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May162019

Junior Fishing Tournament At Caleb Smith Preserve

Junior Fishing Tourney at Caleb Smith Preserve

The 17th Annual Junior Angler Fishing Tournament, sponsored by the Friends of Caleb Smith Preserve, will take place on Saturday, June 8 at Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, West Jericho Turnpike (Route 25) in Smithtown. There will be two groups fishing: ages 5 - 8 from 9 - 10:30 a.m.; and ages 9 -12 from 1-3 p.m. at the catch-and-release event. Trophies will be awarded in three categories at each session. 

udge Peter Paquette measures one of the 17 fish that Ryan Green caught to win a prize for most fish caught in the morning session last year. For the second year, a special presentation of a new fishing rod and tackle box will be awarded in honor of the late Tom Troccoli of Smithtown, who enjoyed fishing and accompanied his young grandson Joseph at several junior angler tournaments.The presentation will be awarded at the close of the tournament through a drawing of names of those registered in the afternoon session.

Anthony Giambone, 9, with his dad Will at last year’s tournament.Those interested in participating in the tournament must register by Saturday, June 1. Anglers under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $10 per entry for anglers of Friends members; $15 for anglers of non-members. The entry fee includes bait, tackle, junior angler tee shirts and refreshments. There will also be goody bags for all participants.Fishing rods are available if required. 

For more information call the Preserve office at (631) 265-1054, Wednesday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; or Tom Tokosh at (631) 979-3371. 2019 Flier-JrAnglerTournmt-2_ (1).pdf

Visit www.friendsofcalebsmith.org for information about Friends activities, and events.