The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office will be hosting a free kids fishing derby for all SWLA residents next weekend.

Photo by Les Anderson on Unsplash
Photo by Les Anderson on Unsplash
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The annual event put on by the CPSO's Youth/DARE division will be held in two weeks in Lake Charles.

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So grab your poles, baits, favorite fishing partner, and get ready for tons of family fun.

CPSO 2022 Youth Fishing Derby:

  • When: Sunday, March 19
  • Time: 7:00am to 10:00am
  • Where: CPSO farm pond - 5400 E. Broad St. in Lake Charles
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Paul Laliberte-Thinkstock
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Refreshments will be provided by the CPSO and the first 100 participants will get a free fishing derby t-shirt. Participants are also asked to bring their own poles, baits, coolers, and chairs.

For more details, call 337-936-1746.

I wouldn't recommend this, because I don't think it ever worked, but when I was a kid and my family went to Toledo Bend for the weekend, I thought that crumbling up oatmeal cookie pies in the water would attract the fish. Needless to say, I didn't catch many fish.

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