Fishing program started in Beaumont develops champs

These days you mostly hear about children tapped into video games and different in-house-based activities, but one Beaumont man is introducing local kids to fishing. Richard Parker is the founder of Bass Tactix Youth Fishing based out of Beaumont.

The organization was created in 2016 and is a Christian based youth fishing program that incorporates youth, adults, and veterans under the FLW and Fishers of Men Ministries and National Tournament Trail. The tournament all began at two local high schools in the Pine Belt: Perry Central High School and Oak Grove High School.

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