Fishing Tourney Returns July 4

The 28th annual Western Communities Ed Singlton Memorial Fourth of July Family Fishing Tournament will be held Wednesday, July 4 from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park. All fishing must be done at the park’s lake.

There is no pre-registering; all young anglers must register in person at the Commons Park main pavilion before fishing on the day of the event.

The event will be divided into five age groups (6 and under, 7 to 9, 10 to 12, 13 to 15 and parent/child team) and two categories (bass and other). Grass carp is not allowed.

The weigh-in deadline for bass is 11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. for other fish. The awards presentation will be at noon. Bass must be weighed-in live.

Participants must provide their own rod, reel and tackle. Live worms available at registration.

The fishing tournament is presented by the Royal Palm Bassmasters and made possible by sponsors State Farm Agent Barnie Walker, Visual Images, Boonies, Bass Pro Shops, Van Dell Jewelers, Treasure Pools, Hendrick Services, 4 Points Market, Yellowfin Builders, Anderson Moore Construction and Advanced Muffler & Brake.