Hundreds of kids came out Saturday to dip a line into the Old Brazos River for the 10th annual Take-A-Child Fishing tournament presented by Port Freeport.
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Zenovia May, 5, carries a basket full of fish up to the weighing station. Zenovia caught 29 fish and said catching that many fish was not hard.
Children and their parents line the banks of the Old Brazos River during Saturday’s event.
Fabian Luna, 11, admires a flounder he caught Saturday as he waits in line to have the fish weighed.
Fallon Harris, 7, fishes from the rocks on the bank of the Old Brazos River alongside her mom, Reva.
Jason Kirkpatrick, 9, sticks a shrimp on his hook Saturday while participating in the Take-A-Child Fishing tournament. Shown in the background is Jason’s dad, Jason.
Four-year-old Chad Lewellen scrunches up his nose as he tries to reel in his line Saturday during the Take-A-Child Fishing tournament in Freeport. Chad had just reeled in a large black drum and was hoping for another. Unfortunately, he didn’t have a bite this time — his line was stuck on a rock.k.