Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Kids Fishing Derby

The 2009 Kids Fishing Derby was held on June 6, 2009 in conjunction with National Fishing & Boating Week. Over 80 children came out to the Bankhead National Forest's Black Warrior Work Center pond to try and snag a catfish.
Pictures of the event are posted at
This annual community event would not be possible without the generous support of sponsors including the US Forest Service, Winston County Natural Resources Council, Winston County Commission, Alabama Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources - Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries, Alabama Conservation Enforcement Officers Association, Double Springs Lions Club, Double Springs Civitans, National Wild Turkey Federation - Sipsey Strutters Chapter in Moulton, and Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Thank you everyone for supporting the event & volunteering to make it a success!!!

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