SAVE THE DATE:  March 29-30, 2018

Delek Fishing for Hope Tournament 




Participants enjoyed a great day on pristine Lake Palestine while supporting two worthy causes in Tyler Texas.  

 Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors who made this event a great success!

Cate’s Machine
Set Point
Able Industrial
Pat Tank
Jots Rentals
United Rentals


2017 Sponsorship Packages:

Trophy Sponsor:           $2,500 ($2,435 tax-deductible)

  • Includes 2 teams consisting of 2 anglers each
  • Signage and Sponsor Recognition at the event and brand recognition on the Delek Fund for Hope website.

Lunker Sponsors:        $1,000 ($967.50 tax-deductible)      

  • Includes 1 team consisting of 2 anglers
  • Signage with brand recognition at the event

Team Entry Fee:                 $500 ($467.50 tax-deductible)
(2 anglers)

Single entry Fee:                 $250 ($225 tax-deductible)

We Care Sponsor:               $250 Donation (Fully tax-deductible)


2017 Schedule:

6:00 a.m.             First Cast
12:00 noon          Lunch is available
1:00 p.m.             Early weigh-in begins
3:00 p.m.             Must be in line at weigh-in


  • 1st Place and 2nd Place awarded to heaviest (3) bass stringer and the heaviest (7) crappie stringer.
  • The heaviest bass and the heaviest crappie weighed in will receive individual awards.
  • Tournament Teams can only weigh-in a fish stringer for either the bass or the crappie. No team can weigh-in for both.


Tournament Rules & Regulations

  • All Texas Parks & Wildlife regulations shall apply. Life jackets must be worn with Kill Switch attached, when the boat engine is running.  All boats must be equipped with a working live well.
  • Must follow all “Villages Marina” rules & regulations.
  • Trailering will be allowed. You may launch your boat from any ramp on the lake. Ramp fees will be paid by Delek at the “Villages Marina” ONLY.
  • Official start time is 6:00am, with your first rod cast at this time / Early weigh-in starts at 1:00pm and must be in line to weigh-in before 3:00pm.
  • Only one rod may be used at a time per contestant.
  • Only artificial baits can be used for bass.
  • Artificial or live baits can be used for crappie.
  • No fishing is allowed within 50 feet of another tournament boat, anchored or tied, unless both parties are in agreement.
  • All decisions of tournament directors are final.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors for last year’s event in 2016:

IPM                                    Jonathan Hill                   Vinson Process                  Altair Strickland                   I&I
Able                                   Hydrokinetics                   Qualspec                            EPIC Industrial     
Pat Tank                            Reynolds                          Gregg Industries               Baker Tank

2018 Date coming soon!

2018 Date coming soon!

2018 Date coming soon!