Palmer Classic coming Sept. 12

Timothy and Brayden Rivest, a father and son team, show off their catches at last year's Palmer Classic.

SMITHVILLE — The 9th Annual Daniel Alan Palmer Memorial Classic hosted by the Smithville Bassmasters starts at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. The open buddy bass tournament benefits U.S. veterans and Fishing for Freedom, helping returning veterans to enjoy the outdoors, according to a press release.

There will be social distancing and other health guidelines in place. Face coverings will be required when around other anglers.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

For costs and registration information, visit

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