C1555_R190_bg-content-welcomemat1Jose Wejebe “Spanish Fly” Memorial Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization under the tax-exempt code, and headquartered in Summerland Key Florida.  The mission of the Jose Wejebe Spanish Fly Memorial Foundation is to honor Jose’s legacy by making fishing dreams come true for those who face life-impacting challenges.

“The Spanish Fly Spirit lives in all of us.”


3rd Annual Spanish Fly Music Festival

Jose’s love of music was comparable to his passion of fishing. Join us to celebrate Jose, support his memorial foundation, and listen to music that drove the Spanish Fly’s unique soundtracks. Longtime friend Terry Cassidy and friends, Billy Bones, Dan Mobley, and Happy Dog are donating their time so we can continue to make fishing […]

Fish for Jose Weekend – March 1-3, 2019

Mark your calendars and join us March 1-3 for our annual Fish For Jose Weekend. Kickoff party hosted by the My New Joint upstairs from Square Grouper on Friday. Coastal Cleanup on Saturday followed by dinner. Sunday we are doing a #fishforjose photo contest with awards and wrap party at Saltwater Angler.

Post Irma Projects

Things have changed down here in the Florida Keys.  Some things for the better, and a lot for the worse.  Housing is expensive here in the Keys, and the tornados that followed the hurricane hammered some of the more affordable areas to live.  Many people have moved, many are without homes; some are still living […]

Krissy Reflects on Fish For Jose 2018

Hurricanes. Living in the Keys, I always knew this was a part of my reality. But, I had escaped a real pounding from this particular part of Mother Nature for my whole life. That ended September 10. My family and I made out better than most, and worse than some after Hurricane Irma. My husband Dave […]

#FishForJose 2018 is almost here, get your tickets now!

Fish For Jose (#FishForJose) 2018 takes place January 26 – 28. Click here to get your tickets before they’re gone! Fish For Jose originated as a social media movement calling on all those who loved and watched Spanish Fly over the years to celebrate the life of Jose Wejebe on his birthday, January 18th, and do […]

Thank you #FishForJose 2018 Sponsors!

What began in 2015 as a small celebration of the life of Jose Wejebe on his birthday, has become one of the Foundation’s most important annual events: Fish For Jose. Now a three-day celebration, #FishForJose brings family, friends, colleagues and the Spanish Fly community together for good company, music, food, drinks and most importantly, to […]