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News in Salem

Published on Monday, April 17, 2017

Dates Set for 66th Annual Fishing Rodeo at Lake Spring

The City of Salem Parks & Recreation Department is once again ready to host the 66th annual Ernest “Pig” Robertson Fishing Rodeo at Lake Spring Park on the following dates:

Children Ages 3-8 – Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. - Noon                       
Children Ages 9-12 – Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. - Noon
(No Rain Dates for These Two Events)

Special Needs Children Day – Monday, April 24, 10 a.m. - Noon           
Nursing Home Patients Day – Wednesday, April 27, 10 a.m. - Noon
(Special Needs Rain Date is April 25 – Nursing Home Rain date is April 27) 

The City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department presents this free event and pre-registration is not required. The Salem Kiwanis Club, MedExpress Urgent and Scooter Darnell with Re/Max-Real Estate One are sponsoring this year’s fishing 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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