BREC’s Rainbow Trout fishing rodeo kicks off at 4 parks in EBR
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - BREC is catering to outdoor enthusiasts in East Baton Rouge Parish, just in time for the holidays!
BREC says there will be a tagged fishing rodeo for Rainbow Trout in four ponds across the parish until Jan. 3.
The following ponds were stocked with fish on Tuesday, Dec. 20:
|Zachary Community Park||20055 Old Scenic Hwy|
Zachary, La. 70791
|Palomino Drive Park||14100 Palomino Drive|
Central, La. 70739
|Forest Community Park||13900 South Harrell’s Ferry Rd.|
Baton Rouge, La. 70816
|Burbank Soccer Complex||12400 Burbank Dr.|
Baton Rouge, La. 70810
Here’s how the rodeo works; participants that catch a tagged fish anytime within the contest dates, Thursday, Dec. 22 to Jan. 3, will win a prize. There will be six tagged fish in all four of the stocked ponds for a total of twenty-four prizes. You have to take a picture of the fish and a picture of the number on the tag to win.
You can only win one prize and each tagged fish can only be claimed once.
Submit photos to email@example.com and BREC staff will arrange a prize pick-up time.
BREC asks that patrons fish only during park operating hours from sunrise to sunset, observe the four trout per person per day limit, avoid hand-netting fish and have a valid Louisiana Fishing License if required by age.
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