Fishing is one of the most popular pastimes in Canada, thanks to its plentiful fish and beautiful great lakes. Lake Erie is home to some of the best bass fishing in the world, and — MacDonald Turkey Point Marina is the largest freshwater marina in Canada, located on its edge. Every year they host a charity live release bass fishing tournament, and is this year celebrating its 16th tournament, in support of the London Health Sciences Centre Children’s Hospital.
This non-profit tournament is sure attract some serious fisherman, as 90% money goes back to the anglers in prizes, with 10% going to the children's hospital. The Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre, in London, Ontario is a world-class hospital with the latest technology and the best specialists, scientists and health professionals in Canada. As such, its operating costs are significant, and the donations from the tournament are always gratefully received.
The fishermen taking part in the tournament have the opportunity to fish for some of the biggest and best Bass anywhere in Canada, and the Marina prides itself in the beautifully preserved natural wilderness it has become a part of.
A spokesperson for MacDonald Turkey Point Marina explained, “We are thrilled to be able to hold our sixteenth tournament in support of such a great cause, and we know that the work done at the LHSC Children’s Hospital is invaluable, so any small contribution we can make will be the least we can do to support their tireless work looking after vulnerable children. The tournament itself is an exciting opportunity for the fishermen of London, Ontario to make their best efforts known, and full results will be posted on our Facebook Page so individuals will have full bragging rights to their best catches.”
About MacDonald Turkey Point Marina: MacDonald Turkey Point Marina is Canada's largest freshwater marina. With over 850 slips for dockage, a 4 lane launch-ramp, 12 nozzle gas dock and a restaurant, they serve thousands of customers every week. MacDonald Turkey Point Marina is located on the north shore of Lake Erie, and is located on 83 acres of beautiful grassed land, in walking distance to the public beach.
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