The event took place between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The catch and release fishing event was held for children up to 15 years of age.
Activities enjoyed included a short briefing on the rules and guidelines for the day’s activities, an educational packet containing information on tying a knot, baiting a hook, identification of fish, general fishing safety and the fishing derby with the assistance from members of Acadiana Sportsman League and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. First Aid stations were provided by members of the Rayne Volunteer Fire Department’s First Responder Team.
Prizes awarded at the culmination of the fishing tournament included: Adrienne Guidry, Hunky Guidry, Logan Roche, Dillian Romero, Evan Dauphine, Ethan Comeaux, Brody Mouton, Laykin Lasie, Tanner Bonin, Hudson Sooter, Alec Guidry, Holli Mire, Gavin Labauve, Hanna Henderson, Nicholas Venable and Dylan Romeo.
Awards were presented for largest fish and most fish caught in the categories of bass, bream, sacalait, and other.
A light lunch of hot dogs and cold drinks was provided with the assistance of the Rayne Lions Club.