Lake Ray Roberts to host Texas Team Trail fishing tournament April 6

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The Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela’s will host its second event of the 2013 tournament season on April 6 at Lake Ray Roberts, located just north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

Anglers can secure an opportunity to pre-fish April 5 by completing their registration online or via phone prior to midnight  April 4. All anglers who pre-register will be entered into a drawing for a free Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor.

Designed exclusively for team competition, the event offers anglers an unprecedented opportunity in terms of payout, sponsor bonuses and television coverage, according to a news release.

The Lake Ray Roberts event is the second of four 2013 qualifying events. The first-place prize for the event is a fully-rigged Stratos 189VLO with an Evinrude 150 HO package, valued at $25,000. The entry fee is $250, with multiple contingency bonus programs for anglers.

The trail’s championship tournament is set for October on Falcon Lake on the Mexican border.

On-site registration is set for 5-7 p.m.  April 5 at Elk’s Lodge (1601 Marina Circle, Sanger, TX 76266). The tournament will launch April , at safe light from Ray Roberts Marina and weigh-in will begin at the same location at 3 p.m.

Will Leschper is founder of The Texas Outdoor Digest. He has been recognized for Excellence in Craft by the Outdoor Writers Association of America and the Texas Outdoor Writers Association. He is Conservation Editor of Texas Fish & Game Magazine and is a regular contributor to the Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, in addition to writing for plenty of of now-defunct publications.