Join fellow anglers on Sunday, Feb. 18, for the 5th Annual Georgefest Bass Fishing Tournament during the 122 Annual Eustis Georgefest Celebration.
In conjunction with Florida BASS Nation, the tournament honors PFC Derek Gibson, a Bronze Star recipient from Eustis who was killed in action during Operation Iraqi Freedom on April 4, 2007.
Sponsored by Gibson Construction, the event will be held on the Harris Chain of Lakes with the weigh-in and awards at Ferran Park in Downtown Eustis at approximately 2 p.m. First place is guaranteed to win $2,500 (up to 99 boats) or $5,000 (more than 100 boats). The team event will count as a Team Qualifier for FBN members. Takeoff will begin at 6:30 a.m. or safe light from the docks in front of the Community Center, located at 601 Northshore Drive in Eustis.
The Florida BASS Nation is a non-profit organization comprised of members dedicated to the future of bass fishing in the state. The organization furnishes manpower, funds and equipment…