Optimist Club of Perdido Bay free Fishing Tourney June 5 in Lillian
The Optimist Club of Perdido Bay annual Fishing Rodeo will be held Saturday, June 5 from 9 a.m. to noon at Schaff Pond, located at 32695 Bartel Street in Elberta. (From Lillian turn north on County Road 93 for one mile. Go west on Bartel Road four tenths of a mile and the pond is on the right.)
A hot dog lunch is provided to those attending the event open to boys and girls aged two to 12.
Children and teens must be accompanied by an adult and everyone is asked to wear a mask when not social distancing.
Awards are given in a variety of categories. Door prizes will also be presented. Participants are asked to bring their own chairs, poles and bait. A few poles and bait will be available. Catch and release all catfish, but bass and crappie may be kept. Permission forms will be available at the pond.
Pictured: Evan Carroll cast his line many times during the 2019 Fishing Rodeo.