General News
Posted September 4, 2013
"Fireman John" Memorial Fishing Tournament to Benefit ACH - Sept. 14

The "Fireman John" Memorial Fishing Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 14. Weigh-in for your Red Fish and Trout is at 4:00 p.m. at the Fat Cat Tavern in Clearwater (Tri-City Plaza - 10608 US 19 North).

The event is in memory of retired Pinellas Park fire fighter, John Litz, who was an avid fisherman. In September 2011, while fishing with a friend, John was thrown from the boat and drowned. He was not wearing a life jacket. Proceeds of the tournament will benefit All Children's Hospital in support of and will purchase U.S. Coast Guard approved life jackets for kids.

You must attend the mandatory registration meeting to pick up your measuring device on September 13th at the Fat Cat Tavern from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Contact the event organizers at to register or get additional information.