Tournament To Support St Jude Hospital

This weekend will mark the 3rd Annual St. Jude Bass Tournament in Brunswick, MD on the Potomac River. Check-in begins at 5am and will end promptly at 6:30am at the Brunswick Family Campground, applications will be accepted that morning at check-in, $100.00 entry fee, optional $10.00 lunker fee.

Local teams of bass anglers will once again flock to the Potomac River in Brunswick, MD on Sunday, February 20* to participate in the 3rd Annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Bass Tournament to benefit the children of St. Jude, hosted by 2 Rivers/Smoketown Bait & Tackle & WFRE 99.9 radio station to benefit the young patients of St. Jude. Engines will roar leaving behind the waves of not only the desire for the big catch, but the ripples of their philanthropic duty.

"This is our 3rd year hosting this event that has raised to date $4,000 for St. Jude. We are blessed to have such a caring community of sportsmen/women. The fishing community is one of the most generous and compassionate groups you could ever be a part of " stated organizers Dave & Mary Baker, "the fishing community & sponsors recognize the work St. Jude Children's Hospital performs and are eager to support this event every year!" St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. St Jude is financially supported by ALSAC, its fundraising organization. For more information, please visit

A special thank you to WFRE 99.9, Andy Smothers, the anglers and Edna Hendershot and Sean Beaver for their generous donations. For a list of sponsors, application or information, please go to // or call 717-328-9096.

**Originally this tournament was to take place on Saturday, February 19 but due to high winds causing unsafe water conditions on the river, it has been moved Sunday. You can still apply at the ramp, no applicants will be turned away. Any questions, concerns, e-mail at or call 717-328-9096.For more tournament news click here

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