Wilmington Carousel Center hosts fishing tournament

Posted by Theresa Swenson - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington's Carousel Center hosted their 7th Flounder Fishing Tournament at the Inlet Watch Yacht Club Saturday. Over 100 fisherman weighed in their catch as part of the fundraiser.

The non-profit organization gives aid to children who have been abused.  The money raised today helps them give free care to local kids in need.

The event has grown each year, including the fish!  This year, the winning flounder came in at over 12 pounds and the center raised over $17,000.  Cash prizes were given to the top five heaviest fish.

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