It’s the Fall Fishing Rodeo, the last such event in 2011, and it runs from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the boat lake. The event is for ages 15 and under and is catch-and-release, execept for trout.
No fishing license is required to participate, and children and parents are encouraged to fish together. (Children must reel in all fish, however).
According to the organizers, participants may bring their own fishing rods, or use one of the park’s limited supply of loaners. Bait will be provided.
The event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1; however, in case of inclement weather, a decision will be made by 8 a.m. on Saturday. Call the inclement weather hotline at 410-396-7078 for a recorded message announcing any changes of plans.
Registration for the event begins at 9:30 a.m., with castoff starting at 10 a.m. Information about the event is available at 410-396-7900, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Go Fish: Patterson Park has a free catch-and-release family fun fishing night on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 5:30 p.m.-dusk. Inclement weather info: 410-396-7078. Bait and tackle provided free or BYO. No fishing license required. Information about the event is available at 410-396-7900, or e-mail email@example.com.
by Mary Helen Sprecher