14th annual Pinfish Classic is Nov. 3

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

The City of Destin will host the 14th annual Pinfish Classic at 8:30-10 a.m., Nov. 3 on Destin harbor, behind AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar.

The catch and release event is open to children ages 14 and under. Participants must bring their own poles, bait is provided. Registration must be completed on location by 8:30 a.m.

Awards will be presented at 9:45 a.m. Awards include the largest and smallest pinfish catches in each age group, as well as an award for the most pinfish caught overall.

The event is free to all youth and the first 50 participants to register will receive a free T-shirt.

“Our city employees do an outstanding job putting this event on, and I look forward to it every year,” said Mayor Sam Seevers.

“This great city was built on the fishing industry so it is special to see our children taking part in our wonderful heritage.”

For more information, call the City of Destin’s Parks and Recreation Department at 650-1241 or email: recreation@cityofdestin.com