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Speckled Trout World Championship moves to Gulfport Harbor

speckeled troutGULFPORT — The Speckled Trout World Championship is ready to move into bigger waters.

The fishing tourney is scheduled for May 14-16 at Gulfport Harbor.

John Rea, President of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Fishing Tournaments Inc., tells WLOX-TV in Biloxi that the tournament it has grown too big for the previous location at the Dock Bar and Grill in Gulfport.

Prize money totals $17,500. Rea expects to see at least 200 fishermen this year.

The entry fee is $75, and the top prize is $10,000.

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