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Flounder tournament to be held in Sabine Pass Saturday

Port Arthur LNG is sponsoring a flounder tournament Saturday in Sabine Pass.

Cost of entry is $35 per person and includes a chance at a door prize. Free T-shirts are offered to the first 30 who register.

Fishing starts at daylight and weigh-in is at 2 p.m. at the Sabine Pass Port Authority. A half-pound will be added to flounder’s weight if it is also released alive at weigh-in.

The first-place winner will receive $900. Second place will receive $585 and third will receive $315 (listed prizes are based on 100 participants; total prize is 60% of those registered).

Prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m. at the Sabine Pass Authority. Winners must be present.

Fundraising from the event will benefit the Dick Dowling Lions Club.

Register online at bit.ly/SPFlounder or call Rickey at 728-2226, Adam at 651-9298 or Shane at 543-3321.

Registration is also available at Sportsman Supply in Sabine Pass or Outcast Tackle in Groves.