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4-H Shooting Club to host fourth fishing tournament on Saturday
May 27, 2010 | 698 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
On Saturday, May 29, the Beeville Shooting Sports 4-H Club will hold its fourth annual Memorial weekend bass fishing tournament at the Choke Canyon Calliham Unit.

Registration, check in and live well check will begin at 5 a.m. or when park opens and will end at 8:30 a.m.

Weigh-in begins at 2 p.m. and anglers must be in line by 3 p.m. Cost for the tournament is $100 per team for pre-registration. Pre-registration deadline has been extended until 5 p.m. Thursday, May 27.

Late entry fee is $125 per team after pre-registration deadline and up until the day of the tournament.

For those interested, there will also be an optional $10 fee per angler for the “big fish pot” that provides a 100 percent payback. With each entry, a meal is included. Prizes are first place, $2,000; second place, $1,000; third place, $500; fourth place, $250; and fifth place, $125. Prize payouts are based on minimum of 75 teams entered.

For applications and tournament rules call Ron Chaney at 318-3429 or Chuck McCameron at 362-5184 or e-mail to: ronald.chaney@centerpointenergy.com or mccameron@yahoo.com.

Applications and rules are also available at the Texas AgriLife Extension office located at 210 E. Corpus Christi St. or they may be printed from the Texas AgriLife Extension Service website at http:bee-tx.tamu.edu.

Proceeds from the tournament will go to the Beeville Shooting Sports 4-H Club’s building fund to support the youth of Bee and surrounding counties and to further the cause of shooting sports and wildlife conservation in the State of Texas. The

Beeville Shooting Sports 4-H Club shooting range is approximately 80 percent complete and has been constructed entirely from 4-H fund-raising and with assistance from sponsors and donors. Youths between the ages of 9 and 19 are invited to join the Beeville Shooting Sports 4-H Club.

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