21st Annual Youth Pier Fishing Tournament

By / Fishing / Tuesday, 09 June 2015 04:00

CAROLINA BEACH - The Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation Department had over 125 kids participate in the 21st Annual Youth Pier Fishing Tournament at the Kure Beach Pier on Saturday, June 6th, 2015.  The kids and their parents were lined-up early to receive their fishing rod, shirt and bait for only $2.00 and 2 canned food items.  
There were over 250 non-perishable canned food items donated to the Federal Point Help Center.  There were a variety of fish caught during our event.  The winners for largest fish are as follows:
 5 – 9 Year Old Winners:
1st:  Sam Carson (1.15 lbs Spade)
2nd:  Nathan Arredondo (1.05 lbs Spade)
3rd:  McKenniley Boston (.85 lbs Blue)
 10 – 15 Year Old Winners:
1st:  Amir Batts (.90 lbs Spade)
2nd:  Cammy Bailey (.80 lb Flounder)
3rd:  Gabe Archball (.75 lb Spade)
We also raffled-off many prizes to the kids who participated.  The Town of Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank all of our sponsors who made this event possible:  Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, Kure Beach Fishing Pier, Island Tackle and Hardware, Blackburn Brothers Seafood, Island Gazette and Charlie Thomas, weighmaster from the Got ‘Em On Live Bait Club.  We hope to see everyone again next year!
 

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