Young anglers participate in annual Fishing Rodeo


LOXLEY, Alabama -- Nearly 100 anglers descended on Dean Black Pond in Loxley on May 12 for the annual Loxley Optimist Club’s annual Youth Fishing Rodeo. Of those, 46 boys and girls ages 13 and under registered for the event. Trophies were handed out to all the young participants, divided by age group and special awards were given for the most fish caught and the largest fish caught. All fish caught were released back into the pond. Door prizes and lunch were provided by the Optimist Club.