‘Friends of Rollo’ launches Reel-A-Week giveaway campaign

Tickets are now on sale for fishing program benefitting youth anglers.

SAN DIEGO — The fishing nonprofit organization ‘Friends of Rollo’ announced tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Captain Rollo’s Reel-A-Week Giveaway. Reels will be given away once a week, beginning June 6, as part of 30 weekly drawings.

In all, 30 reels will be given away in weekly drawings, with the final reel awarded on Dec. 26. There will also be a grand prize drawing.

Tickets are $25 each. One ticket purchase keeps you qualified in the running for a reel until you win.

Only 1,500 tickets are available for purchase and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Reels offered throughout the 30-week drawing including Accurate Boss Fury FX 500X, Okuma Metaloid M 511R, Shimano Tranx 300 and Lews Custom Pro Baitcaster.

Proceeds help ‘Friends of Rollo’ provide youth with opportunities to experience their first-ever ocean fishing jaunt.

Call 858-227-4252 to order tickets with a credit card. Tickets can also be purchased by sending a check made out to “Captain Rollo’s” and mailing it to 2580 Ingraham Street, San Diego, California 92109.

‘Friends of Rollo’ was created in 1999. The Kids At Sea program offers at-risk, disadvantaged and physically challenged youth with opportunities to experience their first-ever fishing trip. Participants are provided with lunch, beverages, snacks, fishing equipment and crew as part of the expedition.

Captain Rollo’s also presents Tuna Wars III, held June 22-23 in San Diego.

Visit captainrollos.org for more information.

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