BREC hosting family-friendly catfish rodeo in October

BREC will be hosting a catfish rodeo at the fishing pond at Burbank Soccer Complex on Saturday, October 12.

Little girl fishes during a catfish rodeo
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Grab Your Fishing Pole!

BREC will be hosting a catfish rodeo at the fishing pond at Burbank Soccer Complex on Saturday, October 12.

The pond will be stocked with adult channel catfish for the event.

There will be enough catfish in the pond so all participants will get plenty of bites on their fishing lines.

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The Geaux Fish! Catfish Rodeo will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 12.

Officials say it’s a great time to get the whole family outdoors and enjoy some fishing.

Catfish Rodeo
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How To Sign Up  To Fish

Registration for the rodeo is free. Categories include Adult Angler (Ages 16 and up) and Junior Angler (Ages 15 and below).

Participants can register ahead of time online at www.brec.org/geauxfish or on the day of the event.

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The fishing rodeo will start at 7:30 a.m. and end at 12 p.m.

Winners of the rodeo will be announced at 12 p.m.

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Catfish Rodeo
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Rodeo Rules

Anglers 16 or older must have a valid Louisiana fishing license to participate.

All participants must follow all Louisiana fishing regulations during the rodeo.

The rodeo is weather dependent. In the event of inclement or severe weather on October 13 the rodeo could be postponed or canceled.

BREC’s Burbank Soccer Complex is located at 12400 Burbank Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810.

For more information visit www.brec.org/geauxfish.

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Catfish Rodeo
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