Port Isabel and South Padre Island host Texas’ largest saltwater fishing tournament—the Texas International Fishing Tournament.
Founded by Doc J.A. Hockaday in 1933, the tournament was designed to tell the story of phenomenal fishing in the Rio Grande Valley to anglers from around the world.
This year will mark the 74th event.
TIFT offers the best of bay and offshore fishing to all ages. Scheduled to be held July 31 to Aug. 4, TIFT is expected to attract as many as 1,500 anglers and more than 500 boats during its two days of fishing activities. There are three divisions: Bay, Tarpon and Offshore.
Sign up now at www.tift.org.