San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will welcome anglers to Oak Grove Regional Park for the 29th Annual Trout Bout on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.
Approximately 2,500 lbs. of Rainbow trout, including trophy-size, will be planted for the tournament. Kids 15 years of age and under fish free; however, a $5 fishing permit fee and valid CA. fishing license are required for those sixteen (16) years of age or over. A $6 vehicle-parking fee will also apply. All State Fish and Game laws apply. Participants must supply their own fishing equipment.
The Youth competition, open to youth age fifteen (15) years or younger, is for children to compete with other youths for the individual heaviest weight of one (1) trout caught by a child. Children compete individually in one of three age categories (eight and under, 9 to 12 and 13 to 15). Adult supervision is required.
The Adult competition, open to ages 16 & over, will measure the individual heaviest weight of one (1) trout caught by the contestant. Prizes will be awarded in all categories and participation is limited to one (1) type of competition. Park gates will be open at 6:15 a.m., registration closes at 10 a.m. and the last weigh-in is at 12:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded shortly thereafter.
Oak Grove Regional Park is located on Eight Mile Road and Interstate 5 in Stockton. For more information, call (209) 331-2050 or log onto www.mgzoo.com.