OPSO Youth Fishing Tournament Date Set

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Youth Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, September 17, 2022. Fishing will begin at 6:00 a.m. until the time of the weigh-in.  This is a free event and the tournament is open to all children ages 2 to 12 years old. Participants may fish any public or private waterway in Ouachita Parish. You do not need to report to the tournament headquarters before fishing.

Bring your biggest fish (any species) to the weigh-in which will begin at 10:00 a.m.

at the tournament headquarters at the Ouachita Parish Public Rifle Range, 357 Sheriff Richard Fewell Road in West Monroe. Along with weigh-ins, there will be free food, kid’s activities and door prizes for bicycles.

Awards for Biggest Fish in Each Category and door prize winners will be announced at 11:30 a.m. Participants do not have to catch a fish to be entered into the bike drawing but must check in at registration to be placed in the drawing.

Fishing poles and bait, courtesy of Armstrong Cricket Farm will be available at the tournament headquarters for those who need supplies.

The event will not be rescheduled due to rain.

Download the registration form and tournament rules by going to the link below:

Registration and Rules

Mail the completed registration form to:

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office

400 St. John St.

Monroe, LA  71201

Attn: Youth Fishing Tournament

For questions, contact Dy. Sharon Bacle at 318-410-2415 or email Sharon.bacle@opso.net