May 17, 2013
Panacea, FL- Kids in Wakulla County will have their chance to reel in a big catch this weekend. The Wakulla Children Fishing Tournament is happening on Saturday.
It is free to the public and is being held at Woolley Park in Panacea.
kids participating will get a free rod and a tackle box.
More than 150 kids participated last year and organizers are hoping for more than 300 this year.
"Introducing young people to the sport and the activity of fishing is wholesome, it's healthy, it's a lifetime activity that they can carry with them," said Lieutenant Bruce Ashley from The Wakulla County Sheriffs Office.
The festivities get underway at 7 AM