Annual Event Open to Children Aged 3-15

Photo of father and daughter at youth fishing rodeo

St. Mary’s River State Parkhosts its ninth annualYouth Fishing Rodeo8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 12.

All children, aged 3-15, are eligible to participate in this free event.

The event will include a casting competition as well as educational and informational demonstrations with live animals. Prizes will be given to registered participants who catch the biggest fish of different species.Hot dogs and drinks will also be served during the awards ceremony.

TheMaryland Department of Natural Resourcesworks with local partner organizations to hostyouth fishing rodeosacross the state, providing engaging educational opportunities for nearly 5,000 children.

Participation in the fishing rodeo is free but regular park admission is required, $3 for residents and $5 for nonresidents. For more information or to register, please call 301-872-5688.