PurpleHull Pea Festival Kids' Fishing Derby
The 2011 PurpleHull Pea Festival
Kids' Fishing Derby will be Saturday, June
18, at Mullins' Pond on Hwy 79 on the north side of Emerson.
The 2011 Kids Fishing Derby application be available at the pond the
morning of the derby.
Everyone had a great time at the
2010 event except
the fish and the worms.
A big thanks to our 2009 sponsor,
Piney Woods Ford and Peek
Energy Services, both of
Also a huge thanks to Steve's Marine in Magnolia, and
Ark-La Outdoors on U.S. 371,
just north of the state line, near Springhill.
Once again, without our sponsors, we'd be up a creek without a fishing pole.
And a big thank you to the
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission for
providing some special fish to stock the pond prior to the event.
And we thank Arkansas Wildlife
Officers Joe Owen and Tom Pointfield for being in attendance and
monitoring the event.
also want to say a special thanks to former Emerson
Mayor Joe Mullins
and his wife Linda for graciously allowing
the festival the use of their pond.
It's hoped everyone who participated in the 2010 Kids' Fishing Derby
will return for the 2011 event. And, of course, we'd love to have new
participants as well.
you at the 2011 derby!
The joy of fishing was on display at the 2006 Purplehull Pea Festival
Kids' Fishing Derby.
fishin' gang at the 2006
PurpleHull Pea Festival Kids'
Fishing Derby, after a morning
of catching fish and prizes.