Fishing Tournament To Be Held In Memory Of Porter Wagoner
May 20, 2008 at 12:11 PM (PT)
BASS PRO SHOPS, GARY YAMAMOTO CUSTOM BAITS and COSTA DEL MAR SUNGLASSES have announced the first PORTER WAGONER MEMORIAL ARTISTS & ANGLERS FISHING TOURNAMENT that will be held TUESDAY, JUNE 3rd on PERCY PRIEST LAKE in NASHVILLE.
Some of the Country artists that will be casting their lines include VINCE GILL, LUKE BRYAN, TRACY BYRD, LORRIE MORGAN, ANDY GRIGGS, WADE HAYES, BRAD MATES and DALE WALLACE of EMERSON DRIVE, HEIDI NEWFIELD, TRENT WILLMON and PORTER's daughter DENISE WAGONER.
Fishing legends BILL DANCE, ROLAND MARTIN, JIMMY HOUSTON, GARY YAMAMOTO and 2008 BASSMASTER CLASSIC Women's Champion JUDY WONG will be teaming up with the artists to help them search for the "big one."
A weigh-in will be held at the end of the tournament at BASS PRO SHOPS at OPRY MILLS in NASHVILLE around 5p (CT), with a special acoustic concert and fish fry following the announcement of the winners. The money raised throughout the day will be donated in PORTER's name to the OPRY TRUST FUND.