FISH TALES: From whoppers to stink bait, kids catch fun at event

FISH TALES: From whoppers to stink bait, kids catch fun at event

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first_img Sponsored Content Latest Stories Saturday was a good fishing day at Clay Hill Farms.Eighty-seven anglers caught 178 catfish with a total weight of 338 pounds and 15 ounces, making it the biggest Pike County Kids’ Fishing Day in the 10 years that John and Carol Dorrill have hosted the event at their farm near Pronto, said Jerry Jinright, Pike County Conservation Enforcement Officer.Families from all around Pike County took advantage of the free Pike County Kids’ Fishing Day and just about as many girls put corks in the water as boys. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 3:01 am Tuesday, June 20, 2017 123PrevNextStartStop Email the authorcenter_img By Jaine Treadwell Like all good anglers, Ashley was mum about the kind of bait she used to catch the big catfish. Fishing was good all around the Dorrills’ pond which is well stocked with catfish year around but had an added 200 eating-size cats for Pike County Kids’ Fishing Day.Awards were presented to anglers in each of three age groups that had the heaviest stringer of catfish. Desmond Owen won the five to eight age group with a 12 pound 2 ounce stringer. Gus Galloway’s 17 pound 9 ounce stringer took top honors in the nine to 12 age group.  And, Devon Thomas topped the 13-15 age group with a stringer that weighed in at 19 pounds 10 ounces. Jerry Jinright, Pike County Conservation Officer, said not every kid caught a stringer of fish but every kid was a winner. You Might Like And it was Ashley Teal who landed the biggest cat of the day, a whopping 5 pound and 7 ounce “tugger.” Ashley won the tug of war with the big fish and will have a tale to tell about the big one that didn’t get away.Ashley said Kids’ Fishing Day was not her first time putting worms in the water but the five pound cat was her “trophy” catch, so far.“I like to fish. My church, God’s Way, goes fishing and I always like to go,” she said. “Today was really fun and I was excited to catch the biggest fish. I didn’t even think I would.” The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… FISH TALES: From whoppers to stink bait, kids catch fun at event Print Article Dominance: Troy Ozone team begins district tournament with 18-0 win over Zion Chapel The Troy Ozone team had to wait an extra 24 hours to start their tournament, but they defeated Zion Chapel… read more “Every kid had an opportunity to win a prize in a drawing and we had some great outdoor prizes including rods and reels, tackle boxes, cricket boxes, even turkey calls,” Jinright said. “The Conservation Officers Association provided the prizes for the drawing and every kid got a prize.”Walmart provided two $50 gift certificates toward the purchase of bicycles at the Troy location and also provide a hotdog lunch for the participating families.In addition to Walmart Alabama and the Conservation Enforcement Officers Association, sponsors of the 2017 Pike County Kids’ Fishing Day were the Alabama TREASURE Forest Association, the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division and the Federal Sport Fish Restoration Program.The Farm-City Committee of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce assisted with preparations and management of the event.On behalf of all the kids that participated in Pike County Kids’ Fishing Day, Jinright expressed appreciation to the Dorrills for their hospitality, to all of those who supported and contributed to the event and those who volunteered their services.“We want to especially thank the parents, the families, that took the time to take their kids fishing,” he said. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

 

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