UPDATE: The Youth Fishing Rodeo has been postponed because of the potential for thunderstorms. It has tentatively rescheduled for September 19 during Fall Fest.
by Lisa Tome
Children and teens will have a chance to get up close and personal with some of the Bassmaster Elite.
The Elkton Chamber/Alliance presents the Town of Elkton Youth Fishing Rodeo on Tuesday, August 11 at noon. The event, for children ages 4-15, will be held at Howards Pond just east of downtown Elkton.
This event is being held in cooperation with the Maryland Bass Nation. They will be in the county for the Bassmaster Elite which is set for August 13-16. Those anglers attending are requested to bring their own, rod and reels, if available. Bait and some tackle will be available.
Those from the Maryland Bass Nation will provide assistance and fishing tips. There will also be booths and displays. Advance registration is requested. Register by calling the Elkton Chamber/Alliance at 410-398-5076.