We will be helping kids bait hooks, fish and other items. Be there about 730am if you would like to volunteer. We will have some of our Board of Directors there.
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area's annual Small-Fry Fishing Tournament is Saturday, September 21, 2012, at Spring Canyon (Stilling Basin.) Children ages 6 to 14 may participate in the free tournament. An adult must accompany child partcipants.
Age groups will be 6-8 years, 9-11 years, and 12-14 years, with prizes awarded in each age group.
Volunteers with the Small-Fry Fishing Tournament Association will be on hand to help children who have never fished.
Schedule of events:
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.– Registration
9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.– Tournament
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.– Free Hot Dog Lunch
12:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.– Awards and Door Prizes
All children registered in the tournament are entered in the door prize drawing. Local businesses donate prizes including bikes, camping gear, and fishing equipment.
Lake Meredith will stock the Stilling Basin with fish shortly before the tournament. After the basin is stocked, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area will close it to the general public until after the tournament.
For more information and directions to Spring Canyon, call (806) 857-3151.