First youth fishing tourney of the season set for next weekend

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The first youth fishing tournament of the season will be held Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Boca Grande Fishing Pier from 9 to 11 a.m.

The tournaments are sponsored by the Boca Beacon, Lee County Parks & Recreation and the Boca Grande Marina.

The tournament is free for children ages 15 and under. Prizes will be awarded in various age categories, and raffle prizes will be awarded as well.

Grab only your fishing pole, tackle box and snacks and drinks … bait will be provided. No lures allowed. This is a catch-and-release tournament only. All children must be supervised by a parent or guardian for this event.

Registration is not necessary; just be at the pier ready to fish by 9 a.m.

Call (941) 964-2564 for more information.