QCScene at Moline’s Youth Fishing Challenge
It was a beautiful Saturday morning in the Quad Cities! The perfect weather for a Youth Fishing Challenge!
Moline Parks and Recreation Department held their highly anticipated Youth Fishing Challenge today, Saturday Jun 8, at the Riverside Lagoon in Riverside Park (3300 5th Avenue Moline). Moline residents ages 5-12 and their families came together for some friendly competition with their fishing poles and tackle boxes!
Participants were allowed to fish from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Prizes were awarded for Biggest Catch, Most Fish Caught and Farthest Cast for ages 5-8 and 9-12. Moline Parks and Recreation Department employees Emily and Stacy stayed busy counting, measuring and recording all fish caught.
Here are the 2019 Youth Fishing Challenge winners:
Age Group 5-8
Biggest Catch: Chuck Brown
Most Fish Caught: Carter Stone
Longest Cast: Hudson Abel
Age Group 9-12
Biggest Catch: Tanner Friend
Most Fish Caught: Carsten Hansen
Longest Cast: Tanner Friend
Winners received brand-new fishing poles and tackle boxes! But everyone who participated was a winner today, with those beautiful skies and nibbling fish.
For more information on other events hosted by the Moline Parks and Recreation Department, follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/molineparks.
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