Morning of fishing and fun at Lamar Dixon this Saturday

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

This Saturday at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center Pond in Gonzales, the Ascension Fair Association will be hosting a free morning of fishing and fun for kids 6 and over (parents and guardians must be present).

Free lunch will be provided. Participants can register by visiting the Ascension Fair Association website at You can also contact Anthony Christy at 715-1952, Gloria Burns at 939-6861 and Richard Brown at 571-1021 for more information.

The event is also seeking volunteers to help out.

For Saturday, parents are required to come along. Bringing cameras and taking as many pictures as possible is encouraged.

All participants will need to bring their own rods, reels and bait.

Check-in will begin at 7:45 a.m. at the registration table. There, you will receive a fishing bracelet. The event will officially start at 8 a.m. and end at noon.

You're encouraged to bring a lounge chair, sunglasses, sunscreen and rubber-soled shoes.

A light lunch will be provided to each participant, and families are encouraged to bring water and snacks.