Tight Lines For Troops Fishing Tournament in Manistee
Canceled for 2021 due to Covid-19. Returns in 2022
In May of each year, Tight Lines for Troops, a charity fishing tournament for Michigan's disabled veterans, is held from the port of Manistee, Michigan.
Sponsored by the City of Manistee, Little River Casino & Resort, Manistee Area Fishing Boats, and Seng's Marina; proceeds from the event benefit the Brain Injury Association of Michigan, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Michigan Chapter, and the Manistee County Veterans Endowment Fund.
The event is free to veterans and priority for participation is given to Purple Heart recipients, Disabled Veterans, and POWs. Veterans pay no charter fees or entry fees, and are provided with a box lunch and dinner banquet on fishing day.
The usual Event Schedule is as follows:
5pm - Mandatory registration dinner for all captains and all Tight Lines participants of Boat and Shore Division- First Street Boat Launch area.
Tight Lines for Troops Tournament Day:
Events are listed according to the information available at the time of the most recent update to this story. The schedule is subject to change. For more information, see tightlinesfortroops.com or call (231) 723-7975.
More Fishing in West Michigan...
For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.