Pro-Anglers Cast For Rogers Elmwood Kids

Posted: May 10, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Mary Hadley WIlliams, an Elmwood Middle School eighth-grader, casts into Lake Atalanta on Friday in Rogers. A group of eighth-graders from the Rogers school came to the park and received fishing lessons from professional angler Randy Howell as part of Casting Kids, a program sponsored by Bass Anglers Sportsman Society and Walmart.

ROGERS -- Emma Theoldore, an eighth-grader at Elmwood Middle School, said she wants to fish professionally.

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Bassmaster Casting Kids

A Casting Kids event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon today at Walmart, 4208 Pleasant Crossing Blvd., Rogers. Bassmaster champions Randy Howell and Chris Lane and pros Fletcher Shryock and Charlie Hartley will be at the store with Jerry McKinnis, Bass co-owner and former host of ESPN’s “The Fishin’ Hole.” The pros will be teaching kids to cast and showcasing their boats in the event sponsored by Bass Anglers Sportsman Society and Walmart.

Source: Staff Report

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