Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Days

Proclamations
Posted on July 1, 2017

Proclamation

By the Governor of Alabama

WHEREAS, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is the Official Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo in the State of Alabama; and

WHEREAS, 260 individuals participated in the first Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo held in 1929, and

WHEREAS, since that time, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo has grown in popularity and now attracts more than 3,000 fisherman and women and more than 60,000 spectators each year; and

WHEREAS, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo was named by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s largest fishing tournament in 2011; and

WHEREAS, this year’s 84th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo will be held July 21st through July 23rd, 2017; and

WHEREAS, since 1929, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo has stimulated the local economy and helped to bring Alabama into the national spotlight:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kay Ivey, Governor of Alabama, do hereby proclaim July 21st through July 23rd, 2017, as

Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Days

in the State of Alabama.

Given Under My Hand and the Great Seal of the Office of the Governor at the State Capitol in the City of Montgomery on the 1st day of July 2017.

Kay Ivey

Governor