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Kids Fishing Events

  • These listings are not-for-profit kids fishing events.
  • Some of the listings may be non-TWRA sponsored events.
  • The TWRA does not endorse the listed sponsoring organizations but rather provides this list as a public service.
  • If you would like to host an upcoming kids fishing event please fill out the online registration form found here.   

This information will be updated as new events are received or change, so check back frequently

TWRA Fishing Events
Saturday, October 09, 2021 | 10:00am

Carl Perkins Bass Classic Free Kids Fishing Rodeo

Decatur County Fairgrounds 1925 Hwy 641 South Parsons, TN Decatur County

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TWRA First Fish Award

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Congratulations, Your First Fish!

The First Fish Award is designed to commemorate that special moment in everybody's life-the landing of their first fish. The award recognizes this special moment with a frameable certificate identifying the angler, the fish caught, and other details of that moment. Size of the fish and age of the angler have no bearing, only that the fish is their first, and that it was caught in Tennessee.

How to Get Your First Fish Award?

There are two ways an angler can receive their first fish award. There is no charge for using either method.

Online: This method uses a pdf file which can be used to fill out and print a first fish award at home.

By Mail: If you would like to receive a first fish award by mail then simply fill out the online .pdf form provided here and return it to the TWRA Fisheries Management Division at the address on the form (instructions included). This award will be filled-out, printed, signed by the Chief of Fisheries, and mailed to the angler.


Get Your First Fish Award!
Get Your First Fish Award!