Hickman Fishing Rodeo draws near 50 participants

June 07, 2021

Hickman Recreation Tourism Convention Commission (HRTCC) sponsored a Fishing Rodeo for ages 0 – 15 years June 5, at Hamby Pond, outside of Hickman. There were 48 kids to sign up, catching 336 fish for a total of 60 pounds.

In the 0 – 5 years age category for girls, Emma Wilson won the smallest fish with her 4-5/8” catch, biggest fish with 7.50”; and most weight 1.6 pounds.

Boys 0 – 5, Bryson Somerfield won smallest fish at 4-5/8”; Thomas Ells won the biggest fish with his 9” catch; and Burkley Coffey won most weight with 2.4 pounds.

The 6 – 10 years girls Sadie Mathis won the smallest fish with 5-1/8”; Charli Vowell, biggest fish at 8.50”, and most weight at 3.2 pounds.

Hunter Thorpe won the smallest fish in the boys 6-10 years, with his 3-4/8” catch; Aden Burkeen won biggest fish with his 9-5/8” catch; and Creed Parker caught the weight at 3.6 pounds.

Earning recognition in the 11-15 years group for the girls was Kylie Hurt, smallest fish at 5”; Zoie Somerfield, biggest fish at 7 inches, and most weight.

The Boys smallest fish was caught by Collin Goodson at 2-3/4”; Colton Vowell, biggest fish at 9-1/4”; and Tristan Parker with the most weight at 3.6 pounds.

The Fulton County High School Bass Club attended and helped where needed. Members present were Logan Johnson, Remington Stewart, Tommy Thomas, Carson Parker, Will Jackson, and Caden Wood, Will Jackson’s cousin from North Carolina. Coaches lending a hand where needed were Wes Moore and Will Greer.

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