As the newest Get Out and Fish! community fishing location, the City of Hammond invites you to join them for an event on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at ZeMurray Park. Prior to the event, ZeMurray park pond will be stocked with 300 lbs of adult channel catfish. Volunteers will offer a family friendly fishing competition and lots of fun activities. So grab your gear and Get Out and Fish at Zemurray Park!
Fishing competition categories include heaviest catfish and heaviest “other” fish. Age divisions include Little Angler (ages 8 and under), Junior Angler (ages 9-15) and Adult Angler (ages 16 and older). Anglers 16 and older must possess a valid Louisiana fishing license.
The event is free, and the first 100 registrants in attendance will receive a free rod and reel and goody bag. In addition, every participant will be entered into a drawing to win prizes.
Saturday’s sponsors include The Hammond Firefighters Union (Local 2361), The Hammond Union of Police (Local 345), Hammond Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 34, Kiwanis, Academy Sports & Outdoors, Big Bad Ben, Cate St. Pub, Jani King, Cashe Coudrain & Sandage, Alexander Mobile Notary Services, Walmart Hammond & Ponchatoula, Target, Albertson’s of Hammond, Pioneer Products, Winn Dixie, and Kentwood Water.
This event is hosted in conjunction with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation. The LWFF was formed to provide a means for individuals and corporations to become partners with the Department and Commission in the challenge of conserving Louisiana’s wildlife and fish resources.
For more information on Get Out and Fish! Program, contact Danica Williams at email@example.com or (504) 628-7282.
The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana’s abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us at www.wlf.la.gov, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ldwffb or follow us on Twitter @LDWF.