Florida Skin Divers Association
2017 Lionfish Calcutta
In conjunction with Florida's Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day, The FSDA will host the 2017 Lionfish Calcutta. The event will be held on May 20, 2017. Spearing may commence at 7:00 AM on May 20th and participants must be back to the weigh-in line by 5:00 PM on May 20th, at the Bellaire Boat Ramp. All entry fees for this event will be distributed to the top three teams, largest lionfish and smallest lionfish winners.
This is a team event. Teams can consist of 1 - 4 divers. Entry fee is $20 per person for Florida Skin Diver Association Members / $40 for non-FSDA members (will include 2017 FSDA membership).

                           Don't forget about the Captain's Meeting & Lionfish Awareness Seminar on May 18th, 2017
2017 Lionfish Calcutta Rules & Waiver.pdf
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Best Practices for Lionfish Handling.pdf
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If you have never harvested lionfish before, watch the video below. With the use of a polespear & Zookeeper, you never have to handle the lionfish. The less handling the less likely you will get punctured by the venomous spines.