Keller Williams Realty in Franklin, along with many local sponsors had a successful Fishing Tournament to benefit Manna Food Bank and other local charities on Saturday, May 14, at Lake Chatuge.
Organizers would like to thank all the local businesses that donated food, raffle items and sponsors that contributed to the fishermen’s prize money:
Boundary Waters Resort & Marina
Ridgecrest Towing & Auto Services
Morning Star Properties
Ridgecrest Automotive Inc.
Seays Farm & Garden Center
Coward, Hicks & Siler
Stairman Stairworks Inc.
Gary Jensen-State Farm Insurance
C&J Mountain Outfitters
Holland Car Wash
Smoky Mountain Jewelers
Macon Furniture Mart
Hawley Home Inspection
America’s Preferred Home Warranty Inc.
North Carolina Mountain Made
Life’s Bounty Bakery/Café
Thirty-eight fishermen participated. First prize of $500 went to Jamie and Ted Cross with total bag weight of 16.56.
Second prize of $250 went to Travis Nix and Billy Littlejohn with bag weight of 13.32.
Third prize of $100 was awarded to Clyde Long with 12.58 pounds. The biggest fish, $50 prize was caught by Jamie Cross at 4.18 pounds.