SATURDAY - June 1st, 2024
Milton Memorial Park, 113 Union St, Milton, DE

In Memoriam of Phillip Brown - Kody Bear

Photo by Ryan Mavity - News Reporter - Cape Gazette


The 2024 Andy & Opie Kids Fishing Tournament is made possible by a generous donation from

Kody's Kids in loving memory of Phillip Brown, fondly known as Kody Bear.

Phillip's passion for children and his spirit will continue to live on through the joy it brings

to our young anglers.  We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Kody's Kids for their support

and dedication to honoring Phillip's legacy."


We need volunteers! Click below to fill out the Volunteer form:


Lewes-Rehoboth Moose Lodge 646

Carpe Sponsors:

Bass Sponsors:

Arena's Deli

Arena's Signs

BSD Showroom

CPR Delmarva

Community Bank of Delaware

Delaware Building Supply

Double E Lawncare

Lena Whitesell

Hole by Hole

Holland Jewelers

SeaScape Property Management

Swamp Soap

Tidemark Federal Credit Union


Perch Sponsors:

Atlantic Concrete Co

Henlopen Overhead Door

Groome Church

Lewes Building Company

Harvard Business Services

Mayor John Collier

Millman's Appliances

Stenger's Shamrock Farms Par 3 Golf Course

Varrassi Education Associates

Bluegill Sponsors:

Anthony Georgelas

Heidi Draper

Jim Lovett

Taylor Marine Centers


2024 Winners

Grand Champion

Bryce Wright: 29" Carp

Goober's Choice Award

Dean Wojnikeiwicz: 17" Catfish - CAUGHT BY HAND!!

Girls Division

7 & under

1st Place

Braelynn Kersic

25 1/2" Carp

2nd Place

Giulianna Spera

14" Largemouth Bass

3rd Place

Zoey Wojnikeiwicz

12" Largemouth Bass

4th Place

Olivia Dickenson

10" Perch

8 - 12

1st Place

Clover Webb

20" Largemouth Bass

2nd Place

Olivia Kime

16 1/2" Catfish

3rd Place

Olivia Pinzani

10" Eel

4th Place

Madison Bennett

10" Eel

13 - 17

1st Place

Kristin Soylor

13" Catfish

2nd Place

Charlotte Maxwell

7" Bluegill

3rd Place

Samantha Doyal

6" Sunfish

4th Place

Alana Zirlele

5 1/2" Sunfish

Boys Division

7 & under

1st Place

Brody Costello

17" Largemouth Bass

2nd Place

Noah Sliwe

15 1/2" Largemouth Bass

3rd Place

Connor Alexander

14" Eel

4th Place

Bodie Brown

12" Eel

8 - 12

1st Place

Colton Jennings

23" Eel

2nd Place

Dominic Kime

18 1/2" Eel

3rd Place

Aery Setzer

17 1/2" Catfish

4th Place

Dallas Moore-Savitz

17" Catfish

13 - 17

1st Place

Ben Gayl

28" Carp

2nd Place

Cohen Betts

27 1/2" Carp

3rd Place

Eli Abraham

23 1/2" Carp

4th Place

Jacob Buda

23" Carp


This will be the TENTH ‘Andy & Opie Kid’s Fishing Tournament’. 

Techno Goober started this event as a way to encourage local children and parents to spend quality time together, outside! As the event grows & gains momentum each year, members of the community and local businesses have continued to generously contribute to the cause, making sure that every child – no matter their financial means – can be involved, have fun & enjoy a day of fishing with family and friends!


When:  Saturday, June 1st, 2024
Where: Milton Memorial Park

FREE Registration begins at 8 AM

Fishing will be from 9 AM to NOON.
All winners will be announced by 1 PM.
*Winners will be determined by the length of the largest fish caught, between 9 AM – NOON.Participants may record more than one fish with the volunteers, however, only the largest catch will be considered. 

Age groups: 7 & under, 8-12 & 13-17
*There is a Girls’ & Boys’ Division, in an effort to create MORE chances to win a trophy and prizes.

Catherine Flaherty of CopyCat Paint Parties will be at the event from 9 - 12 for colorful and fun face painting!

A big Thank You to Wawa, for donating cases of water, and Herr's Potato Chips, for donating potato chips for lunch.



Will bait be provided?
YES, bait is provided every year & there are volunteers to help you prepare your rods.

Will lunch be provided?
YES, Kona Ice will be available to purchase from 11 - 1 and Free Hot Dogs for each person will be available.

How do I sign my child up for this event?
Please register your child BEFORE the event, by filling out the form, and bringing it with you on the day of the event. OR show up in Milton Memorial Park at 8 AM on June 1st, 2024 and register.

Does this event cost anything?
Registration is FREE!



Please have this filled out before the event & be sure to bring it with you the day of.