Held exclusively for personnel that fall under the category of Homeland Security, the no-entry fee tournament is sponsored by The Boathouse, Serra Toyota of Decatur, American Bass Anglers, Triton Boats, Stratos Boats, Ranger Boats, WDRM 102.1, Rocket Harley-Davidson, Baron, Academy Sports and Outdoors, Lawler’s Barbeque, Pepsi of Decatur, Madison Travel Trailer, and GEICO. Retired military and veterans may also participate.
On Friday, a big fish tournament will take place from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. with a big fish winner each hour. Anglers can weigh in one fish per person each hour. On Saturday, approximately 200 two-man teams are expected to compete for the $1000 first place cash prize, additional places, and draw prizes. Ingalls Harbor, located at 701 Market Street NW in Decatur, will host the take-offs and weigh-ins. Check-in begins at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday. Weigh-in will be held between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. For complete tournament rules and an entry form, visit www.the-boat-house.com or call 800.232.4428, 256.337.0909 or 256.652.3446.
About the Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCCVB)The Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a not-for-profit organization promoting tourism and economic growth in Morgan County. For information on special events and attractions in Decatur, contact the DMCCVB at 800.524.6181 or 256.350.2028; or visit its website at www.decaturcvb.org and click on the “Things to Do” link.