Sparta Chamber hosting summer-long fishing derby
SPARTA, Wis. (WKBT) — Be on the lookout for rainbow trout tagged with “BikeSparta” over the summer near Sparta’s Evans-Bosshard Park.
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a summer-long fishing derby, offering anglers the chance to win $500 in cash and prizes by contacting the chamber office with the tag number and their contact information.
The chamber, BikeSparta and Stockton Trout Farm of Winona added 400 rainbow trout to the La Crosse River off of Evans-Bosshard Park. One hundred of those are tagged. Anyone catching a tagged trout can be entered into a drawing for a share of $500 in cash and prizes by contacting the chamber office with the tag number and their contact information. Pictures of tagged trout are welcomed and will be posted on the Chamber’s Facebook event page.
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