WATE 6 On Your Side staff - UPDATE: The event is canceled due to recent storm damage at The Cove.
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Families can enjoy a free day of fishing at The Cove at Concord Park. The free event will be June 10.
Children will be provided rods, bait, tackle, bottled water and prizes by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. The Tennessee Valley Sportsman Club will be giving out hot dogs and snacks.
"It's been going for years and everyone has a good time," said Clint Smith, a TWRA wildlife officer. "We're really looking forward to seeing everyone and getting all the kids out in the outdoors. As always it's a fun time for all and the best part is it's free."
Families can catch catfish, blue gill and bass at the park.More online: More Free Fishing Day events
For more information, call 423-587-7037.