The 15th Annual Pine Island Elementary Fishing Tournament & Derby, sponsored by the Matlacha Hookers, will be held Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Olde Fish House Marina in Matlacha.
Preregistration is Saturday, Oct. 12, from 12-6 p.m. A Captains Meeting will be held immediately after. There is a $50 fee per angler for prizes.
Sponsorships for children for the derby is $30 for each PIE child and $35 for each non-PIE child.
Sponsorship includes fishing rod and reel, bait, games, trophies, face painting, free lunch and two sodas, T-shirt painting and four bike raffles
Kids Derby sponsorship forms are available at Seven Seas Marina and Olde Fish House in Matlacha; Pine Island Marine and Tackle in St. James City; or Fourwinds Marina in Bokeelia. They are also available at Pine Island Elementary or on the Web at www.MatlachaHookers.org.
Divisions in the Derby are: Sharks (4th & 5th grade students) 8-9:30 a.m.;
Pinfish (2-3 grade students) 9:45-11:15 a.m.; and Shrimp (kindergarten-1st grade students) 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Checks should be made payable to the Matlacha Hookers and can be dropped off at Pine Island Elementary or mailed to PO Box 111, Matlacha, FL 33993
Forms available on our website: www.MatlachaHookers.org