Children's Fishing Rodeo

2018 Children's Fishing Rodeo

Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018
6:00 - 9 a.m.
Do your children like to fish? The City of Bartlett is once again hosting the Children’s Fishing Rodeo for ages 12 and under at Appling Lake in the Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center located at Hwy 70 & Appling Road in Bartlett. This is a great way to kick-off the summer with your children. There will be prizes awarded in three age categories; 6 and under, 7-9 and 10-12 with one overall Grand Prize Winner. So bring your fishing pole and get ready to catch a lot of fish! This is a FREE event but you must register before fishing. Starting May 29, you can pre-register at Gator Brown’s Bait & Tackle located at 6816 Hwy 70 in Bartlett, (336-9699) or at the event the day of the rodeo. 
  • For more information on this fun event send us an email.
Appling Lake will be closed from June 4 until after the rodeo on June 9. NO fishing is allowed during this time! 
The lake will be open after the fishing rodeo. 

Children's 2017 Fishing Rodeo Winners

Overall Winners

Heaviest String of Fish:     

  • Holden Todd - Weight: 37.9 lbs - age group 7-0
Biggest Fish:    
  • Emma Pace - Weight: 5.2 lbs - age group 10-12 

Age Group 6 & Under

Heaviest String of Fish:  Ella Anderson - Weight: 31.3 lbs     

Biggest (heaviest) Fish:  Rilay Hamlin - Weight: 4.2 lbs  
Most Fish Caught:  Ella Anderson 
Total: 19

Age Group 7-9

Heaviest String of Fish:   Emily Tobias        
Weight:  15,7 lbs

Biggest (heaviest) Fish:   Holden Todd       
Weight:  5.1 lbs
Most Fish Caught: Holden Todd           
Total: 23 

Age Group  10-12

Heaviest String of Fish:   Bryan Kelley         
Weight: 15.7 lbs

Biggest (heaviest) Fish:  Bryan Kelley           
Weight:  4.6 lbs

Most fish Caught:  Bryan Kelley       
Total:  11


A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors

  • Gator Brown Bait & Tackle
  • TN Wildlife Resource 
  • Strike King  Lure Company