On Saturday, June 14, Vogel State Park near Blairsville, Ga., will host a Kids Fishing Rodeo.
Fishing will be allowed for children 12 years old and younger from 8 a.m. until noon. The program is designed to get kids and their families involved in the healthy sport of fishing.
Vogel Volunteers and staff will be helping with baiting hooks, giving out bait and taking fish off the hooks. A limited supply of loaner rods/poles, corn and worms will be available, so please bring your own if possible.
Registration begins at 8 a.m., children must be present with adult, in front of Vogel’s Visitors Center under the tent. Prizes donated by local businesses will be given out to the lucky ticket holders. The first 300 children will receive a free T-shirt. Vogel State Park is located 11 miles south of Blairsville on Ga. 129. The program is free and June 14 no park pass fee is required.