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More than 100 youths turn out for annual Kids Fishing Day event

 

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Annual Kids Fishing Day this past Saturday, May 20, at First Lake Park was an awesome day with a record turnout. There were 105 registered children that attended and a few others that came and didn't register. There were giveaways, drawings with 32 winners and a cookout, as well as fishing.

No matter how you look at it, the Annual Kids Fishing Day this past Saturday (May 20) at First Lake Park was an huge success.

A record number of youngsters turned out for the free-fishing event. In all, there were 105 registered children and a few others that came and didn't register. As part of the Kids Fishing Day, giveaways, drawings with 32 winners and a cookout - as well as fishing - were held.

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The Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee and SFGAC chair and organizer of event Kenn Carpenter expressed his thanks the Alaska Fish and Game Department for stocking First Lake, the parents that helped throughout the day and the sponsors that donated items. Sponsors included Bass Pro Shop in Anchorage, Kenai Cache in Cooper Landing, Trustworthy Hardware in Soldotna, Shimano Don Coffee Company – Kiley Brehm in Washington, as well as Fish with Hill, Safeway, Seward Parks and Recreation, Seward Marketplace and True Value Fish House. Carpenter also praised Doug Field with Kenai Neon Sign Company for making the new kids fishing day banner.

 

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