This is going to be a hoot! Hope all you tough guys can make a fool out of yourself for a day for charity. Please get involved in this. It's for a good cause! 2nd Annual Snoopy Steelhead Fishing Contest GRAND RIVER TACKLE 1250 High Street Fairport Harbor, Ohio 44077 Phone: (440) 352-7222 Fax: (440) 352-7901 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org October 19, 2004 Last November we hosted our 1st Snoopy Rod Contest. What is that you may ask? Well it is a fishing challenge for a worthy cause. Each year we pick a charity and donate all proceeds to this charity. Last year we raised $400.00 for charity and had a very entertaining day The contest will be November 14, 2004 from 9:00 to 12:00, so polish up your skills. We would like to sign everyone up early so we know how many rods to have available in advance so sign up as soon as you can. The cost will be $20.00 of which half will go the charity and the other half will pay for your fishing instrument. Yes, you can keep your fishing rod and take it home with you. After fishing with these combos you will have a whole new concept of fishing and you will know why the kids do not like to fish for long periods of time. There will be no large cash reward for winning the Snoopy Contest. All you will receive is a placard and the peace of mind that you out fished some of the best and the satisfaction that you contributed to a needy cause. We will also burn some hotdogs and provide beverages. Again you ask, what is a Snoopy Rod Contest? Each person entered will be given a Snoopy style rod to fish for Steelhead. The fishing area will be limited to a designated stretch of the river. Your mission will be to land the biggest steelhead with this unaltered rod. You may of course use your own leader/float set up or what ever else you wish to hang onto the end of this 26 to 48 inch piece of fine tuned fishing equipment which normally consists of a Zebco 202 reel with 6 to 10 pound mono line. Oh yeah, Snoopy has quit the fishing business so we have some very qualified replacements. You can fish with a Scooby Do, Incredible Hulk, Bugs Bunny, Tasmanian Devil, Barbie Rod or what ever cartoon personality is popular at the time, but we guarantee that they will be as good as or worse than the original Snoopy Rod. Comments were "How do you land a fish with this thing?". Fish were landed and lost but everyone had a great time fishing and watching. Did get a few strange looks from other fishermen as we waded the river with a brand new shiny rod and reel combo, they were probably jealous. The winning fish was a 26" whopper caught by Jim Anderson from Fairport Harbor, not much for normal steelhead tackle but put him on a 2 1/2' rod and see what happens. It is just pure fun! So if you are getting tired of the drudgery of catching and landing trophy Steelhead day in and day out, try catching one on a Snoopy Rod. If you are interested there is a sign up sheet at the Tackle Shop. If you can't get here to sign up just call us at (440) 352-7222.