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Springfest/Snookfest 2011 will benefit SCCF

By Staff | Mar 16, 2011

Norm Zeigler’s Fly, Bait and Tackle Shop will hold a charity event titled Springfest/Snookfest 2011 this Sunday, March 20 from noon until 4 p.m. behind the store, located at 2242 Periwinkle Way, Unit 1 on Sanibel.

This annual, non-profit charity event is open to the general public and features music, camaraderie, raffle prizes and great food. It includes a traditional “shrimp boil,” with fresh shrimp, corn on the cob, sausage, onions, garlic, Cajun spices and red potatoes.

Ticket prices are $9 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Sanibel Fly Fishers Club members may purchase tickets for $5 each.

In addition, each attendee will receive one raffle ticket. Extra raffle tickets may be purchased for $1 apiece, or $4 for five tickets.

Celebrity guests will include former national fly casting champion Eric Leiser, author of the classic book, “The Complete Book of Fly Tying” and world renowned fly tier; Fort Myers’ Joe Mahler, angling illustrator, well-known casting instructor, champion fly caster and president of the Sanibel Fly Fishers Club; and Sanibel’s own Norm Zeigler, internationally known fly fishing author and journalist.

For more information, check out the News & Events page at www.normzeiglersflyshop.com or call 472-6868.