Today was Free Fish Saturday, meaning in the State of Tennessee you can fish without a fishing license.
So theTWRA and Knox County joined together to offer a community event at The Cove at Concord Park. The TN Valley Sportsman's Club provided lunch of hot dog, chips and water. Many local businesses like Academy, Gander Mountain and others provided door prizes.
Here are the sights from a great event.
|Parents and kids checked in the gazebo for a TWRA packet, a ticket for door prizes and a borrowed rod and reel for any child needing one.|
|Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett helped a lady reel in a ............|
|they reeled in a Catfish|
|The TN Valley Sportsman Club hosted and provided lunch of hot dogs, chips and water. Mayor Burchett thanking a member of the club for their hospitality.|
|Mayor Burchett talking with another of the many volunteer organizers.|
|Mayor Burchett talking with WBIR about the event and the venue, The Cove at Concord Park located in deep Southwest Knox County.|
|Mayor Burchett thanking the guys that keep the Knox County Parks in Southwest Knox County, clean, safe and enjoyable.|
|The door prizes are getting ready to be drawn, a few young folks were checking out the loot.|
|Mayor Burchett meeting a new constituent and assuring him that his public education will make him a leader. But iPad's will likely be replaced with the "Next Big Thing."|