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Stage is Set 11th Annual Forgotten Child Fund Crappie Tournament

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The Forgotten Child Fund provides Christmas gifts for over 9,000 area children The Forgotten Child Fund provides Christmas gifts for over 9,000 area children

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - The Chattanooga Crappie Club will be hosting their 11th annual Forgotten Child Crappie Tournament to help the Forgotten Child Fund collect toys for families who need a little help providing Christmas to their children. The Chattanooga Crappie Club is very instrumental in raising the awareness of this worthy cause in the angling community.

The tournament will be held at Chester Frost Park on Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. 

Anglers can register between 6:15 am - 7:45 am the morning of the tournament. 

The entry fee for the event will be $25 per boat which includes the Big fish fee. Organizers also ask that everyone that participates bring at least one unwrapped $5 to $10 toy to help with donations to the Chattanooga Forgotten Child Fund. 

Hamburgers and Hot Dogs will be provided by the Chattanooga Fire Department after the weigh in.

Chattanooga Crappie Club is pleased to announce the payout and prizes for the 11th Annual Forgotten Child Fund Crappie Tournament. The tournament will pay though twelve (12) places, plus Big Fish thanks to all the sponsors and donations,

1st place: $500 and (2) custom John Miles crappie rods
2nd place: $300 and (2) TowBoat Us Chickamauga memberships
3rd place: $200 and (2) $50 gift cards(Seth Coleman business)
4th place: $100 and (2) Soddy Bait and Tackle rods
5th place: $75 and (20) bags of Crappie Dawgs Custom Baits 
6th place: (2) $25 Sportsman's Warehouse gift cards and (2) Sportsman's fishing rods and reel combos
7th place: (2) $25 gift cards (Marion Environmental) and (2)Sportsman's Warehouse tackle boxes 
8th place: (2) $25 gift cards (Industrial Solutions) and (2) Bryden's Market tackle boxes
9th place: (2) $25 gift cards
10th place: (2) $25 Academy Gift cards
11th place: (2) $25 Cabelas gift cards
12th place: (2) $25 Cabelas gift cards
Big Fish: $100 DJ's Marine Electronics - Johnny Stansell

There will also be a raffle for an ISSC FN SCAR .22 Long Rifle and a Diamond Back FS9 9MM pistol. Tickets will be available for $5 each.

“We look forward to everyone coming out to enjoy a fun day of crappie fishing” says Chattanooga Crappie Club Vice-President Jim Edmister

For more information please feel free to email chattanoogacrappieclub@gmail.com.

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