This Saturday the Friends of Caleb Smith Preserve are hosting a freshwater fishing tournament for children ages 5 through 12.
This catch and release tournament will take place on the north side of the park.
Children ages five to eight will be able to fish from 9:00-10:30 am, with a check-in time beginning at 8:15 am. Children between the ages of nine and 12 will fish from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., with check-in starting at 12:15 p.m.
A limited number of rods will be available for use at each session. All anglers can and are encouraged to use their own equipment. Live bait, hooks, and bobbers will be provided.
Beverages will be provided by the friends and three prizes will be awarded to each age group.
Rain or shine.
What: Jr. Angler Freshwater Fishing Tournament
When: June 9, 9:00 am
Where: Caleb Smith State Park, 581 W Jericho Tpke, Smithtown
Cost: $10 per angler for friend’s members and $15 per angler for non-members
Why: To enjoy a great day of fishing at Caleb Smith State Park
Note: There is an $8.00 parking fee per car and will be charged during the fee collection season; Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.
Junior anglers under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.