Altamont Lions Club Fishing Rodeo Set For June 7

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Published on May 22 2014 9:46 am
Last Updated on May 22 2014 9:46 am
Written by Millie Lange

The Altamont Lions Club will be hosting a Fishing Rodeo Saturday, June 7 at Mathias Lake, two miles east of Altamont on Illinois Route 40.

Children through the age of 14 are invited to participate from 8 a.m. until noon. No fishing permits are needed. This is the observation of Illinois Free Fishing Days in conjunctin with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Divison of Fisheries.

The IDNR and many volunteers will help out on this day of fun and games and a free lunch. An adult must accompany children nine years of age and under. Things your children need to bring are suntan lotion, fishing gear and bait, sunglasses, lawn chairs and rain gear, if necessary. If you do not have fishing gear, there will be some poles available and bait provided.

Registration begins at 8 a.m.