Today is the last day to register at the early bird rate for the 21st Annual LCEC United Way Fishing Tournament happening this Saturday, April 15. Early bird registration cost per angler is $65 but that rate will increase to $75 on Thursday. Students with valid college identification can register for an early bird price of $50 which will go to $55 tomorrow.
A mandatory Captain's Meeting will take place on Friday, April 14 at D&D Matlacha Bait and Tackle. Captains are asked to arrive at the check in at the meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. and announcements will begin at 6 p.m. All participants will receive a commemorative long-sleeve shirt and a delicious home-cooked barbecue meal. Meals for guests and non-fisherman can be purchased for $5 during weigh-in on Saturday, April 15.
The LCEC United Way Fishing Tournament is being held at some of Southwest Florida's best fishing locations; Pine Island Sound, Charlotte Harbor and surrounding waters. In addition to great fishing and fun, the tournament includes a HUGE raffle including the chance to win a 2009 Ford Ranger truck and a Mavic drone. There will also be a silent raffle with 24 prizes packs ranging in value from $75 to $1100!
For tournament details, visit uw.lcec.net/SitePages/Fish.aspx, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Tournament Director Dana Nicloy at 239-656-2122. All proceeds from this tournament will benefit the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties.