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26th Annual Bobby Holloway Jr. Memorial Fishing Tournament this weekend on Pine Island

By Staff | Apr 2, 2024

The 26th Annual Bobby Holloway Jr Memorial Fishing Tournament, presented by TEAM EXTREME, will be held Saturday, April 6, at a new location, Jug Creek Marina, at 16498 Tortuga St. in Bokeelia, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The entry fee is 450, which includes a mandatory captains meeting Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m.; a captains’ dinner; ramp; parking; captain’s bucket; barbecue and fish fry; and a raffle. Silent and live auctions will also be included.

There will be an honor start on April 6 at 7 a.m.

Prizes include $3,000 for first place; $1,500 for second place, $750 for third place, $500 for fourth place and fifth place receives the entry fee for the 2025 tournament. Additional prizes include $2,500 for the Pine Island Big Snook, $1,000 for 26th place, $500 for last place, $500 for the Biggest Trout, $500 for the Biggest Redfish and two Quick pics for $500 each.

The Little Bobbers’s division of the tournament will conclude at 1 p.m. with the youth returning to Jug Creek Marina with lunch and awards at 1:30 p.m.

Dinner after the tournament will begin at 3:30 p.m. followed by awards, the raffle and silent and live auctions.

The Holloway Fund provides assistance with educational and athletic needs, college scholarships, continued education scholarships and everything from food, clothing, swim lessons and more.

For more information, contact Ernestine at 281-8225 or Jenn at 910-5202.