A $3,000 purse with a $1,000 payout to the person who catches the biggest largemouth bass headlines the annual Family Fest Fishing Tournament scheduled Saturday, April 19 at Lake Robinson. The first place boat will be awarded $800 contingent on 50 boats participating.
Larry Beheler, tournament director, said this is the latest start for the tournament, which puts it within two weeks of the Family Fest, scheduled May 2-3. “We are making the tournament more uniform by scheduling it the third weekend in April,” Beheler said. “It’s Easter weekend but we’re hoping some families will join us for Saturday.”