Registration begins promptly at 7 a.m. and a continental breakfast will be served. Prizes will be awarded for the largest fish in each age group including ages 5-9, 10-12 and 13-17. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.
Free seminars for the kids include Rigging the Fishing Pole, Ways to Bait Your Hook and What Kind of Fish is That? The tournament begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 11 a.m. at which time prizes will be announced.
No fishing license is needed to participate in this event. The city of Venice has a fishing permit purchased that covers anyone who is fishing on the pier. For more information on Papa’s Bait Shop Family Fishing Tournament call Sharky’s on the Pier at 941-484-7362.