Many parish kids enjoy EASL Children's Fishing Rodeo

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
The day's winners show off their trophies at the Children's Fishing Rodeo.

This past weekend was the 54th Annual East Ascension Sportsman League Children's Fishing Rodeo. It was held at Twin Lakes trailer park in Dutchtown.

More than 170 children participated. Free hot dogs, jambalaya and prizes were given to everyone that entered.

Cajun Livin N Cookin filmed the event, which will air in about three or four weeks.

Overall Winners: Biggest Fish – Caden Hughes with a 2.7 lb. catfish.

Most Fish (girls) – Mikaylah Bordelon with 54. Most Fish (boys) – Ayden Fatherree with 48

Age group 2-4: Biggest Fish – Miles Bowman with .33 lb.

Most Fish (girls) – Abbygail Lambert with 9. Most Fish (Boys) – Phoenix Townsend with 21

Age group 5-7: Biggest Fish – Cleore Billiot with .59 lb.

Most Fish (girls) – Lillian McClure with 53. Most Fish (boys) – Kace Poche with 40.

Age Group 8-10: Biggest Fish – DeShawn Hunt with 1.05 lb.

Most Fish (girls) – Emilee Kennison with 43. Most Fish (Boys) – Caleb Gautreau with 41.

Age group 11-14: Biggest Fish – Garrett Leeper with .73 lb.

Most Fish (girls) – Elizabeth Kennison with 31. Most Fish (boys) – Garrett Leeper with 29

  Bike Winners: girls – Olivia Hutchinson and Tiffany McCormick. Boys – Carson Dabadie and Jackson Peltier.