'Babes on the Bay' tournament returns to original location
Aransas Bay will host the largest one-day women's fishing tournament in the country. This year, the annual "Babes on the Bay" tournament returns to Fulton Harbor, where it began.
"Babes on the Bay" brings in some 1,300 women of all ages to the Rockport-Fulton area.
The kick-off event will be held at 6:00 p.m. Friday, at the Fulton Harbor Park. A mandatory captains meeting will begin at 8:00 p.m. The tournament officially begins at sunrise on Saturday. The weigh-in will be from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Fulton Park grounds. The awards ceremony will begin after the weigh-in concludes. Prizes will be given for the first five positions in each category.
There will be food vendors on hand, as well as a "Babes Shopping Mall", where participants can purchase everything from fishing rods to jewelry.