Catch the weigh-in at The Wharf in Orange Beach for the Orange Beach Open fishing tournament the evening of June 27, 2020.

The event begins Thursday, June 25 and ends Saturday, June 27 with the weigh-in.

The tournament permits anglers to depart from any Gulf of Mexico port.

Anglers are allowed to troll only and must use dead-bait and artificial lures targeting tuna, wahoo and dolphin only. This is a no-kill tournament, with video required of the release.

Cash prizes are paid out to first place winners in the tuna, dolphin, wahoo, billfish catch and release, and daily catch and release categories.

Orange Beach is an angler’s mecca, with numerous marinas offering access to charter boat fishing either for inshore, near shore, offshore and deep sea fishing.

If you just want to walk a few steps from your vacation rental to cast a line, here’s a list of condos that are fishing-friendly thanks to the availability of private piers and docks.

There are numerous vacation rentals that will allow you to dock your own boat as well.