Kids participate in annual RiverFest fishing tournament
— The annual RiverFest Kid’s Fishing Tournament took place on Saturday at the town wharf.
RiverFest, now in its 13th straight year, was once an annual event in town. Though the festival no longer takes place, the fishing tournament still does to the delight of young participants.
The tournament began at 9 a.m. and lunch and was followed by awards at the Veteran’s Park Pavilion. The event is
sponsored by the Northern Bay chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportsfishing Association.
Kids age 4 to 16 can participate in one of the three age groups. The top three winners in the 4 to 8 year old group were Finn Walker, Jodee Saldutti and Shane Smith.
In the 9 to 11 year old group, the top three were Joseph Holbrook, Kamren Collins and Chris Marks and in the 11 to 16 year old group, the top three were Sam Mistler, Nick Capano and Chase Reese.
Sam Mistler, Nick Capano and Chase Reese were the top three anglers in the 11 to 14 year old group at the RiverFest Fishing Tournament.