74th annual Destin Fishing Rodeo kicks off with party and wagon boat parade

Tina Harbuck
The Destin Log
Maggie Bowen in her "Sea You" themed decorated wagon won Best Overall in the Kids Wagon Boat Parade at the kickoff for the Destin Fishing Rodeo.
Anglers, captains and friends lined up at AJ's Seafood and Oyster Bar for the annual Destin Fishing Rodeo kickoff party Friday night.
The Luke Langford Band provided music for the annual Destin Fishing Rodeo kickoff party at AJ's Seafood and Oyster Bar Friday night.
Cheryl Jones and Company led out in the 14th annual Kids Wagon Boat Parade along Destin harbor Friday evening.
Destin Fishing Rodeo weighmaster Bruce Cheves draws out a name for one of the many drawings at the Rodeo Kickoff party.
Brooklyn Harris in her "Mermaid Blast" themed wagon won Best Theme in the 14th annual Kids Wagon Boat Parade along Destin harbor Friday evening.
Banks Howard as Bruce the weighmaster and Emma Meyer as Miss Destin won Most Creative in the Kids Wagon Boat Parade Friday evening on Destin harbor.