Alleghany Highlands Fish For A Cause, A Success

The 7th Annual Alleghany Highlands Fish For A Cause Bass Tournament, was held on Saturday at Lake Moomaw. 35 teams and boats entered the tournament. 1st place went to Team Martin and Martin weighing in at 14.93lbs, 2nd place team Tucker and Tucker with 12.11lbs, 3rd place team Deisher and Deisher with 11.95 lbs. Over $5,000 was raised for Becky Downer who is recovering from her battle with cancer. Kyle Moore, one of the organizers said, ” A huge thank you to the fishermen and fisher women who competed. The sponsors for this event are so great, as they donated 50 prizes for us to giveaway, everything from a certificate for free food to a brand new battery for their boats. I cannot name all of you because I know I would forget someone and I don’ t want to do that. You know who you are”. Big fish of the day was a largemouth weighing 5.20 lb caught by Chris Carrington. A great time was had by all.