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QCScene at Moline’s Youth Fishing Challenge

June 8th, 2019

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... Read More

Scott County Kids Cast Your Lines at This Free Clinic!

June 7th, 2019

Hey Scott County residents, do your kids like to fish? Join Scott County, Iowa Conservation for their Kids Free Fishing Clinic this Saturday Jun 8 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at West Lake Park (14910 110th Ave Davenport)! Enter West Lake Park Gate #1 and meet at the Rolling Hills Shelter. This free, family-friendly event is open to all Scott County residents in grades K-6th. Children under 9 years old MUST have an adult present. All poles and tackle will be provided! And all participants will receive a free gift and a Certificate. Classes include: Fish ID, fish care & cleaning, casting techniques,... Read More

Saddle Up for this Free Fishing Rodeo!

May 30th, 2019

Hang onto those reins! There’s a Fishing Rodeo comin’ to town! The Moline Conservation Club and Crime Stoppers are proud to present a FREE FISHING RODEO! The Fishing Rodeo will take place this Saturday Jun 1 from 7 – 11 a.m. at Riverside Park (3300 5th Avenue Moline). Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the fishing starts at 8 a.m. Kids ages 5-15 are invited to enjoy some fishing, with an opportunity to win “Biggest Fish” prizes. Prizes will be awarded in both girls’ and boys’ divisions. A complimentary lunch with be served, as well. Bring your tackle, bait and fishing poles for a fun-filled... Read More

Cast Your Line at the 2nd Annual Youth Fishing Derby

May 15th, 2019

Looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday morning, alongside some local heroes? The East Moline Police Department will be hosting their 2nd Annual Youth Fishing Derby this Saturday May 18 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Lower Butterworth Park (1800 Archer Drive East Moline). Registration will take place Saturday morning at Butterworth Park, beginning at 9 a.m. This event is open to the first 100 entries (ages 5-15), so get there early! In addition to the rare opportunity to fish alongside some of East Moline’s finest, participants will receive a free youth entry gift. There will also be raffle... Read More

Let’s Stop Fishing For Reasons To Hate On Catfish Guy

April 10th, 2019

“How can you be making a celebrity out of a criminal!” “He broke the law! How can he be a hero?” “You should be ashamed of yourselves for giving fame to a law-breaker!” These are some of the messages I’ve gotten this week from, well, all of three people. And no, they’re not about Batman. Those have finally died down, especially after he helped stop the Joker from blowing up the Rock Island County Courthouse. Or at least got a temporary injunction. Rather, the flood of Batman emails has subsided in lieu of those complaints about Catfish Guy. Yes, QC Catfish Guy. A.k.a. Pete Robinson. A.k.a.... Read More

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