One of my club brothers and closest friends, Digger is running the annual plug action over on SOL to benefit my surf clubs kiddie trout tournament -
The Shark River Surf Anglers annual Spring Lake Kiddie Trout Tournament held Saturday April 8th from 8 A:M to 3 P:M at Spring Lake in the town of Spring Lake NJ.
It's a lot of fun for the kids and a great cause. We stock a hatchery truck full of trout with a large number of big breeders
(we stocked and someone caught the new world record Tiger Trout 2 years ago)
The overall winner gets a huge prize package. Last years grand prize was worth over $1500. There are very nice prizes for the winners of each age division as well.
Every child under the age of 15 that catches a fish of any size or species leaves with a tackle box worth of gear. Every child, even if they got the skunk gets a goody bag of tackle. There's also free hot dogs, soda, coffee and if you get there early enough to help setup there's even fresh donuts.
We try and do it right, unfortunately doing it right is expensive so we are actively seeking donors and sponsors to help defray the costs. One of our fund raising activities is the annual plug auction showcasing work by some of the finest plug builders around.
Here's the link to the auction:
Ps: My donation is #16. If you're a guitar buff it makes for an interesting cross collectible.
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