I am writing this post to both inform everyone about an upcoming event, as well as reach out for potential donations/sponsors.
In conjunction with Oregon’s “Free Fishing Weekend” ODFW has initiated events across the state that give opportunities for youth to learn the joys of fishing. However, due to budgetary cuts, the hatchery workers can no longer supply the needed materials and prizes for our annual Kids Fishing Tournament at the Salmon River Hatchery. For many years, this tournament has been instrumental in cultivating education and excitement for outdoor activities and has left a lasting impression on the youth of our community. Appreciation for the outdoors through fishing has far reaching effects in the lives of our kids. We can’t miss out on the life-enriching benefits this event brings simply due to budgetary cuts.
For the second year in a row Bobber Boyz LLC has taken the lead to sponsor this event in hopes that future generations will continue to value and care for our outdoor recreation but we can’t do it alone.
We are reaching out for donations in order to ensure that there are enough prizes, snacks and educational materials for the families attending in order to make this event a success. If you or anyone you know is able to contribute, please contact Bobber Boyz Co-Owner, Matthew Vertner 541-992-2691 or We hope to see everyone out there June 1st between 8am-noon at the Salmon River Hatchery in Otis, Oregon!!