Pittsgrove, N.J., February 25, 2016.  The Ike Foundation is giving away 250 free Flambeau tackle boxes to children attending the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic at Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, OK, Friday through Sunday, March 4-6. 

To receive a Flambeau tackle box, be one of the first 50 children to stop by The Foundation booth, #1044, Friday at 12 p.m., Saturday at 10 a.m and 1:00 p.m., Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  The booth is located within the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo (free admission) at the Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103.

Parents can sign the Foundation’s pledge to take a kid fishing and learn more about the Foundation’s mission “to get kids hooked on fishing.”

Established in 2014 by pro angler Mike Iaconelli and his wife Becky, The Ike Foundation promotes the sport of fishing to America’s youth and works to develop their appreciation of the outdoors and our country’s natural resources.  The Foundation donates fishing equipment to youth fishing clubs across the nation. For more information, visit MikeIaconelli.com/ IkeFoundation.

People can contribute to the purchase of new fishing equipment for the Foundation to distribute to children by sending a check to The Ike Foundation, P.O. Box 818, 625 N. Main Street, Elmer, NJ, 08318 or by credit card at MikeIaconelli.com/IkeFoundation.  Donations are fully tax deductible.

About The Ike Foundation

Established in July 2014, The Ike Foundation is an IRS registered 501(c)3, non-profit foundation focused on promoting the sport of fishing to America’s youth and developing their appreciation of the outdoors and our country’s natural resources. Trustees include Michael J. Iaconelli, foundation president, Rebecca Iaconelli, secretary and Carol Muracco, treasurer.  Gifts to the Ike Foundation are fully tax deductible to the maximum extent allowed by law.