FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 16, 2009
Public Information Office Aracely Lazcano I PIO
County of El Paso, Texas 500 E. San Antonio I Suite 301
(P) 915.546.2000 I Ext 4106 I
I http://www.epcounty.com/ I
(El Paso, TX) - You don't need to travel far or own a boat to take your kids fishing and make memories of a lifetime.
The El Paso County Park, Golf and Aquatics Department, the Ascarate Fishing Club and sponsoring organizations will provide young anglers and their families with lots of opportunities to learn to fish and enjoy the sport.
The Ascarate Lake Kid's Fishing Day Tournament will be held on Saturday, February 21, 2009.
Families are cordially invited to enjoy the day's activities, including fishing clinics and live demonstrations.
Registration is from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and the tournament runs from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon.
Supervision and guidance from fishing experts and game wardens will be available to participants of the event. You just need to bring your fishing pole and bait will be provided. Anybody without a fishing pole will be provided one (while supplies last).
Free hot dogs and refreshments will be served to all registered children up to 16 yrs old, while supplies last!
Prizes will be awarded in three age categories: 3-6 Years Old, 7-12 Years Old and 13-16 Years Old.
This is the only event where anglers can keep their trout.
For additional information please contact: Rey Chavez at (915) 772-5605 or Harold Stearns at (915)755-0983.
WHO: Youth, ages 3 through 16. All youth must be accompanied by adult.
WHEN: Saturday, February 21, 2009 -7:30 to 12 Noon
WHERE: Ascarate Lake, 6800 Delta Drive, El Paso, TX 79905
Registration: 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Equipment: YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN
Lunch: FREE HOT DOGS, CHIPS AND DRINKS TO ALL REGISTERED KIDS
Cost: FREE, However, $1 per vehicle is charged at the Park
Fishing license: Child 16 or younger: FREE (Resident & Non-resident)