POSTED: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 9:51pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm
South Padre Island and at Port Isabel will host the 70th Annual Texas Invitational Fishing Tournament this weekend.
You may remember, the event had to be cancelled last year because of Hurricane Dolly. The event will kick off on Wednesday, with registration at the SPI Convention Center. On Thursday there will be contests, games and prizes from 10am until 1pm. Then a Captain's meeting is scheduled for later that evening.
On Friday, boats take off at 6:30am for bay fishing and 7am for offshore fishing, weigh-in is from 2pm to 8pm, Saturday, boats leave the dock at the same time, but weigh-ins end at 7pm. Sunday, there will be a fish fry at 11:30am followed by an award presentation.
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