Over the next couple of weekends, Ohio anglers will have the opportunity to take part in two open charity bass tournaments. Both will be donating a percentage of the entry fees to great causes. If you’re looking for something to fish, try one of them out:
Turkeyfoot Benefit Crew for Hospice-August 24th & 25th-Indian Lake
The frog bite should be on! As it has for many, many years, Indian Lake will play host to the Hospice Benefit Tournament this weekend. The entry fee for this two-day event is $100 per team, which includes big bass. Top tournament finishers and top big bass winners will receive cash prizes and trophies. 50% of the boat entry fees will be donated to charity. Based on a 250 boat field, $10,000 will be awarded between the top ten finishing teams, and $5,000 divided between the top three big bass winners.
For more information: Call Tammy at 937-623-1277 or Doug at 937-492-1791.
Outcast Bassmasters Special Olympics Benefit Open – August 31st – Delaware Lake
On August 31st, the Outcast Bassmasters will be hosting their first annual Special Olympics Benefit Open on Delaware Lake. 30% of all entry fee money collected, as well as half of the 50/50 raffle will be donated to the Special Olympics. The entry fee is $90 per boat, plus an optional $10 big bass pot. Anglers can register the day of the event beginning at 5:30 a.m. Food will be provided at the conclusion of the tournament, and a number of great door prizes donated by companies such as Knox Marine, Boat Boys, Paul’s Marine, Sizzle Marine, Tumbleweed, TGI Fridays and Movie Tavern will be given out to contestants. Complete rules and event information is posted on the Open Tournaments page.