Image 1: Boat Division - Junior Anglers
Largemouth Bass Category -- 1st place Hayden Townsend and 2nd place Camryn Layfield
Image 2: Shore Division – Little Anglers
White Perch/Bream -- 1st place Abby Campbell, 2nd place Jar’Lai’jah Jefferson, and 3rd place Anna Young
LDWF hosts Family Fish Fest at Ivan Lake
LDWF hosted a Family Fish Fest at Ivan Lake in Cotton Valley on September 10, 2016. Fisheries staff, US Army Corps of Engineers, local Fire Department, Stubborn Hicks Fishing Lures and LDWF volunteers all worked together to offer nearly 200 anglers and family members a fishing competition and numerous educational fishing activities.
Winners in the Shore Division include Little Angler White Perch/Bream, 1st Abby Campbell, 2nd Jar’Lai’jah Jefferson, 3rd Anna Young Junior Angler Largemouth Bass1st Javier Johnson, 2nd Cody Carson Junior Angler White Perch/Bream 1st Cody Carson, 2nd Saraya Morgan, 3rd Amber Sullivan Junior Angler Other 1st Cody Carson Adult Angler White Perch/Bream 1st Amie Carson, 2nd Anthony Thompson, 3rd Olivia Hardin Adult Angler Other Mark Hicks, 2nd Delton Nail. Winners in the Boat Division include Little Angler White Perch/Bream, 1st Jaxson Barnard, 2nd Jacob Barnard, 3rd Mason Shipp Little Angler Largemouth Bass 1st Trevor Brown Little Angler Other 1st Jameson Butts Junior Angler Largemouth Bass1st Hayden Townsend, 2nd Camryn Layfield Junior Angler White Perch/Bream 1st Wesley Alexander 2nd Hayden Townsend Junior Angler Other 1st Kody Beshea Adult Angler White Perch/Bream 1st Toby Sinclair, 2nd Sherman Sinclair, 3rd Sandy Kimmel Adult Angler Largemouth Bass 1st Allen Kimmel 2nd Shaun Weems
Family Fish Fest is hosted in conjunction with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation. The LWFF was formed to provide a means for individuals and corporations to become partners with the Department and Commission in the challenge of conserving Louisiana’s wildlife and fisheries resources.
The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana’s abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us at www.wlf.la.gov, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ldwffb or follow us on Twitter @LDWF.