Area Youths Have Fun At Get Hooked On Fishing Event, Winners Announced

The event was hosted by Lawrenceburg Police.

Photo by Lawrenceburg Police Department.

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – The Lawrenceburg Police Department has announced the winners from its Get Hooked on Fishing event.

The event took place on Saturday at Ludlow Hill Park.

Youths aged 19 and under competed to see who could catch the largest catfish, bass, and panfish.

The winners are:

  • 8-year-old division: Boston Goodwin (20” bass), Tate Chipman (18” catfish), and Coen Ester (11” panfish).
  • Ages 9-14 division: Brett Allen and Dylan Bates (14” bass), Brock Gutherie (21” catfish), Jailynne McConnell and Drake Lee (9” panfish).
  • Ages 15-19 division: Tyler Abbott (12” bass, 17”catfish, 7” panfish).

Prizes for each age group included fishing poles, tackle, clothing, and gift cards.

Several of the prizes and bait were donated by Grandpa’s Live Bait in Milan. Lawrenceburg Police also received monetary donations from the Lawrenceburg Eagles, and Humanizing the Badge, a law enforcement and community outreach program.

More from Local News

Events

RCCF Announces Establishment of Jerald & Helen Jahnigen Scholarship

Graduating seniors with familial connection to the Versailles American Legion Post 173, Sons of American Legion may apply.

Ohio County Community Foundation Receives $300,000 Grant

The grant will assist OCCF with unrestricted endowment building.

Brooke Todd Resigns as Switzerland County Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

Todd led the Lady Pacers to three consecutive winning seasons.

Milan Senior Hits Hole in One at Belterra

Student Stringer Chloe Hunter caught up with Jacob Helton after he accomplished every golfers dream.

Local Sports Report - April 18, 2024

See stats and scorers for softball, baseball, golf, tennis and track & field.

On Air

Eagle Country 99.3 playing
Gary Allan - Right Where I Need To Be

Lee Brice One of Them Girls 10:45
Shelly West Jose Cuervo 10:42
Jelly Roll and Lainey Wilson Save Me 10:38
Charlie Rich The Most Beautiful Girl in the World 10:36