Articles Breaks Record at Spring Suncoast Classic

St. Petersburg, Florida — Great weather and big kings headlined the 24th Annual Spring Suncoast Kingfish Classic in St. Petersburg the second weekend of April. The weighmaster got a workout putting one 60-pounder, two 50s, and eight 40-pound kingfish on the hanging scales. The old record on the West Coast of Florida was 58.03 pounds—that number was bested twice over the...

2021 National Rules and Registration Forms

National Championships Rules & RegistrationDownload the complete SKA Nationals Rules

Nationals Weather We are pleased to offer WRI custom forecast services for the National Championship.  Please click the link above and create a profile for access to the site.  

2022 Nationals Schedule Of Events

         Fort Pierce Florida @ Causeway Cove Marina on October 26-29, 2022SKANationals.comGo to for schedules, registration and more information on SKA Nationals.

2016 Nationals Location

The Southern Kingfish Association is proud to hold its 26th Annual Mercury National Championship in Fort Pierce, Florida November 8-13.  TRAILER PARKING!SKA Trailer Parking:  Lots 11, 12, 14 & 15 These lots are “Designated Trailer Parking” for the SKA Tournament– during the tournament, these lots will have signs on them saying “SKA Trailer Parking.”Please note, these lots are open and free...

SKA History

SKA HISTORY – PAST, PRESENT AND FUTUREThere was a time when king mackerel tournaments were little more than enjoyable local events – big deals for individual communities, but lacking the cohesion to unite different events in various geographic regions. Then came the Southern Kingfish Association; the galvanizing force that harnessed an incredible synergy and transformed fragmented local efforts into a...


Welcome to the World’s Largest Saltwater Tournament Trail!Be Part of The Tradition The Southern Kingfish Association has been the premier Kingfish tournament trail since 1991. From Texas to the Carolinas, the SKA promotes safe, family-friendly and reputable King Mackerel tournaments while ensuring the future of its fishery.What does it mean to be a member? Compete on the SKA is a true,...


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Pro Tour

Southern Kingfish Association’s 2016 Mercury Marine Professional Kingfish Tour: North vs. SouthWelcome Anglers! We’re extremely excited to announce the official plans for the 2016 Mercury Professional Tour. Designed to determine the best King Mackerel fishing team of the North and South, it’s important to remember that whether you fish on a 23’ Sea Pro or a 32’ Contender, if you...