27th annual ‘Fishing Rodeo’ returns to Auburn May 18


Special to the
Opelika Observer

Cast into summer with the 27th Annual Fishing Rodeo May 18 from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Auburn Technology Park, which is sponsored by Evans Realty.
The first 150 children will receive a free rod and reel courtesy of Evans Realty and Auburn Parks and Recreation will supply the bait. Door prizes will be given out to lucky participants and prizes will be awarded to the biggest fish caught in each age category.
An award will presented to the individual who caught the most fish overall. This event is a great chance to bring kids and their parents together with one of America’s favorite pasttimes, fishing. The cost is $5 per child and can be paid at the event in the form of cash or check. Checks can be made payable to the city of Auburn. There is a limit of five fish per child and parents must stay with their child at all times.
For more information, call Auburn Parks and Recreation Community Programs Coordinator Gabby Filgo at 334-501-2930. The park is located at 229 Enterprise Drive.


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