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News in Salem

Published on Thursday, April 18, 2019

Annual Fishing Rodeo On The Horizon

The City of Salem Parks & Recreation Department is all set to host the 68th annual Ernest “Pig” Robertson Fishing Rodeo at Lake Spring Park, located at the corner of West Main and Green Street. Here are this year’s Rodeo dates: 

Children Ages 3-8 Saturday, April 27 9 a.m. - Noon 
Children Ages 9-12 Saturday, May 4 9 a.m. - Noon 
(No Rain Dates for These Two Events)

Special Needs Children Day Monday, April 29 10 a.m. - Noon 
Nursing Home Patients Day Wednesday, May 1 10 a.m. - Noon 
(Special Needs Rain Date is April 30 – Nursing Home Rain Date is May 2) 

The City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department presents this free event and pre-registration is not required. The Salem Kiwanis Club, Scooter Darnell with Re/Max-Real Estate One and the Salem Red Sox are sponsoring this year’s rodeo. Many businesses in the community also have donated prizes and money to help make this event such a success in past years. The top angler will receive a trophy and prizes will be awarded throughout each day.

For additional information, call the Salem Parks and Recreation Department at 375-3057.

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