June is a month that “lures” many to the great outdoors, especially for Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department. Kicking off their annual fishing rodeo with over 300 youth in attendance, ponds had been stocked with 1600 pounds of catfish! Grant also supported the development and hosting of a premier youth fishing and conservation class. Items of need included tents, rods, reels, bait, hooks, insect repellent and more. Rumblin’ Waters BASS Club in Wetumpka, Alabama assisted with the hands-on outdoor classroom instruction which included casting, knot tying, and proper bait/lure selection. Master Trainer, Skip Essman, Leave No Trace, provided educational awareness in conservation, how to plan fishing outings, to properly dispose of waste during camping and fishing trips and the importance of respecting wildlife. Mid-South RC&D was there!