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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Kids' BV Fishing Contest June 3

Monday, May 22, 2006

Are there any young fish pros out there? If that's you, and you are between the ages of 6-15 years old, then preregister now for the annual Buena Vista County Conservation Board fishing contest to be held Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. till 11 a..m. at Gustafson Lake south of Sioux Rapids. This fishing contest is in conjunction with the aquatic educational program, Fish Iowa, offered free of charge through the Department of Natural Resources.

There will be two age categories: 6-10 year olds and 11-15 year olds. First and second place prizes will be awarded on both age divisions for the heaviest single fish and for the heaviest stringer of three fish caught that day. This contest is sponsored by a grant received from Wal-Mart Corporation and the Buena Vista County Conservation Board. This event is limited to 50 participants and is free of charge.

* If interested, please call the Buena Vista County Naturalist at 712-749-2563 to preregister by Thursday, June 1. Participants 6-10 years old must be accompanied by an adult throughout the contest. This event does count towards the Junior Naturalist Award program.