Saturday, Oct. 20
Fish-Tale Marina
7225 Estero Blvd.
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 463-3600
 
 
Lodging
Please call 800-625-4111 to reserve your room and ask for the Mako Fishing Funament group.  This is a courtesy block with rooms based on availability.  Discount rate cut-off date is Friday, September 14th for the posted rates below. 
 
 Room  Rate
 One Bedroom Gulfview  $160
 Two Bedroom Gulfview  $205
 One Bedroom Beachfront  $180 
 Two Bedroom Beachfront  $245
 
Rates do not include $15 daily resort fee or the 11% tax.
                       
 
Dockage
Free dockage for Funament participants while space is available. First come, first serve. Please call (239) 463-3600 to reserve your slip. Upon arrival, please check in with the Dockmaster, and you will be directed to your slip. The slip you are assigned will be your slip for the duration of the event.  
 
Please be sure to bring ample dock lines for securing your boat to the piling cleats. In some cases, spring lines may be needed as well. Trailer storage will be your responsibility at this particular event.
 
 
Boat Launch & Trailer Parking
Lover's Key is a great area where the local residents park their trailers. Please be sure to bring tongue locks to properly secure your trailer.
 
Lover's Key  
8700 Estero Blvd
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
 
 
GPS Coordinates
Fish Tale Marina is located at 26° 24 .843N / 081° 53 .579W
 
  
License & Fees
All Funament participants who plan on fishing must have a valid Florida fishing license to participate.  For information on the types of license or permits you need, including prices and where to buy, visit the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission website www.myfwc.com/license.
 
Event Itinerary
 
Thursday, Oct. 18 Bass Pro Shops Ft. Myers
6:00pm Welcome - Cocktail Hour
7:00pm Captain's Meeting
   
Friday, Oct. 19 Fish-Tale Marina  
5:30pm Cocktail Hour, Turn In Catch Cards
6:30pm-8:30pm Dockside Cookout, Raffles
   
Saturday, Oct. 20 Fish-Tale Marina    
5:30pm Cocktail Hour, Turn In Catch Cards
6:30pm-8:30pm Dockside Cookout, Awards Ceremony
**Please wear badges to cookouts for entry** 
                     
 
  
Should you have any questions or concerns prior to arrival, please feel free to contact us at funaments@basspro.com.