Redfish tour coming to Georgetown

Local anglers have a chance to win a lot more than bragging rights on Aug. 29, when the Inshore Fishing Association?s Redfish Tour comes to Georgetown County.
Top prize is a $26,000 Ranger/Yamaha boat package. Cash prizes will also be awarded. Registration is open at

The Redfish Tour will take place at the Carroll A. Campbell Marine Complex on Aug. 29 with boat launch at dawn and weigh-in scheduled for 3 p.m. Registration is from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 28 at the marine complex and will be followed by a meeting and dinner for participants. A $30 membership to the IFA is the only requirement to sign up and can be purchased at registration. Participants fish in two-person teams. Entry fee is $250 per boat.

The Redfish Kayak Tour takes place on Aug. 30, with registration at the marine complex beginning at 5 p.m. Aug. 29, following Redfish Tour weigh-in. Entry fee is $50 per angler and requires a $10 IFA membership.