fish14422282815 8e0cd37758 zCane Morris displaying the 28 inch catfish that won him a bike

GREENVILLE, Ky.(6/14/14) — The fish were biting at Luzerne lake Saturday as the annual Take a Kid Fishing Day took place.  

Tommy Barton, director of Muhlenberg County Parks and Recreation, estimated the crowd at the park between 400 to 500 attendees.  The crowd sported a lot of happy children enjoying the day with their families.  

Since prizes were given away for both the smallest and largest fish, children were excited with any catch they made.  

Five-year-old Baxter Love, after catching a 15 inch and 18 inch catfish said, "Fishing is awesome."  

Just a few feet away 4-year-old Jaxon Blunt explained that, "You can't eat the worms because they’re for the fish."  

It took a lot of people to put on the event with Atmos Energy supplying free food for everyone  while First Kentucky Bank supplied the bicycles for prizes.  The addition of a mobile food cart insured that everyone could share in the food without leaving their fishing spot.  

The 4-H Club supplied a mule team and wagon for children to ride on.  

The winners of the fishing contest were as follows:

In the 3-5 year olds: Lea Suttle, longest fish; Derrick West, smallest fish; and, Asher Plumber, most fish caught.

In the 6-8 year olds: Brooklin Wise, longest fish; Dawson Heimer, smallest fish; Isabella Oneil, most fish caught.

In the 9-11 year olds: Brooklyn Ewing, longest fish;  C.J. Kyle and Savannah Ward (tie), smallest fish; and, Justin Dockery, most fish caught.

In the 12-15 year olds: Cane Morris, largest fish; Alex Sorrels, smallest fish; and, Joseph Dockery, most fish caught.

Trouble viewing slideshow - click here.

Charles Riley
SurfKY News Reporter
SurfKY News Photos/Charles Riley

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10897

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6070

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5004

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4522

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4125

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 15732

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10897

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 28, 2015 1423

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1264

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1059

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 919

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 28, 2015 853

Rep. Montell Proposes Bill to Stop Sweeping of…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 749

UK Part of First Study on Marijuana Compound…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 655

Kentucky High School Football Schedule

by Steve LeMaster
August 28, 2015 647

Rep. Gooch, Others Argue against Burden Caused by…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 624

TVA Seeks Input on Study for Closing Coal Ash…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 611

Two-Vehicle Accident Results in Possible Injuries

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News