Kickin’ Bass Benefit tournament will return to Lake St. John – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

Kickin’ Bass Benefit tournament will return to Lake St. John - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper
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SPOKANE, LA — Kickin Bass for Cystic Fibrosis returns to Lake St. John for the fifth straight year on May 21 to help raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Anglers will start at safe daylight from the Spokane Boat Launch and end by 3 p.m. 

The tournament was founded by Chris McVay five years ago, when his nephew Asher Farmer was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.

Asher is the son of Heather and Kevin Farmer, who discovered he had cystic fibrosis three days after his birth. The family do not live in the Miss-Lou, but they often vacation and fish at Lake St. John. 

McVay said when he heard the news he knew he had to do something, and the only thing he knew he could do well was fishing. By organizing the tournament, McVay and supporters who want to help the family are able to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Last year, more than $5,000 was raised for the foundation from the tournament. 

“It has been a bright spot,” McVay said. “It…

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