The Official KidFish event, sponsored by El Castillo, was held Saturday, May 11. Despite the drowsy, rainy weather, over 100 kids showed up with fishing rods and tackle boxes in hand to compete for their chance at qualifying for the KidFish Classic Tournament in June.
“We were so suprised at the turnout. It was a huge success,” said Clarissa Rodriguez of El Castillo.
The family owned restaurant wishes to extend a big “Thank You” to the following sponsors: MBA Group, Las Comadres, Temper Services, the Breier Family, FinAddict Angler Foundation, Price Chevrolet, Atascosa Materials, Atascosa Garden Market, Germania Insurance, R&B Printing, Cafe Chris, K&C Hose and Supply, H-E-B, Sun Loan, JR’s BBQ & More, City of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Express.
They also wish to thank Shimano Penn of FinAddict for helping kids get their fishing rods ready.
“Our duck hunt was also a success. We were able to give out a prize to every kid who registered to participate plus send the left over prizes to the Classic Tournament.”
Winners and qualifiers for the Classic were, Rhylynn Rae Rodriguez, AJ Martinez, Zanella Herrera, Anaya Herrera, Jesse Holman, Hailey Breier, Emily Breier and Kylie Breier. The Classic Tournament will take place on June 14-15 at Lonesome Dove Ranch in Corpus Christi.