Published: Mar 21, 2014 6:05 AM EDT
Updated: Mar 21, 2014 8:27 AM EDT

MATLACHA, Fla. - The Matlacha Mariners will be raising money for various community causes with the annual mullet toss.

The fun takes place Saturday, March 22 at Matlacha Community Park, 4577 Pine Island Rd.

Adults can children can sign up to compete starting at 10 a.m. The toss starts at 11 and ends at 4. Contestants who hurl their fish the longest distance will win a plaque, bragging rights, and a cash award.

The registration fee is $5 per toss for adults, $2 per toss for kids.

The event is free to attend, and there will also be vendors, food, and drink on site.

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