Scottsboro Jackson County Rescue hosts 13th annual fishing tournament fundraiser

Scottsboro Jackson County Rescue hosts 13th annual fishing tournament fundraiser
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SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WHNT) — The Jackson County community gathered for the Scottsboro Jackson County Rescue Squad’s annual Bass Fishing Tournament, an event designed to raise money for the rescue squad.

From purchasing vital materials to acquiring resources, the fishing tournament is the only fundraiser each year to support their daily operations.

“It’s very important for us to have funding to be able to buy the necessary equipment, safety equipment things we need to do the job,” Scottsboro Jackson County Rescue Squad Captain Eddie Tigue said. “It helps support our operations from tornado coverage this year storm damage to lost hunters and lost hikers.”

Tigue says fishers from all over flock to Lake Guntersville at Goose Pond Colony casting their rods hoping the fish they catch will be enough for a cash prize.

Over 1,000 pounds of bass were weighed on Saturday. This…

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