Still time to sign up for OCARC tourney

Published 9:13 am Friday, July 31, 2015

By Chester Moore, Jr.

Leader Outdoors

The 28th Annual OCARC fishing tournament begins this evening (Friday) and this year should be another banner one for the popular event.

    Annually it draws more than 300 participants with a family-friendly atmosphere and categories that reflect the unique fishery we have in Southeast Texas.

    This is the second longest running tournament in the area (behind SALT) which is a testament to the unique format and the wonderful people who host the event.

    As usual, the tournament features cash prizes totaling $2,700 for 11 species running the gamut from fresh to saltwater. The entry fee remains $25.

    There is still time to sign up at OCARC headquarters on 8th and Park in Orange until 5 p.m.

        The weigh-in will take place 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at the City of Orange Boat Ramp.