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GEAUX Fish in Stocked BREC Ponds this October

  • 5511 Winbourne Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70805
  • Howell Park, a BREC Facility
  • October 10, 2020 - November 15, 2020
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • 225)2729200 Extension: 1567
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GEAUX Fish with BREC at Several Lakes & Ponds

BREC’s Conservation department invites you to Geaux Fish in their stocked ponds this October. Beginning Oct. 10, 2020 Howell Community Park Pond, Perkins Community Park Pond and Palomino Park Pond will be freshly stocked with channel catfish.

Due to Covid-19, BREC will not host its traditional one-day event based fishing rodeo, but will host two contests to encourage local fishing.

The FIRST CONTEST inspires practiced and new anglers to hone their craft by catching a “tagged” fish. There will be 14-tagged fish total in the three stocked ponds. ants can only win one prize and each tagged fish can only be claimed once. This contest will run at the start of the stocking Oct. 10 to Oct. 31, 2020  Participants are to submit photos to conservation@brec.org.

Tag contest will competition starts on October 10, and will run until either all tags are caught or October 31, 2020 

The SECOND CONTEST is for all ages and skill levels and encourages those visiting BREC ponds to take pictures of themselves enjoying the sport; whether you catch anything or not! T Photogenic fishermen and families may submit their photo to conservation@brec.org

The photo contest will run Oct. 10 to Nov. 15, 2020

For more information, visit brec.org/geauxfish or contact Kenneth LeCroy at conservation@brec.org or 225-272-9200 ext. 1567.

*Please not the 2 different contests have 2 different end dates.  This event is being hosted in 3 different BREC Park locations:

  • Howell Community Park Pond  | 5509 Winbourne Avenue  |Baton Rouge, LA 70805
  • Perkins Community Park Pond   | 7122 Perkins Road  |  Baton Rouge, LA 70808
  • Palomino Park Pond  | 14100 Palomino Drive  |  Central, LA 70739

 

 

 
* Many events in Baton Rouge have been proactively postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19. For the most up-to-date event information, please check with the specific event's website or social media pages.