The second annual Low Key Tiki Red Fish Challenge will take place next month with cash prizes going to the first, second and third place finishers.
Scott Adams, owner of Low Key Tiki, said the first tournament, which benefited the organization From Our Hearts, attracted 15 boats and 45 anglers last year.
This year, Adams, and his wife, Barb, felt that they should hold a tournament that would benefit the fishermen.
"Let's have a tournament just for them," he said.
Adams said they are trying to build the purse up as high as they can for the first, second and third place winners of the tournament.
The $50 per angler registration fee includes a T-shirt, food donated by Wingnuts and beverages, along with entertainment. Adams said Wingnuts, who prepared food for the tournament last year, will provide barbecue for the anglers again this year.
If You Go:
What: Second annual Low Key Tiki Red Fish
Tournament date: Saturday, Sept. 15
Captain's meeting: Friday, Sept. 14, 7 p.m.,
at Low Key Tiki
Registration fee: $50 per angler, up to four
anglers per boat
Information: contact Scott 239-2582-8454
or email email@example.com
Adams encourages anglers to sign up early, so they are guaranteed the correct T-shirt size. He said the long-sleeve T-shirts are really nice, just in time for the fall when the temperatures begin to get cooler.
The Captain's Meeting will be held on Sept. 14 at Low Key Tiki and the tournament will be held the following day with weigh-in starting at 3:30 p.m. Live music will be performed by High Tide from 4-8 p.m. on Sept. 15.
Raffles will also be a part of the tournament festivities.
Due to Low Key Tiki's location, anglers will have easy access to a boat ramp, gas and bait at Monroe Canal Marina. Adams said the marina has all of the anglers fishing needs and supplies needed for the tournament.
Lodging is also available close to Low Key Tiki's location for those anglers coming from out of town. Adams said Two Fish Inn and Waters Edge Motel are in walking distance for Low Key Tiki.
For more information about lodging call Two Fish Inn at 239-283-4519 or Waters Edge Motel at 239-283-0515.
"It's just going to be a fun time," Adams said about the tournament.
For more information about the 2nd annual Low Key Tiki Red Fish Challenge, call Scott at 239-282-8454 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Updated information will also be placed on their Facebook page, which can be found by searching Low Key Tiki.