Friday, September 18, 2020

Fishing Tournament Honors Trevor Smith

 

 

By Roger LaLonde

roger@coastalbreezenews.com

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 live

Doing what he loved the most, Trevor fishing with his brother Wes and niece Riley. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Doing what he loved the most, Trevor fishing with his brother Wes and niece Riley. SUBMITTED PHOTO

auction 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 includes

Trevor and Wes Fishing, painted by friend JJ Stinchcomb, will be auctioned during theevent.

Trevor and Wes Fishing, painted by friend JJ Stinchcomb, will be auctioned during theevent.

the tournament and dinner. For the dinner only, it is $25.

To sign up go to www.t-rex1fish2fish.com. For any questions, call Jack Stroube, 239-595-2170, or email bowpads1@comcast.net.

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.

 

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