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Redfish Challenge Fishing Tournament set for Saturday

By Staff | May 11, 2011

Angler spots are still available for the Seventh Annual Ryan McCleskey Memorial Redfish Challenge, a fundraiser for the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation.

The event will take place this Saturday, May 14 at Cape Harbour Marina, located at 5828 Cape Harbour Drive in Cape Coral. The day on the water runs from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes food, chance drawings and cash prizes — $1,000 for First Place, $750 for Second Place and $500 for Third Place.

A mandatory Captains’ Meeting is scheduled for Friday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Twisted Conch, located at 837 SE 47th Terrace in Cape Coral.

Entry fee is $250 for up to four anglers.

Net proceeds from the event benefit Barbara’s Friends — The Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund. The tournament honors Ryan McCleskey, who ended his fight against cancer on Feb. 3, 2006. Family, friends and acquaintances of Ryan wish to continue his battle with loving memory.

For sponsorship or registration info, call Kristin McCleskey at 239-699-7426 or Wayne Dutton at 239-574-6950 or visit www.ryanmccleskeyredfishchallenge.com.