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City of Bartlett Children's Fishing Rodeo

June 12, 2021, from 6:00 am to 9:00 am


June 12, 2021

6:00 am to 9:00 am


Appling Lake (Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center) 3663 Appling Road Bartlett, TN Shelby County


Date: Jun 12, 2021
Time: 06:00 AM -  09:00 AM

Acreage: 14
GPS Coordinates: 35.22497 - 89.80935

Event/Location Details:   Do your children like to fish? The City of Bartlett is once again hosting the Children’s Fishing Rodeo for ages 12 and under at Appling Lake in the Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center located at Highway 70 & Appling Road in Bartlett.

This is a great way to kick off the summer with your children. There will be prizes awarded in three age categories; 6 and under, 7 to 9, and 10 to 12 with one overall Grand Prize Winner.

So bring your fishing pole and get ready to catch a lot of fish!

This is a FREE event but you must register before fishing. Starting on June 1, you can pre-register at Gator Brown’s Bait & Tackle located at 6816 Highway 70 in Bartlett, (336-9699) or at the event the day of the rodeo.

Due to COVID regulations in Shelby County mask and social distancing are required when you are not fishing in your area.

For more information on this fun event, send an email to Community Relations.

This is a CATFISH Rodeo. (the lake will be stocked with catfish prior to the rodeo)  Appling Lake will be closed from Tuesday, June 1, until after the completion of the rodeo on June 12. NO FISHING is allowed at Appling Lake during this time! The lake will open to the public after the fishing rodeo.

This is a rain or shine event. There is no rain date for the event. In the case of dangerous weather, the event will be canceled.

Number Expected: 300
Ages: 2 - 12

Host Organization Contact Information
Contact Name: Debbie Gelineau, Director of Community Relations
Organization: City of Bartlett
Other Partners And/Or Sponsors: TWRA, Gator Brown Bait & Tackle and City of Bartlett
(901) 385-5589

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