Saturday, January 26, 2008

26th Annual Pool Trout Fishout - Feb 8-10

The 26th Annual Pool Trout Fishout will take place February 8-10, 2008 at Southwood Hallaran Pool (a.k.a. Cindy Hallaran Pool at 1600 Rock Prairie Rd). The event is hosted by the College Station Parks and Recreation Aquatics Division and is a great opportunity for kids and beginners to learn about trout fishing.

There is a $3 entry fee for everyone ages 3 and up. Anglers can bring their own tackle or rent fishing rods for $2 each. Fish will bite on corn, cheese, worms or lures. Please do not use liver, parts of chicken or hot dogs!

The bag limit is five fish per individual. There is an additional $1.50 charge for each fish over the limit.

The pool will be stocked with 1000 lbs. of trout and prizes will be awarded for catching tagged fish.

The schedule is as follows:

Friday, February 8th
6 am - 4 pm: General Public
4 pm - 6 pm: Children 10 years and under
6 pm - 8 pm: General Public

Saturday, February 9th
7 am - 9 am: General Public
9 am - 12 pm: Children 10 years and under
12:30 pm* - 7 pm: General Public

There will be a thirty minute break from 12 pm to 12:30 pm to clean the pool and all patrons will be asked to exit the facility at this time. Any person re-entering the pool for the next session will be required to re-pay the entry fee.

Sunday, February 10th
12 pm - 3 pm: Children 10 years and under
3 pm - 5 pm: General Public

For more information, or to ask about special services (in compliance with ADA), call: Parks & Recreation (979)764-3540 or Southwood Pool (979)764-3787.

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