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TWRA’s Youth Fishing Rodeo Seeks to Bring a Love of the Outdoors to Clarksville’s Youth

 

Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) in partnership with the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation, Grandpa’s, Walmart, Boyles Bait, and the Healing outside of a Hospital (HOOAH) Program worked together to give the youth of Clarksville an opportunity to enjoy a day of free fishing in Liberty Park.

The annual Youth Fishing Rodeo is held on the second Saturday in June to coincides with Tennessee’s Free Fishing Day and 16 and under Free Fishing Week. “This is the 11th Year that we’ve joined together with the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation, and all of our sponsors to bring the outdoors to young kids who may be fishing for the very first time,” said Montgomery County Wildlife Officer Dale Grandstaff. “There are over 400 kids gathered around the fishing pond at Liberty Park to have a great time in the great outdoors!”

Some of the 400+ kids who fished in the TWRA's 2012 Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park in Clarksville, Tennessee

Some of the 400+ kids who fished in the TWRA's 2012 Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park in Clarksville, Tennessee

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