Up to $10,000 in Cash, Dive Gear & Other Prizes and Awards!
And come and party at Florida’s Biggest Dive Party!
2022 Florida Lobster Mini-Season
The Best Place to Catch Lobsters in Florida is Broward County!
|Mini Season||Bugs Per Day||Night Diving||Tanks||Less Travel||Hotels|
|Broward County||12||Allowed||Shore & Boat Diving||Direct Flights to FLL||Oceanfront|
|Monroe County||6||Prohibited||Only Boat Diving|
Tenth Annual Great Florida Bug Hunt
Tuesday – Wednesday – Friday – Saturday
July 26 – 30, 2022
Florida’s Shore Dive Capital
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Registration begins online and at Gold Coast Scuba
Registration cost is $30
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
To participate in the Great Florida Bug Hunt, you must register by 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Bug Hunting Seminar 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Mini-season Kickoff Party at Plunge 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Music by Scuba Cowboy, hosted by Scuba Radio & Gold Coast Scuba
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Great Florida Bug Hunting Contest Starts at 12:01 a.m.
Weigh in Closes 5 p.m.
Lobster Chef Competition 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Great Florida Bug Hunt Contest Awards & Raffle @ Pavilion 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Weigh in Starts at 12:20 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Friday, July 29, 2022
Dance in the sand and donate to the cause!
“Scuba 4 Good” Benefit Concert at Plunge Beach Resort 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
With the Town’s support for adaptive scuba programs since 2017, the event will raise funds for “Scuba for Good”, a non-profit that teaches people with disabilities how to dive.
The non-profit partners with Gold Coast Scuba in coordinating boat dives for adaptive divers.
Saturday, July 30, 2022
Underwater Pier Cleanup at Anglin’s Pier 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
For more information and (required) reservations, contact Gold Coast Scuba
Don’t want to participate in the contest? All divers are welcome to come and dive and join the parties!