Sunday, September 24, 2017

LDWF adds new pond to Get Out and Fish!

The Get Out and Fish! program of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries seeks to increase participation by providing quality fishing and recruit new anglers. The program has added several ponds statewide to the program. The latest is Purple Heart Memorial Park in Ragley, at the intersection of highways 171 and 190. On Saturday, October 21st, LDWF will hold a tournament at the park. Time is 7:00am to 11:00am, with lunch and awards following. Prior to the event, 800 pounds of channel catfish will be stocked into the pond. Categories include Little Angler, Junior Angler and Adult Angler. Entry is free. The first 100 youth registrants (15 and under) will receive a goody bag. For more info, go to