Big bass fishing tournament raising money for eye care

Greer, S.C. (WSPA) - The Greer Centennial Lions Club is hosting a big bass fishing tournament on April 14th, 2018.

The event is open to the public and sponsored by Greer CPW with a grand prize of $1,000 for the biggest fish and other top prizes. The all-day tournament will be held on Lake Robinson in Greer.

Media representative Alison Rauch with the Lions Club and Greer CPW said Larry Beheler, a Greer resident and longtime organizer of the Greer Family Fest Bass Tournament, will help the Lions Club coordinate the fundraiser.

Rauch said The Greer Centennial Lions Club helps those in need locally with eye care through the fundraiser.

Registration is now open and applications can be found at the Lake Robinson Warden's office, Greer CPW and various bait and tackle shops around the Upstate.

Rauch said participants must have a fishing license through the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and a boating and fishing permit through Greer CPW.

Applications can be found online:

Tournament rules can be found online:

Tournament Schedule For April 14:

- 5:30 AM Gates Open

- 6:30 AM Pre- Tournament Meeting & Blast Off Drawing

- 7:15 AM Blast Off

- 3:00 PM Weigh In and Post Tournament Picnic

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