Carthage kicks of 21st annual Kids’ Fishing Day Challenge

CARTHAGE, Mo. – Young anglers gathered at Kellog Lake today for the 21st Annual Kids’ Fishing Day in Carthage.

The Missouri Department of Conservation hosted the event for anglers aged 15 years or younger.

Officials say the purpose of the event is to teach kids about fishing techniques.

Local businesses also sponsored the event by providing participants with food, water, and extra supplies.

The event gave anglers the bait they needed, however, participants needed to bring their own equipment.