Women’s fishing tournament benefits breast cancer research

Posted at 6:00 AM, Aug 19, 2016

Virginia Beach, Va. - It's ladies weekend out on the water at the Southside Marina in Virginia Beach.

The 14th Annual Wine, Women and Fishing Billfish Tournament is happening this weekend.

The charity fishing tournament has Hampton Roads women casting their lines to raise money for breast cancer research at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

The party starts Saturday hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation.

Sunday the official tournament begins as teams of women head out on decorated fishing boats starting at 8:30am.

From there, they fish until 3pm, and head back to the dock where the party starts at 5pm.

To date, Wine, Women and Fishing has raised $450,000 for breast cancer research at EVMS.