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Fripp Island Marina hosting Owen Perry Inshore Fishing Tournament

Fripp Island Marina will host the annual Owen Perry Inshore Fishing Tournament this weekend to benefit Camp Rainbow for kids with cancer and rare blood diseases.

All fishermen are invited to the tournament Thursday through Saturday.

Thursday will feature registration and a captain's meeting followed by a Lowcountry cookout by Chef Doolittle.

Fishing will start at 7 a.m. Friday and Saturday with weigh-ins closing at 5 p.m. and an awards ceremony following weigh-ins on Saturday.

Half of the payout benefits Camp Rainbow. There will be awards for first and second place for the largest Spottail bass, Spottail with the most spots and largest speckled trout, and first place for other categories.

For more information, call the Fripp Island Marina at 843-838-1517.

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