Last kids’ fishing tourney of the season to be held May 2

Joshua Suttcliffe 2Grab your fishing pole and tackle box and come join the family fun at the next youth fishing tournament, scheduled for Saturday, May 2 at 9 a.m. at the Boca Grande Fishing Pier North.

The tournament is for boys and girls ages 15 and under. Bait will be provided (no lures allowed). All children must be supervised by a parent or guardian for this event. This is a catch-and-release tournament.

Prizes will be awarded in several different age categories, and a raffle will be held at the end of the tournament.

Registration is not necessary, just be at the pier ready to fish by 9 a.m. Refreshments are not provided so bring what you need to drink and eat. For more information contact Joe at 964-2564.

The tournaments are sponsored by Lee County Parks & Recreation and the Boca Beacon. Boca Grande Marina supplies the bait and Charlotte County Parks & Recreation provide the fishing pier.