Friendliest Catch offers a special day on the water

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Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 12:50 pm | Updated: 10:01 am, Mon Jul 8, 2013.

SARASOTA - A special outing Tuesday helped kick off the activities of this week's Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix, as the “Friendliest Catch" fishing tournament was held off of City Island.

The event is for the physically and mentally challenged, and brought not only fish but plenty of smiles as well.

55 participants were not playing for keeps -- but rather, the joy of the outdoors. Each of them got a prize for fishing and got to partake in a BBQ lunch afterward.

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