MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Grab your tackle boxes and get ready to go fishing! The Macon Water Authority is hosting its annual Kids Fishing Derby this Saturday. Kris Hattaway stopped by 41 Today to tell us all about it.
The event is on Saturday, May 31 at Javors Lucas Lake. It is for children ages 3 to 16. Registration starts at 6:15 a.m. and fishing starts at 7 a.m. You don't need a fishing license for the event. You will need to bring your own poles and bait.
MWA hosts the Kids Fishing Derby every year to promote outdoor education and recreation, as well as public outreach in the protection of water resources.
For more information, visit www.maconwater.org.