Free fishing Saturday at Sparks Marina

Free fishing day with a special event for children at the Sparks Marina. Photo by Ben Deach/KOLO.
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO)-- Saturday was free fishing day at Nevada state parks and at the Sparks Marina.

Nevada Bighorns Unlimited, the Sparks Rotary, the Nevada Department of Wildlife, Sparks Parks and Recreation and the local Safari Club International sponsored a Kids Free Fishing Day event at the Sparks Marina.

Each child got a free fishing pole and T-shirt.

NDOW stocked 4,000 fish into the marina earlier in the week especially for the event.