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Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo
June 5 @ 7:00 AM - 11:00 AMFree
Don’t miss the FREE Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo, June 5 at 7:00 am. The Rodeo is open to ages 6-12 years old. Arrive early to get registered before 8:30 AM.
The lagoon will be stocked with catfish before the event including 25 tagged fish for cash/prizes.
Bring your own chairs/equipment/bait.
The Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo started over 30 years ago as a free community event organized by the City of Huntsville’s Parks & Recreation Department and supported by Buster’s Bait and Tackle. Together they have created a bona fide fishing rodeo with 22 tagged cash prize fish and tons of prizes and giveaways for participants.
“Kids will have fun getting the chance to fish along the banks of the North Lagoon, stocked with 500 pounds of catfish. We hope putting in the extra catfish will increase the likelihood of every kid catching fish!” stated Parks & Recreation Community Events Programmer Ashley Polesak. “The rules are pretty simple. Participants have to be registered before the 8:30 a.m. start time. From there, the kids fish on their own while parents can only help put the bait on and take the fish off the hook once the fisher has reeled in the fish.”