KENTUCKY (6/14/13) – Among several excited Kids, there were also several anticipating parents and grandparents that were eager to watch the kids fish and possibly catch a fish to be eligible for a prize for the event last weekend at the Muhlenberg County, KY ‘Take a Kid Fishing’ Event.

Hundreds of local citizens made their way to the edge of the newly reconditioned Luzerne Lake in Greenville to take part in Take a Kid Fishing, which will be a yearly event each Spring!
 
A couple years ago, SurfKY Outdoors Columnist Randy Adams took to the great idea to organize a bluegill fishing tournament for kids, and he gathered several good friends that offered their time to bring a lot of help and volunteer to start off an event that now will be an annual event.
 
A huge thank you goes out to the City of Greenville, Judge Exec. Rick Newman, City Administrator Ben Van Hooser, Mayor Ed DeArmond, all the Committee Members and to all the sponsors in the community and all the volunteers that made this a huge success.
 
Finding that Luzerne Lake was the ideal location for this event, city officials are preparing to make a picnic pavilion park at the lake. Other improvements include utility poles with street lights near the entrance and a new boat ramp. Another concept currently being considered is that of a walking trail that will circle the lake, according to Greenville, KY Mayor Ed DeArmond.
 
Big Country would like to send a congratulations out to all the young kids that won a prize and also congratulations goes out to all the kids that took part in this historical event that will be remembered by hundreds.
 
Until next week...I’ll see you in the woods or on the water!!!! Outdoors with Big Country!!!!
 
FISH OF THE WEEK

 

FishoftheWeekCATFISHGIANTThis weeks "Fish of the Week" is certainly a Whopper of a Catfish taken by Rod N' Reel on the Ohio River and weighed 29 pounds, by the Henderson County Outdoors Woman of the Week! Jennifer Grisham is an Avid Fishing Angler and she Loves to Catch big Cats! Congratulations to Jennifer on a Great Catch by Rod N' Reel!!!


Big Country is currently featuring local anglers throughout the region in his Fish of the Week section. If you would like your catch to be featured in Randy’s column, send the photo to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
Randy Adams
Contact Randy at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Disclaimer: The content supplied by columnists and letters to the Editor on this site does not in any way, shape or form, implied or otherwise, necessarily express or suggest endorsement or support of any of such content, statement, or opinions therein. SurfKY News does not necessarily adhere to or endorse content provided by outside non-staff sources.

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,712.66
+34.43 (0.19%)    
2 S&P 2,061.02
+4.87 (0.24%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,891.22
+27.86 (0.57%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5418

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5218

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5035

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4954

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4169

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3922

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13276

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11497

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 27, 2015 5418

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 27, 2015 2361

MPD Searching for Man Accused of Nearly Running…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 2297

Family Loses Possessions, Dog in Sugg Street Fire

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1854

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 27, 2015 1527

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
March 27, 2015 1388

Rehabber Explains Her Mission; Efforts Filmed by…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 1216

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
March 27, 2015 1170

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 27,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 1003

Utility Tax Petition Signatures Put Choice before…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 1001

Work Continues on Madisonville's Downtown Plaza

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director