Sat, Jun 12 | Bogue Chitto NWR or other location of choice

Youth Fishing Rodeo

Did you ever think you could win a fishing event without paying an entry fee or measuring a fish? Here's your chance! The Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex and the Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges, Inc. are hosting a FREE Virtual Youth Fishing Rodeo June 12-13, 2021.
Youth Fishing Rodeo

Time & Location

Jun 12, 2021, 7:30 AM – Jun 13, 2021, 8:30 PM
Bogue Chitto NWR or other location of choice

About the Event

#GetYourFishOn

1. Youth who are 15 years old or younger fish the location of their choice in Louisiana waters starting June 12, at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 8 p.m. on June 13. During Louisiana FREE Fishing Weekend a fishing license is not required.

2. Take a photo of youth holding their catch and post to our Facebook page @Southeast Louisiana, OR send via Facebook Messenger, OR send us an email with the photo to virtualfishingrodeo@gmail.com

3. Download the participant flyer here OR you can create your own sign with #GetYourFishOn (can use other hashtags such as #GeauxFish or #YouthFishingRodeo2021 or other creative design). Please display the sign in the photo with youth and their catch. No printer? No time to make a sign? Use your smartphone and download the flyer to your phone and hold phone in the youth photo, OR you can hold up a recent newspaper.

4. Photos of youth and their catch should be submitted by 4 p.m. Monday June 14. Prize winners will be selected by a random drawing and announced on our Facebook page during a live program on Wednesday, June 16 at 3 p.m.

5. Have fun fishing!

*No pole? No problem! A limited supply of loaner fishing poles are available, courtesy of the Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges, Inc. Call 985/882-2015 or Email us to reserve a pole today!

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