Fishing Event In Wellington

Wellington Parks & Recreation, in conjunction with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission and Bass Pro Shops, will host the 24th annual Children’s Holiday Fishing Classic for area children 15 years old and younger at the Wellington Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 20.

Registration will take place from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Wellington Community Center dock and pavilion area on Lake Wellington, followed by the fishing tournament from 9 to 11 a.m. Afterward, there will be awards and “fish tales” until noon.

Winners will be determined by the total weight of the fish caught and released from the dock and beach area, with awards and prizes awarded for first, second and third place in each of the four age groups: minnows (age six and under), shiners (ages seven to nine), bluegills (ages 10 to 12) and lunkers (ages 13 to 15).

For more information, call (561) 791-4005.