Though his life ended too soon, friends and family of Trevor Smith are planning a remembrance fundraiser through the Trevor Smith Memorial Foundation to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. It’s to be a celebration of his life.
“One last cast,” the T-Rex 1 Fish 2 Fish Tournament, is planned for October 16-17.
A dinner starts the event with the captain’s banquet at 6 PM on October 16 at Kretch’s Restaurant on Marco Island. Silent and liveauction items include fishing equipment and charters, timeshare weeks, a paddleboard and much more.
The tournament begins at sun up on October 17 at the Goodland Marina, with final fish weigh-ins at 3 PM at the marina. There will be four winners, based on the net weight of one snook and two redfish per boat.
First place team wins $5,000 second, $3,000 third, $1,500 and fourth, $500.
Entry fee per person is $150, which includesthe tournament and dinner. For the dinner only, it is $25.
The Prange family of Marco knew Smith well. “He was the most kicked back, funny and friendly guy, who really loved his family, friends, kids and life in general.”
Friends say he always wanted just “one last cast.” The tournament is a fitting tribute and Big Brothers Big Sisters a worthy organization.