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Those media wishing to cover the fishing derby are welcome to do so at Camp Mabry from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and must contact

the event representative below to coordinate a time and location. 

Members of the media are requested to RSVP no later than Friday, January 12, 2018, by 4 p.m. with the State Public Affairs

office at 512-786-5620 or by email at

Camp Mabry is accessed at the Maintenance Drive gate from 35th Street. Media will be required to show credentials at the gate.



Camp Mabry to hold Youth Fishing Derby Saturday


AUSTIN, Texas (Jan. 2, 2018) - The Texas Army National Guard’s Environmental Program and Camp Mabry are hosting the 4th Annual Youth Fishing Derby, Jan. 13th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the lower pond at Camp Mabry, in Austin, Texas. This event is free for youth ages 14 and younger.

The event is open to military and civilian families and will provide visitors a fun day of fishing for Rainbow Trout!  Don’t have a fishing pole?  No problem, both tackle and poles will be available, but participants should feel free to bring their own.

The Texas Army National Guard environmental program is partnering with Texas Parks and Wildlife and U.S. Fish and Wildlife, for this event. In addition to fishing, there will be many other fun and educational activities for your children to engage in.

Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch, however food vendors will be onsite for those wishing to purchase it.

To register for the event, please visit the website at Registration is limited.



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The Texas Military Department is commanded by the Adjutant General of Texas, the state's senior military official appointed by the governor, and is comprised of the Texas Military Department (formerly the Adjutant General's Department), the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG), the Texas State Guard (TXSG) and the Domestic Operations Command (DOMOPS).


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Texas Military Department Public Affairs
P.O. Box 5218, Building 10
Camp Mabry (Austin), Texas 78703
Phone: 512-782-5620