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Welcome to the Big Mac Classic

It’s time again for the annual Big Mac Classic Fishing Tournament benefitting the Ronald McDonald House of Northwest Florida. Registration opens at 4pm Friday afternoon, September 23rd, and the captain’s meeting will include a buffet style dinner at 6pm. All sponsors, volunteers, anglers and the community are invited to join in. Registration closes at 9pm.

"The Big Mac Classic Fishing Tournament offers $15000 in guaranteed prize money!"
Mike Wright, Tournament Director

Welcome to the Big Mac Classic Fishing Tournament

The Big Mac Classic is the premier fishing tournament support the Ronald McDonald House of Northwest Florida. We have it all including fishing, fun, children’s tournament, the best tournament crew and we are able to raise money for the House. Spend your weekend with us, register now!

Fishing this year again will pay off for the participants who will vie for over $5000 award for the largest king mackerel aka Big Mac. Other cash awards will be announced including a cash award for two (2) king mackerel aggregate each day (sat/sun). There are also cash awards for a two-day aggregate weight of 3 king mackerel.

Returning for his sixth year as IGFA certified weigh master will be Jim Roberson who graciously donates his time to the charity event as do dozens of other passionate community volunteers who work tirelessly to put on a great event.


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We supporting the Ronald McDonald House of Northwest Florida!

We have many opportunities for you to help us help the House! Register to fish in the tournament. The biggest Mac pulls in a $5,000 prize! Volunteer to help us run the tournament. Donate to get a chance to win a 18′ Boat with trailer and engine! Fish in the 31 Days of Big Mac during the Destin Fishing Rodeo. Can’t decide? Contact us and we will help you help the House!

Register Online


To participate in the Big Mac Classic, registration is required for all charter boats and private boats Please see rules, rates and registration form below.

Online Registration: Register Here!

Printable Registration Form in PDF

How do I Pay?

Big Mac Classic has an secure online store with Square. You can pay online at the Big Mac Classic Store or pay in person at the Captain’s meeting or mail us your payment.

Online Payments: Big Mac Classic Store

Southern Kingfish Association

Southern Kingfish Association

The Big Mac Classic is a sanctioned Southern Kingfish Association Tournament. Welcome all SKA Anglers! Do you want to go national with your Kingfish fishing? Sign up with SKA today!

Web: Southern Kingfish Association

Win the Boat!

Your $5 donation to RMHC-NWFL could win your very own personal 18′ Island Bay boat with 90 HP 4-stroke Yamaha and trailer.

Still accepting Donations at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar in Destin!  Until Friday the 4th of November!!

Cane Pole Classic

Cane Pole Classic

FREE for kids 12 and under from 10 am to 11:30 am. Cane Poles and bait will be provided … Ya’ll come! Join us on the docks behind AJ’s on the harbor for the fun and fishing! Learn More…

Registration: Register Here!


Awards and Rules

Big Mac Classic offers many exciting awards and prizes including places and aggregates.  The tournament rules are posted online.   Final rules updates will be posted online after the Captain’s meeting.   Learn More…

Latest Rules: Find the Latest Rules Here!


Big Mac Sponsors

Big Mac Classic could not exist without our sponsors. We are very thankful so many of you help us help the Ronald McDonald House! Learn More…

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548
Phone: (850) 259-6819

31 Days of Big Mac

Want more Big Mac Fishing!
Register for the 31 days of Big Mac at the Destin Fishing Rodeo. We are giving away $100 each day of October for the biggest King Mackerel. We will also have a prize for the biggest King of the 31 days.