OPSO DARE Youth Fishing Tournament

The annual Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Youth Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013.

Fishing will begin at 7:00a until 11:00a and participants may fish any waterway within Ouachita Parish.

Weigh-ins will start at 11:00a at the tournament headquaters located at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Rifle Range (357 Richard Fewell Road West Monroe, LA). The awards ceremony will start at 12:30p.

Along with weigh-ins, there will be free food, youth activities and prize drawings. The event is open to all children ages 2 to 12 years old. Bait and fishing poles will be available at the tournament headquarters for those who need supplies.

• All participants must be registered before fishing
• No alcoholic beverages allowed during the tournament or at the weigh-in site
• All participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times
• All state and federal fishing and boating laws must be observed
• Adults may cast for the participants in the 2-6 year old division, but cannot hook or land the fish
• Bank and pier fishing are allowed
• Fish must be caught during tournament hours
• A maximum of 5 fish allowed at weigh-in
• No reckless operation of boats allowed
• No trapping devised allowed (example: nets, trot lines, yo-yos, etc.)

Download the registration form and mail to:

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office
Attn: DARE Youth Fishing Tournament
400 Saint John Street
Monroe, LA 71201