The Learning Tree to host a fishing tournament | News

The Learning Tree to host a fishing tournament | News
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The 8th annual “Angling for Autism” Bass Fishing Tournament to benefit The Learning Tree in Tallassee and the Little Hapie Tree in Auburn is planned for Saturday, Oct. 9 The tournament will take place at Wind Creek State Park in Alexander City on Lake Martin.

“This directly benefits The Learning Tree and The Little Hapie Tree Preschool,” said Stephanie Weldon, Resource Development Coordinator at The Learning Tree.

Angling for Autism is opened to everyone and coordinators encourage anglers of all skill levels to take part in this tournament.

“This is for anyone who likes to fish,” Weldon said.

Blastoff for the tournament is at safe daylight with weigh-in at 2 p.m. Entry fee is $120 per boat.  First place will win $1,500 and ten places will be awarded cash prizes, and $100 will be awarded to the top parent/child team and the top male/female team. There will also be a $10 optional “big fish” pot with a 70/30 split in the proceeds. 

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