Marlin Madness Gulf Coast Voting

These Gulf Coast teams have emerged as the most elite crews in the region.

Marlin Madness 2024 Gulf Coast Bracket Top 4

Congratulations to Aquaviva, winners of the 2023 Marlin Madness Gulf Coast bracket! Be sure to cast your vote to determine which team will make it to the championship, facing off against the leading teams from the International, Florida, and East Coast brackets.

Tournament Timeline

Round 1: 3/25-4/1
Round 2:
Sweet 16: 4/10-4/15
Elite 8: 4/17-4/22
Final Four: 4/24-4/29
Championship Round: 5/1-5/6

How to Vote & Ground Rules

Select you favorite team and enter your email to vote. A valid email address is required. Automated “bot” voting will result in permanent disqualification from the tournament. By voting you agree to receive communications from Marlin and you consent to our Privacy and Data Policies. You may opt out of email messages / withdraw consent at any time.

Don’t forget to vote for your favorite sport fishing teams from the other three regions: the East Coast bracket, the International bracket and the Florida bracket.

How To Qualify for Marlin Madness

Win one of these qualifying events and your team is automatically entered in Marlin Madness for the following calendar year. Should a team win two qualifying events in the same season, they will advance based on the first win, and the second-place team from the second win will advance accordingly. There is no entry fee for Marlin Madness; winners receive a full-page recap in the pages of Marlin as well as additional promotion on digital and social media.