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Tom and Michael Baumert enjoy a day together on Lake Belle Taine, showing the nice smallmouth bass that the body of water is so well-known for. Fifty boats will compete in a tournament on Belle Taine today, hoping to bring home the $1,500 first-place check.

Cirks Tournament benefits Dollars for Scholars program

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Today marks the annual Gene Cirks Memorial Scholarship Fishing Tournament held on Lake Belle Taine.

Nobody is completely certain how many years it's actually been held. Over twenty but not quite thirty years is as accurate as any personal account can tally.


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