The Gatlinburg Recreation Department celebrates the start of Free Fishing Week by hosting its annual Children’s Trout Rodeo on the morning of Saturday, June 7 at Mynatt Park.
Co-sponsored by the Gatlinburg Sportsman’s Club, Gatlinburg Elks Lodge #1925 and Wal-Mart, the 17th annual youth tournament is free to all anglers age 16 and under.
Prizes will be awarded in several divisions (6-and-under, 7-9, 10-12 and 13-16) based on total weight of fish caught. Creel limit is five trout per person.
“We’ll be stocking extra fish including some trout in the 18-inch range for the kids rodeo,” said Danny Gray, Trout Facility Manager.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday with weigh-in at 10:30 a.m. at the picnic pavilion at Mynatt. Kids can fish anywhere in Gatlinburg.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.