The tenth annual Pasco-Hernando State College Foundation Catch and Release Fishing Tournament will be held Friday, April 22 at 8 a.m. at Catches Waterfront Grille, 7811 Bayview Street, Port Richey. An awards party will be held at the tournament host sponsor, Catches, immediately following the tournament. Skanska USA Building and Borrell Electric Company are the presenting sponsors of the tournament.
Opportunities are available for sponsorships and angler teams. All angler team registrations include a boat, a U.S. Coast Guard licensed professional guide, breakfast, boxed lunches and beverages, bait and tackle, official tournament apparel, goodie bag, entrance to the awards party and recognition on the PHSC website. No experience is necessary and the event is all-inclusive.
Tournament species categories include snook, trout and redfish. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place for combined total inches. A prize will also be awarded for largest single fish in each category and a master angler award will be presented for biggest cobia.
The Catch and Release Fishing Tournament raises funds to benefit the PHSC Foundation, Inc. The Foundation’s tournament presenting sponsor, Skanska USA Building, celebrates a 10 year collaboration with the tournament resulting in nearly $400,000 in tournament support. Proceeds from the Catch and Release Fishing Tournament support programs at the college including scholarships, academic programs, five campus libraries, faculty and staff development, instructional equipment and much more.
To register an angler team or partner as a sponsor, please visit www.phsc.edu/foundation/events or call 727-816-3410.
Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) serves the educational needs and interests of its community by awarding certificates, diplomas, associate and baccalaureate degrees. As a comprehensive, multicampus learning-centered institution, PHSC utilizes various instructional modalities and support services. PHSC provides an accessible, diverse teaching and learning environment rich with opportunities for students to achieve academic success and cultural growth in a global society.