New Junior Anglers Division at 6th annual Clay Roberts Inshore Slam

New Junior Anglers Division at  6th annual Clay Roberts Inshore Slam

FWC 2010_03Fast becoming a tradition for the fishing community on Father’s Day weekend, the 6th Annual Clay Roberts Memorial Inshore Slam Fishing Tournament at Beach Marine, 2315 Beach Blvd., is scheduled for June 15.

Several hundred people are expected to attend this year’s tournament, making it one of the premier tournaments of the season. “We had 91 boaters sign up for the first tournament,” said Gary Roberts, father of Clay Roberts. “Although we were hurt by the economy in recent years, we continued to fund the scholarships.”
Entry Fee/ Registration: Entry Fee is $100 per boat prior to Jun. 1, and $110 per boat through Jun. 14. Registration closes at the end of the Captain’s Meeting scheduled for Friday, Jun. 14, 7 p.m. at the Mudville Grille, 3105 Beach Blvd. Clay’s Tournament is also introducing a Junior Anglers Division, is open for children ages four to fifteen. Registration is $15 per junior angler.

Tournament Schedule: The tournament weather call will be made at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Jun. 15. The tournament committee reserves the right to cancel the tournament due to unsafe conditions. Four hours of fishing will constitute a tournament day. Weigh-in, Saturday, Jun. 15, 2 to 4 p.m. Food and festivities begin at 3 p.m. Awards ceremony at 5 p.m. Weather date will be Sunday, Jun. 16.

FWC 2011_02Tournament Awards: There will be four awards categories, with three prizes in each category, for a total of $10,500 in prizes. Prizes will also be awarded to the top ten junior anglers. Sponsorships are available and benefits include banners, boat entries and program acknowledgement.
All proceeds from the tournament are used to fund the Clay Roberts Memorial Scholarship at Bishop Kenny High School. For more information or to register online, go to or call (904) 384-0775.

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