Saturday, April 18, 2015

Kids N Kats Fishing Rodeo at Legion on May 2

The annual Kids N Kats Fishing Rodeo is coming up at Legion State Park on Saturday, May 2nd. Youth from ages 4 to 12 are invited to come out to the lake and participate. Prizes and lunch including hotdogs will be available.

The MDWFP will stock the lake with up to 500 catfish prior to the rodeo, providing an opportunity for kids to participate in a great American sport. Friends of Legion will be aiding with the event.

Here's what you need to know:

  • Registration begins at 7:00 am on Saturday morning and will continue til 9:00 am.
  • After opening ceremonies and an announcement of rules and regulations, fishing will begin at 8:00 am
  • Restroom and handwashing facilities will be made available.
  • Rodeo open to kids from 4-12 years of age.
  • All kids must be accompanied by a parent, grandparent or responsible adult.
  • All participants must register and receive a wristband.
  • Participants should bring their own fishing tackle and bait (cut weinies or cocktail sausages are excellent)
  • Only one rod per child.
Prizes will be awarded and other activities will be available for the kids as well.