Kid Fish

2023 Kid Fish Tournament
January 21st 9am to noon. Free to enter, ages 1 to 16. Children must be accompanied by adult. Bring your own fishing gear. 
Blue with Fishes Engagement Announcement (2)

January 21st, 2022

Fact Sheet

When:  Saturday January 21, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where:  Lakeside Park – 4800 Pearl St.  Nacogdoches, TX 65965     

 Who: Kids ages 1-16 years old

 What:  700-800 rainbow trout will be stocked in the Lakeside Park Pond

 Cost:  FREE

 Divisions: Ages 1-8, and ages 9-16

 Prizes (per division): Largest Trout, Smallest Trout, Heaviest string (total of 5 fish combined), and Largest fish – any species (both divisions combined)

 Expected attendance:  200-500 kids and adults

 Other Info:

  • Bring your own fishing gear
  • Bring your own bait 
  • Youth must be accompanied by an adult 
  • Deep hooked fish must be kept; please do not place any dead fish back in the pond
  • No fishing license needed during the hours the Kid Fish.  However, a license will be needed to fish Lakeside Park after the event is over.

Congratulations to our Kid Fish 2023 Winners! 

Age Division 1-8

First Fish Caught by a Girl: Hannah Hutchison

First Fish Caught by a Boy: Jasper Ellis

Largest Catch: John Marc

Smallest Catch: Dylan Stanford

Heaviest Stringer (5 trout): Taisleigh Talavera

Age Division 9-16

First Fish Caught by a Girl: Mackayla Otwell

First Fish Caught by a Boy: Jasyn Hutchison

Largest Catch: Tidus Atwood

Smallest Catch: Hunter Stegint

Heaviest Stringer (5 trout): Nicolas Fisher