Catfish Derby

Saturday --- June 9, 2018 9:00 am till 11:30 am

The Catfish Derby is FREE and open to the first seventy-five (75) children ages 4 to 12. All children who wish to participate in the Derby must register by June 2, 2018. Children must have adult supervision and will need to bring their own fishing equipment and bait (chicken livers and power baits suggested). Check-in will begin at 8:00 am, with fishing from approximately 9:00 am until 11:30 am. There will be a limit of three (3) fish per registered child. Along with door prizes, awards will be made to the boy and girl for the following categories: 1) Longest Fish caught, Heaviest Fish caught and First Limit of three (3) fish caught. Fish may be released back into the pond, or taken home (please bring a cooler or bucket to keep your catfish fresh for eating). A FREE hot dog lunch will be provided for children and adults after the Catfish Derby. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
The Catfish Derby will be held at the W.T. “Dude” Bales Pond located at Cherokee Rod and Gun Club, 4280 Reservoir Road in Kingsport, TN. Participants must register in advance for the Fishing Derby by calling: Kevin Broughton at phone# (423) 343-9073 (email at ) and providing the child’s name & age, parent or guardian name & daytime phone number.