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Annual Fishing Rodeo

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FishingRodeoThe Fishing Rodeo is an annual community event intended to expose children to the joy of fishing.  Bring your own pole or borrow one of ours (limited availability).  Bait worms will be provided.  Live bait only.  

Prizes will be awarded for the following:  Most creative hat, first fish caught, shortest fish, longest fish, and biggest fish in each age division.  Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.  The fishing will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by a free hot dog lunch and award ceremony (rain date registration begins at 1:45 p.m. with the rodeo beginning at 2:00 p.m.)

Ages:  3-15-years-old
Day: Saturday
Date: TBD, typically first Saturday in June
Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
see below for a full Schedule of Events
Register by:
No pre-registration necessary
Bob Strayhorn's Pond - 2103 New Hope Church Road
(Off Highway 86 between Hillsborough and Chapel Hill)
Rain Date: TBD

Schedule of Events

Site Opens - 8:30 a.m.
Registration - 9:00-9:30 a.m.
Fishing Rodeo - 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Hot Dogs & Prizes - 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.