Weiss Lake this weekend will play host to one of the Southeast’s premiere fishing tournaments – the Crappie USA Fishing Tournament and Kids Fishing Rodeo.
This event is designed for everyone, from weekend anglers to the traveling pro, and it takes place this Saturday (March 8th) from 6:00am – 3:00pm. Sign-up will start at 6:00 this (Friday) evening at the FEMA Building in Leesburg with the Saturday weigh-in site being at Leesburg Landing.
The Kids Fishing Rodeo for children 12 and under will take place Saturday from 9:00 – 11:00am with sign-up being held between 8:00 and 9:00 that morning.
All participants will be eligible to win one of six $1,000 scholarships – the winners will be drawn at the Crappie USA Classic.
Local sponsors for this weekend’s event include: WEIS Radio, the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism and the Weiss Lake Improvement Association.