Deadline for annual Tight Lines for Troops fishing competition approaches

A couple of veterans that participated in the annual Tight Lines for Troops salmon fishing event in 2016. ( file photo)

MANISTEE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Michigan veterans still have an opportunity to sign up for a day trip out on Lake Michigan for a friendly salmon fishing competition, however, the deadline to register is quickly approaching.

This year is the 10th year for the annual Tight Lines for Troops event.

The event is scheduled for May 17 and 18 with other activities happening throughout the weekend.

The deadline to register for the event is March 1.

You can register online or download and mail in a sign-up form.

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