Patriot Bass Fishing Team Participates in 4th Annual Beast Feast at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church

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The DBU Patriot Bass Fishing Team took part in the fourth annual Beast Feast Wild Game Dinner and Outdoor Expo on Monday, October 3, at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church in Mansfield, Texas.

The outdoor expo was sponsored by hunting, fishing, and outdoor vendors including Cabela’s, Fort Worth Fly Fishers, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Moritz Chevrolet, Schmidt’s Big Bass, Cast or Blast, Matthews Outdoors, Hoodoo Lures, and several others, including the DBU Bass Fishing Team.

The keynote speaker for the Wild Game Dinner was professional angler, Clay Dyer, as he shared his testimony to a crowd of nearly 1,000 people.

“What a treat it was to not only participate in such a wonderful event, but to hear Clay share his testimony and outlook on life,” stated Connor Smith, DBU’s Assistant Director of Athletics and Bass Team administrative sponsor.  “We look forward to attending next year’s event.”

Former member of Walnut Ridge Baptist Church and Special Advisor and Coach to Patriot Bass Fishing, Scott Darragh shared, “What a great event this was to attend as we were able to spread the word about our new program, promote our sponsors, and listen to a moving message from Clay Dyer.”

The DBU Patriot Bass Fishing Team will make their next stop at the sixth annual “Fishing for Freedom” event on Lake Belton in Central Texas.  The event starts with a dinner banquet on Friday, October 14, at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.  Notable names that will be in attendance are Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Gary Klein, Byron Velvick, and 2008 Bassmaster Classic Champion Alton Jones.  The “Fishing for Freedom” tournament will be held on Saturday, October 15, on Lake Belton.

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