annual fishing tournament.
When: August 4 – 5, 2006
Cost: $275 per boat with three anglers per team, and with an optional $100 for an extra angler on the boat. Also, $5 per child for the Kids Fishing Tournament.
Call Jeremy Croteau, with the Special Events Division, at 239-573-3122 or Email: JCroteau@CapeCoral.net
At the Cape Coral Yacht Club on 5819 Driftwood Parkway. The redfish tournament is open to amateurs and experienced anglers.
The tournament kicks off with a mandatory Captain's Meeting and dinner on Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tournament starts on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. with cash prizes totaling $10,000 and awards after the tourney. A special highlight of the day will be Kids Fishing Tournament for ages 4 to 15 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on the Yacht Club Pier. Registration begins at 8:30 and participants must provide their own equipment. Cost is $5 per child and bait is included. Registration is on a first come first serve basis and boat registration will be limited.