Bass tourney set
The Messenger. 05.09.08
Cash prizes up to $700 and bragging rights are at stake in the St. Jude Bass Tournament 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Reelfoot Lake.
All profits generated will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
Registration will be held 5:30-6:30 a.m. at Kirby Pocket, located on the northeast shore of the lake. Blast-off will be 6:30 a.m.
Sponsors of the event are Reynolds Bros. Oil & Tire Company and Sudden Service stores. Co-sponsors include Volunteer Distributing and Craven’s Bait Shop.
Gordon Fox of Reelfoot Lake Bass Club said 14 teams have pre-registered to compete in the tournament. An $80 entry fee includes a $10 big bass fee.
Prizes will be awarded for the heaviest five fish and biggest bass.
All participants are subject to a polygraph test.