Looking for the biggest redfish and trout

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By Claude Lewis

Inshore fishermen, get your game faces on.

The Chiefland Rotary Club's annual Fishing Tournament is scheduled for this Saturday.

Fishing will be at first light Saturday and the weigh-in will between at 3-4 p.m. at Capital City Bank in Cedar Key.

There is still time for teams to get in on the fun. Anglers can sign-up by calling Jeff or Robert Beauchamp at 493-4808, at Friday night's captains' meeting or at the main ramp in Cedar Key early Saturday morning.

The cost is $150 per boat (two-man team). Additional anglers are $50 each.

The prizes are aplenty.

Biggest redfish and trout will each earn $1,000. The best bag (two redfish and five trout) will win $2,000. Biggest trash fish, or the booby prize, is $50.

There are also second and third-place prizes in redfish and trout competition.

With entry fees, each boat will receive two dinner tickets, two T-shirts and a goody bag.

The captains' meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, at the Cedar Key Community Center. Dinner will follow. There will also be a Calcutta that evening.

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