Charles D. Owen Park Kids Fishing Tournament April 29, 2023

  • Sat, Apr 29, 2023 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Charles D. Owen Park

    875 Warren Wilson Road
    Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778
Ticket Price $10.00 This event is now over

This event is open to all youth 15 and under. Competitors will be divided into age groups (0-5, 6-10, and 11-15) with prizes in each for Biggest Fish (GRAND PRIZE), Smallest Fish, and Most Fish Caught.

The Grand Prizes for each age group for the biggest fish caught will be a waterways kayak for ages 11-15, a guided fishing trip for ages 6-10, and a prize to be determined for ages 0-5.

This is a catch and release tournament. Each fish that is caught must be brought one at a time to the measuring station. After each fish has been measured, they will be released back into the pond. Your $10 registration fee includes a bucket, bait, breakfast, plus snacks and drinks. You must be in the measuring station line before the horn goes off to have your fish measured. Competitors must bring their own fishing poles.

No fishing license is required for residents under 16 years old. No boat fishing is allowed by competitors. All competitors must be accompanied by an adult but the adult may not cast or reel. Only one fishing pole may be in the water per participant. 

Pre-registration is recommended but we will also be taking walk ups the day of the event. Registration will open at 7:00am and the Fishing begins at 8:00 am and will end promptly at 11:00am. Prizes will be handed out at 11:30am and you must be present to accept your prize. 

Date & Time

Sat, Apr 29, 2023 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Venue Details

Charles D. Owen Park

875 Warren Wilson Road
Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778 Charles D. Owen Park
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