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Fishing Derby!

posted Mar 24, 2019, 9:41 AM by Chad Eberle   [ updated May 7, 2019, 2:07 PM by Dan Walton ]
Saturday, May 11th, 2019 - 10am

Our Fishing Derby will be at Mr. Roper's property at 4443 Country Road, Melbourne! - Click for Map

We will be fishing for: Tilapia, Bram, Bass. Catfish and Grass Carp.

There will be a "keep & cook" limit of 2 per kid... that way we don't over-fish.  After that, it's Catch & release (all you want!)

A parent/family member must accompany each scout.
Scouts should wear their Class B T Shirt
If you scout is a non swimmer, they will need arm floaters or a PFD (Personal Flotation Device).

Things to Bring
1:  Fishing Pole
2:  Fishing tackle (hooks, bobbers, etc.)
3:  If you have a fillet knife please bring it
4:  Bait  (Corn or bread) - works, lures if you want.
5:  Sunscreen, Hat
6. Chair for around the lake (if desired) - We have chairs for dining

We will be having a fish fry after the fish are clean.  There will be a cleaning station for us to use.

- Everyone Arrive at 10am and fish until 11 or 11:30
- 11:30 or so - we'll have lunch which will be fish, pulled pork, baked beans, slaw, chips, and drinks
- Everyone is free to hang out, but lunch will be done about 12 or 12:30