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

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


2023 Winners

Grand Champion

Andrew Connors: 27.75" Carp

Goober's Choice Award

Rudey Warren: 6-ft. Stick

Girls Division

7 & under

1st Place

Mila Rad-Byrd

18" Large Mouth Bass

2nd Place

Lillian Avila-Doyal

10" Eel

3rd Place

Gabriella Moratin

14" Large Mouth Bass

8 - 12

1st Place

Laurel Carter

12" Eel

2nd Place

Kylie Thomas

10" Eel

3rd Place

Lacy Burbage

7.25" Bluegill

13 - 17

1st Place

Charlotte Maxwell

7.25" Bluegill

2nd Place

Samantha Doyal

6" Sunfish

3rd Place


Boys Division

7 & under

1st Place

Connor Alexander

16" Catfish

2nd Place

Dean Depietropaolo

9" Bluegill

3rd Place

Jayzon Polk

8.5" Sunfish

8 - 12

1st Place

Sam Lavelle

22" Carp

2nd Place

Kayden Hearn

19” Catfish

3rd Place

Oliver Carter

19" Eel

13 - 17

1st Place

Cohen Betta

16" Catfish

2nd Place

Aidan Hudson

15” Catfish

3rd Place

Carter Phile

14" Catfish


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.