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5th Annual Tight Lines for Troops Fishing Tournament in Manistee

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5th Annual Tight Lines for Troops Fishing Tournament in Manistee

Time: May 17, 2014 from 6:30am to 6pm
Location: Manistee/Seng's Marina and Manistee Harbor Pier
Street: 47 Lake St.
City/Town: Manistee
Website or Map: http://www.tightlinesfortroop…
Phone: 231.723.3282
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Organized By: Tight Lines for Troops
Latest Activity: May 17

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5th Annual Tight Lines for Troops Charity Fishing Tournament for Michigan's Veterans.

Friday, May 16

6pm Mandatory Dinner Meeting for all captains and all Tight Lines participants of Boat and Shore Divisions. Seng's Marina.

Saturday, May 17

6:30am Shotgun Start at Manistee Harbor Pier heads. Tight Lines for Troops tournament begins:

Big Lake Division: 4 participants per team - weigh your biggest fish. Participants must be ready to board boats by 5:30am at Seng's Marina.

Pier, Shore and River Division: Individual entry - weigh your biggest fish. Fishermen in position by 6:30am.

Box lunch provided for each participant.

12:30pm Boats gather outside the pier heads; Pier, Shore and River Fishermen must pull lines. Proceed to Seng's Marina.

1:30pm Weigh-in begins at Seng's Marina. Banquet and Awards Ceremony follow immediately.

5pm Raffle Prize Drawing at Little River Casino Resort.

Boarding Priority given to WWII Vets, Purple Heart recipients, Disabled Veterans, POW's, Families of Gold Star Veterans and then any Veteran of any branch of service. Veterans pay no charter fees, entry fees or banquet fees.

Manistee, the Port City, is about 65 miles southwest of Traverse City on US-31.

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