Hundreds of boats took to the water for the two-day Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament, which held its 40th edition at Jim King Park and Boat Ramp.

Over 300 boats attended The 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament is held July 13-18 2020 at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. On July 17 and 18, the portion of the tournament was open to adults and has a $141,300 boa

Over 300 boats attended The 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament is held July 13-18 2020 at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. On July 17 and 18, the portion of the tournament was open to adults and has a $141,300 boat, motor and trailer grand prize for the person who catches the largest fish. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

Bob Gipson, 91, is seen calling out the boats as they begin to dock and weigh-in their fish on July 17, 2020, the last day of the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. Gipson has b

Bob Gipson, 91, is seen calling out the boats as they begin to dock and weigh-in their fish on July 17, 2020, the last day of the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. Gipson has been working the Kingfish tournament since 1981, when the tournament began. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

Bob Gipson, 91, places his hand on a mask and the list of boats registered for the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida on July 17, 2020. 
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Bob Gipson, 91, places his hand on a mask and the list of boats registered for the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida on July 17, 2020. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

Attendees of the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament on July 16, 2020, prepare to go home after weighing in their fish on the second-to-last day of the tournament held at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida.
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 Attendees of the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament on July 16, 2020, prepare to go home after weighing in their fish on the second-to-last day of the tournament held at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

Volunteers measure each fish brought in on July 17 2020, during the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida.
[Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

Volunteers measure each fish brought in on July 17, 2020, during the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

A person aims to get a better grip on her 31-pound fish caught on July 17, 2020, the last day of the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament  at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida.
[Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

An angler aims to get a better grip on her 31-pound fish caught on July 17, 2020, the last day of the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

Volunteers wheel the Kingfish caught on July 17, 2020, to the autopsy table where volunteers report each fish's gender and measurements during the  40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Flo

Volunteers wheel the Kingfish caught on July 17, 2020, to the autopsy table where volunteers report each fish's gender and measurements during the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

A person from captain Zach Crabtree's boat, "Vamoose," walks up to weigh two Kingfish and one Snapper on July 17, 2020, the last day of the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. 
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Zach Crabtree, with the  boat, "Vamoose," walks up to weigh two Kingfish and one Snapper on July 17, 2020, the last day of the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

The person who carried up the 50.53 pound Kingfish, reacts in excitement when its weight is displayed on the screen on July 17, 2020, the last day of the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonvill

 Zach Crabtree reacts in excitement when the 50.53-pound Kingfish's weight is displayed on the screen on July 17, 2020, the last day of the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. Crabtree won the tournament. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

A volunteer holds up the 50.53 pound fish caught by captain Zach Crabtree's team on July 17, 2020, out-weighing the 43-pound leader from the day before during the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Ja

A volunteer holds up the 50.53 pound fish caught by captain Zach Crabtree's team on July 17, 2020, out-weighing the 43-pound leader from the day before during the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

The 50-pound lead fish caught on July 17, 2020, replaces the 43-pound leader from the day before during the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida.
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The 50.53-pound lead fish caught on July 17, 2020, replaces the 43-pound leader from the day before during the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

People participating in the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida, prepare to dock and weigh-in their fish caught on July 17, 2020, the last day of the tournament.  
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People participating in the 40th Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at Jim King Park on Sisters Creek in Jacksonville, Florida, prepare to dock and weigh-in their fish caught on July 17, 2020, the last day of the tournament. [Emily Felts/The Florida Times-Union]

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