Team Kali Tournament A Success!

On August 23, 2014 the rising sun over Lake Conroe greeted 38-angler teams that came together at the StowAway Marina to benefit  a 4-year old girl, Kali Grace Wiggins. Kali was unable to be with us as she is currently at the Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) in Houston, Texas undergoing treatment for a Wilm’s Tumor which is a form of kidney cancer. Little Kali was admitted into TCH back on June 23, 2014 and in July friends of the family reached out to members of The BASS Club requesting assistance in raising funds to help the Wiggins family for growing expenses not covered by medical insurance. The president of The BASS Club, Matt Russell, along with assistance of the Southeast Region Texas B.A.S.S. Nation organized the tournament to raise much needed funds for the family. The entry into this event was $100 with $40 of that entry going to help the Wiggins family. The Big Bass Bounty entry was an “Optional” $20 extra and after all entries were recorded it was noted that all 38 teams participated in the $500 Big Bass Bounty sponsored by Russell Construction Company of Conroe, TX. The entries and big bass monies collected $2,280.00 for Kali. As the anglers were on the water and ready to go, Terry Reich with the Seven Coves Bass Club started the take-off by leading a prayer for Kali, followed by our Country’s National Anthem.  At approximately 6:30 am the anglers began to depart in numbered order to begin a quest to find three qualifying bass to the scales by the scheduled weigh … [Continue reading]