Spend the day in memory of Clay

Spend the day in memory of Clay

In River Or Ocean holds 8th Annual Clay Roberts Inshore Slam

A tradition for the fishing community on Father’s Day weekend and a nice way to spend time with others who remember good times with loved ones, the 8th Annual Clay Roberts Memorial Inshore Slam Fishing Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 20.

This will be the third year that Clay’s Tournament will offer a Junior Anglers Division, sponsored by Key Auto Company. The competition is open for children ages 4 to 15, and 10 prizes will be awarded. Registration is $15 per junior angler.

The tournament will be held at Beach Marine, located at 2315 Beach Blvd. at the Intracoastal Waterway. Beach Marine is a great venue for the tournament, providing ample space and parking for on-shore activities and promoting greater participation from the community.

All proceeds from the tournament are used to fund the Clay Roberts Memorial Scholarship at Bishop Kenny High School. The 2015 recipient is Joseph “Jay” Nasrallah, who plans to attend Florida Atlantic College, beginning summer session after competing in the tournament.

Entry Fee/ Registration

Entry Fee is $120 per boat through June 19. Registration closes at the end of the Captain’s Meeting scheduled for Friday, June 19, 7 p.m. at the Mudville Grille, 3105 Beach Blvd.

Tournament Schedule

The tournament begins at “safe light” on Saturday, June 20, and weigh-in will be 2-4 p.m. and is open to the public. Food and festivities begin at 3 p.m. and awards ceremony at 5 p.m. Weather date will be Sunday, June 21.

Tournament Awards

Prizes will be awarded for 1st through 3rd place on a slam of all three species (Redfish, Speckled Trout and Flounder) as well as 1st through 3rd place for each individual species, for a total of $10,600 in prizes. Sponsorships are available and benefits include banners, boat entries and program acknowledgement.

For more information or to register online, go to FishWithClay.com or call (904) 384-0775.

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