By SCARLET O’ROURKE
The Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT) is right around the corner and officials from both Port Isabel and South Padre Island are excited for the prospects it brings.
“This is a great event that has been with us for many, many years,” Port Isabel Mayor Joe Vega said. “I am very excited about this tourney because it brings a lot of anglers from all over the state.”
Mayor Bob Pinkerton echoed Vega’s sentiments and said, “As always we are looking forward to TIFT. It is always a fantastic tournament. …My grandkids fish it every year.”
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