J.C. LEWIS FORD TO SPONSOR FAMILY FISH DAY FOR THE
6TH ANNUAL JOHN. A PETERS JR. MEMORIAL TARPON TOURNAMENT
Tournament Proceeds are donated to St. Joseph’s Candler Foundations earmarked for Cancer Research
WHAT: J.C. Lewis Ford has partnered with the John A. Peters Jr. Memorial Tarpon Tournament to sponsor the Family Fish Day where Junior Anglers will be able to join in and compete for inshore game fish while the second fish day Anglers will be competing for the coveted prize of Tarpon Tournament Champion.
WHEN: The Tournament will kick off Thursday, August 8th at 6:00 pm with a Captain’s Meeting at Tubby’s Tank House in Thunderbolt. Tournament officially begins Friday, August 9th. Teams will have the opportunity to fish two days, Friday, August 9th or Saturday, August 10th. One day will be determined as their “J.C. Lewis Ford Family Fish Day”, and the other will be chosen as their official “Tarpon Fish Day”.
WHY: The Tarpon Tournament is held in memory of Savannah Sportfisherman, John A Peters Jr. John’s Family in Partnership with Release Marine and Savannah Distributing host the tournament each year. The Tournament intends to not only exemplify their Dad’s passion for fishing, but also mirror his philosophy of helping others in the Savannah Community. All the JAPTT proceeds will be donated to St. Joseph’s/Candler Foundation.
“With our family roots in the low country as well we were pleased to come along side a family fishing event benefitting patients from our area,” Julian Lewis, J.C. Lewis Ford.
WHO: The Tournament is open to the public. The Tournament has not been capped this year due to additional space by moving into the Savannah Yacht Club Main Building. We invite everyone to visit the Tournament Website, www.johnapeterstarpontournament.com or email the Tournament Director, Marvee McKenzie at [email protected] for Tournament Questions. Online Registration is open through the website.
Sam Peters, JAPTT Tournament Chairman & Owner Release Marine & Marine Tables