19th Annual Kids Fishing Day Set For June 7th At Yesness Pond
The Community Recreation Foundation will be hosting the 19th Annual Kids Fishing Day, Saturday, June 7th from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Yesness Pond located at 4100 SW Wyoming Boulevard. This free event is for kids age 14 and under, accompanied by their parents. Due to the popularity of this event and limited space, families with last names beginning with the letter N through Z fish from 9 am to 12:00 pm and families with last names beginning with the letter A through M fish from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Registration begins at event start time. There will be goody bags for all fishing participants - no one leaves empty-handed!
Prior to the start of the Fishing Day, Yesness Pond will be stocked with over 1500 catchable sized trout. If possible, participants should bring their own poles and lures/bait. North Platte Walleyes Unlimited Club will have a limited number of fishing poles at the event for those in need of gear and Sportsman’s Warehouse and Wyoming Fly Casters will supply bait and flies. A special donation comes in memory of Julia Barham.
Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions. Parking spaces are limited; overflow parking can be found at Crest Hill Elementary School located at 4445 S. Poplar. The Fishing Day is sponsored by the Community Recreation Foundation, in cooperation with, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, North Platte Walleyes Unlimited Fishing Club, Wyoming Fly Casters Club, Schwan’s Foods, and Sportsman’s Warehouse.