Port Isabel is gearing up for 74th Texas International Fishing Tournament
PORT ISABEL, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Organizers are gearing up for the largest saltwater fishing tournament on the gulf coast.
About 1,200 anglers are expected to participate in the tift tournament beginning next week.
Tournament directory Betty Wells says this event brings in big bucks to the economy of South Padre Island.
Port Isabel and Hotels are expected to be packed registration begins Wednesday from 3-8 p.m.. at the S-P-I Convention Centre.
The tournament will begin Friday morning at 6:30 a.m..