Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament Returns

image008LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, KY/TN – The 39th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament will be hosted by Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area on Saturday, May 21 at Honker Lake, off Forest Service Road 138 near Woodlands Nature Station. Registration for the free tournament is from 8-9am; fishing is from 9am until 12pm. Prizes will be awarded for the heaviest string of fish.

Kentucky Lake Bass Club and the Knights of Columbus of Aurora will sponsor the tournament. This tournament develops the fishing skills of children and adults who are physically or mentally challenged.

This is a fun day for volunteers, parents, caregivers, and especially the anglers,” commented Cathy Goode with Kentucky Lake Bass Club. “We encourage everyone to come out and enjoy this special event!”

Pre-registration is encouraged to ensure adequate supplies of poles and bait are on-hand. Call 270-924-2046 to pre-register or for more information. A registration form can be found online at

Directions can be found via Google Maps using this link: to Forest Service Road 138.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at or call 1-800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000. Photos available on Flickr at