Hooked On Old School Intrepid Fishing Team and Angler Armory are excited to bring you FishKids 2016! Sponsored by the City of Madeira Beach!
Hooked On Old School Fishing and Angler Armory will be teaming up with the Knights of Columbus – Fr. Lopez Council 5737 to run a first come first serve fishing tournament for up to 150 kids ages 7 & up from 11am to noon. The entry for the tournament will be an unwrapped toy and a non-perishable food item that will go towards a local food bank for the homeless and toys to less fortunate children for the holidays. Prizes will be awarded to the top anglers of the day. Sign up today for the tournament at www.ANGLERARMORY.com
FishKids 2016 will have vendors such as the Clearwater Marine Aquarium; get hands on and learn what it takes to help a stranded dolphin. Sea Bird Sanctuary will be onsite with some of their rescue birds. Intrepid Power Boats; learn about what goes into the construction of a boat from start to finish. The FishBrain Fishing App Prostaff can teach you many different knot tying techniques. Trophy Taker Outdoors and their Prostaff are bringing their mobile archery and bb gun range; learn from the pros on the proper technique and safety of shooting. American Tackle will be hosting a casting challenge; learn the proper way to sight, target and execute your cast. Ty Roth from Hooks by Ty will be showcasing both inshore and offshore kayaks and the best way to set them up for your targeted species of fish. The Southern Kingfish Association will have a booth to show some of the benefits of tournament fishing as a youth angler. Nachmans Native Seafood will be showing the proper way to filet and prep your catch to the dinner table. Dogfish Tackle Co. will be there showing the proper way to rig live bait and the uses for each type of rig.