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2006 Goose Creek Fishing Rodeo














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DNR biologist Same Chappelear commented on the day's events, "The rodeo was a big success. The excitement on the faces of the kids who caught their first fish was indescribable."

Educational exhibits were also on display supporting the youth fishing day including SC Reel Kids, Take One Make One, Wildlife Management Division of DNR, Marine Resources Division of DNR, Archery in schools program, and Just Say No to Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

Prizes were awarded to youth anglers and included rod and reel combinations, tackle boxes, hats, t-shirts and fishing lures.

DNR thanks the following for their support of the Goose Creek Youth Fishing Rodeo: Goose Creek Rotary Club, Goose Creek City Council, Goose Creek Mayor Michael J. Heitzler, City of Goose Creek, City Administrator Dennis Harmon, Berkeley County Legislative Delegation, Alcoa, Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union, Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund, Bass Pro Shops, Santee Cooper, Handy Stop, Home Telephone, Berkeley Electric Cooperation, Berkeley Soil & Water Conservation District, Southcoast Community Bank, Thomas M. Evans, Wal-Mart, Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Central True Value, Wonder Works, Moncks Corner Video, Farmers and Merchants Bank, Santee Bait Distributors and Thomas Edwards.

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