Rose Reed won both the 1st place trophy as well a trophy for largest fish. She pretty much dominated this competition. – Cullman Senior Fishing Day 2016

Cullman Senior Fishing Day 2016

Cullman Senior Fishing Day 2016

The Cullman County Commission on Aging in conjunction with the City of Hanceville conducted the much anticipated annual Cullman Senior Fishing Day (aka Hanceville Senior Fish-0-Rama) on Friday, May 6th from 7:30 am until 11:00 am at Veterans Memorial Park in the City of Hanceville.

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This free event was under the expert guidance of Director Dusty Baker with the Cullman County Commission of Aging. There were free doors prizing and equally free lunch for every participant as well as a morning of fishing.

 

Cullman Senior Fishing Day 2016

Hanceville Mayor Kenneth Nail announced that the Veterans Memorial Park lake had been stocked with around 600 pounds of catfish less than two weeks ago, specifically for this and the recent children’s fishing event.

Prizes and winners announced at 11 am by Mayor Nail.

 

Cullman Senior Fishing Day 2016

In addition, there were a large number of celebrity guests in attendance such as Alabama House Representative Randall Shedd, Cullman County Commissioner Kerry Watson, Police Chief Bob Long, Fire Chief Rodger Green and Hanceville City Council member Charles Wilson (who also took the role of fiduciary fish weigher and score keeping officiant).

 

Cullman Senior Fishing Day 2016

Director Baker introduced the double trophy winner – Rose Reed – in this interview. Ms. Reed won both the 1st place trophy as well a trophy for largest fish. She pretty much dominated this competition. She explains her fishing secrets in this interview as well:

 

 

Cullman Senior Fishing Day 2016

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