The 72nd annual Destin fishing rodeo is here! Locals and visitors alike look forward to this event for the awesome family fun and fantastic fish catches. The annually anticipated event kicks off October 1st and lasts the entire month. This year's Destin rodeo may look slightly different in a post COVID world. Helen Donaldson, executive director of the Destin Fishing Rodeo, is making sure everyone is well informed on how participate in the event safely during the present epidemic. Who says safe can't be fun! From new t-shirt designs to Destin Fishing Rodeo face masks, there are souvenirs for the whole family. Daily weigh-ins are from 11 am - 7 pm behind AJ's, so you'll have plenty of opportunities to catch a glimpse of the day's catch. The leaderboard is displayed behind AJ's along with a grandstand for those who would like to watch.