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Fishing derby set
August 08, 2013
GROSSE POINTE FARMS AND CITY — The 65th annual Grosse Pointe Farms and City Family Fishing Rodeo is Saturday, Aug. 10, at Farms Pier Park on Lakeshore at the foot of Moross.
Founded in 1948, the rodeo is for Farms and City residents ages 17 and under.
Admission is free. Prizes are awarded each entrant, whether they catch a fish or not.
The schedule is:
8 to 9 a.m.: Registration and free breakfast of doughnuts, juice and coffee.
9 to 10 a.m.: Fishing competition.
10 a.m.: Free lunch of hot dogs, chips and pop.
10:30 a.m.: Awards ceremony, free prizes for all, free mountain bike raffle and drawings of prizes for parents.
Contestants provide their own fishing poles.
Prizes and trophies are awarded to catchers of the first fish, largest fish and largest game fish.
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