Fishing fulfills wishes of children with cancer

Elena Watts By Elena Watts

May 26, 2014 at 12:26 a.m.

The second annual Kory Kubecka Santa Run fishing tournament, which raises money for children diagnosed with cancer, begins June 14.

The entry fee is $50 per person for teams of no more than four. Early entries receive a T-shirt and meal ticket.

After Friday, the fee is $60 per person without a T-shirt. Fishermen may register until 7 p.m. June 13, when the captains' meeting and calcutta begin at The Shack. One person from each team is required to attend.

Fishing will begin anywhere with any bait as early as 6 a.m. June 14. Weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. at The Shack. At least one member from each team will be required to be in line with the fish no later than 5 p.m.

The tournament will include an optional Redfish spot pot and heaviest flounder pot for $20 each per team. Pots will pay winners 50 percent.

The calcutta will pay 30 percent to the heaviest stringer and 20 percent to the second-heaviest. Stringers will consist of two redfish and three trout.

Extra T-shirts will cost $15 each, and extra meal tickets are $7 each.

Dinner, awards and entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. at The Shack.

Prizes include $500 for the fishermen who catch the biggest redfish and trout. The second-biggest fish in each category will earn fishermen $250. Third-place winners will receive free entry in the 2015 fishing tournament.



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