June 4 is the date for the upcoming crappie tournament and fundraising auction for Kids Fishing and Education at Truman Lake. 

Registration for the tournament will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, June 3 at Everharts Outdoor Store in Clinton, and from 5-6:30 a.m. on June 4 at Cooper Creek boat ramp. The cost to enter is $100.

Fishing hours are 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Weigh in will be at Everharts Outdoor Store following the tournament. All entrants must be at Everharts by 3:30 for weigh in.

The fundraising auction will be at Everharts Outdoor Store right after weigh in. A list of auction items will be available at Kids Fishing and Education's website.

Kids Fishing and Educations' mission is to "provide kids the opportunity to fish , enjoy our natural resources and learn about conservation while providing them the opportunity to be awarded scholarships for higher education." The group can be followed on Facebook for updates on events and activities.

Those interested in the tournament can also call 660-351-6908 for more information.

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