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The LifePoint Hooked on Life fishing tournament will be held on Aug. 10. Registered participants will fish the inshore waterways from Edisto Island to Bulls Bay. Cash prizes will be offered for the longest redfish, flounder, and spotted sea trout. The top prize for the greatest combined length of the three species is $500. The major event sponsors, Bridge to Life and RTI Donor Services, will help kickoff the festivities with the captain’s meeting on Aug. 9 followed by the catch and release tournament Aug. 10.
LifePoint media relations coordinator Mark Johnson said participants will help LifePoint save the lives for those waiting transplants by raising awareness of the critical need for organ, eye and tissue donors. “Approximately 1,000 people are presently on the South Carolina transplant waiting list. Most need a kidney, while others need a heart, lung, liver or pancreas,” he saidJuly 17, 2013