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Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament Returns June 11

May 24, 2016 | press release from Land Between The Lakes

The 39th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament will be hosted by Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area on Saturday, June 11th at Honker Lake, off Forest Service Road 138 near Woodlands Nature Station. Registration for the free tournament is from 8-9am; fishing is from 9am until 12pm. Prizes will be awarded for the heaviest string of fish.

Kentucky Lake Bass Club and the Knights of Columbus of Aurora will sponsor the tournament. This tournament develops the fishing skills of children and adults who are physically or mentally challenged.

"This is a fun day for volunteers, parents, caregivers, and especially the anglers," commented Cathy Goode with Kentucky Lake Bass Club. "We encourage everyone to come out and enjoy this special event!"

Pre-registration is encouraged to ensure adequate supplies of poles and bait are on-hand. Call 270-924-2046 to pre-register or for more information. A registration form can be found online at

http://www.landbetweenthelakes.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/2016SpecialPopulationFishing.pdf.

Directions can be found via Google Maps using this link: to Forest Service Road 138.


Geese in Flight
Photo by Murray Blake

These Canadian geese are just beginning their yearly migration south to avoid the long, cold winter. They will return in spring to the welcoming waterways of the Kentucky Lakes Area.