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2005 Kids Fishing Contest to be held on September 10th

(Clayton, NJ)- Gloucester County Freeholder Director Stephen M. Sweeney and Freeholder Frank J. DiMarco announced today that the county's 2005 Kids Fishing Contest will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Wilson Lake/ Scotland Run Park in Clayton. The contest is sponsored each year by Sportsmen's Outpost and Gloucester County Parks and Recreation.

The contest begins at 8:30am with final-weigh-in at 11:30am.

All children ages 18 and under are welcome to participate. There are three age divisions; 7 years and under; 8 to 13 years; and 14 to 18 years of age. Prizes will be awarded for the 1st and 2nd largest catches in each age group.

The rules are as follows:

    One rod and reel per person
    Bring your own bait
    Kids 16 and over must be licensed
    All state laws will be adhered to
    Final Weigh-in at 11:30 am

There will be boating and non-boating categories and the contest will be held rain or shine. Free registration will be held the morning of the contest. The return of uninjured fish is appreciated.

For more information call 856-881-0845.