The Knights of Nemesis 13th Annual Hook a Kid on Fishing Rodeo is scheduled for June 16 and June 17, 2017. The rodeo has become a huge community event and Chairman Danny Fernandez expects this year’s event to be bigger than ever.
Entry fee is $30 for Adults which include the entry, a T-Shirt, Food and Drinks. Entry fee is $10 for children 12 and under that is entered with an Adult Entry and will include the entry, a fishing pole, fishing towel, t-shirt, ditty bag, food and drinks. The Fishing Poles, Fishing Towel, Ditty Bag and T-Shirt for the children entry is made possible by the support from our major sponsors, The Meraux Foundation, Chalmette Refining and Valero Refining. There is a non-fishing entry of $20 for the day of the event and will include food and drinks from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes in 8 categories for children. Adult prizes will be awarded 1st and 2nd in 8 categories.
Registration and fishing pole distribution opens at 10:00 a.m. on June 17th. Participants can launch anywhere with the weigh-in at Campo’s Marina parking lot, Shell Beach, La on Saturday, June 17 from noon to 3:00 p.m. sharp.
Sponsorships for this event are currently being solicited. For information call T-Boo Lanclos at (504) 940-4764, or Danny Fernandez at (504) 322-5526. Tickets can be picked up at: Picou-Fradella at 8331 Lafitte Ct in Chalmette or Campo’s Marina in Shell Beach.