Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Fish Stocked for BPD's Free Fishing Day Event

Fish Stocked for BPD's Free Fishing Day Event

Boise, 8:00 a.m., June 7, 2006 - Tonight, the Boise Police Association is stocking hundreds of fish into McDevitt Pond in anticipation of Saturday's Free Fishing day!

Boise Police volunteers will be working in conjunction with Idaho Fish & Game Officers helping kids and families find the joy of fishing at McDevitt Pond this Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until noon.

Tonight at about 6:00 p.m., approx. 450 fish will be dumped into the pond to help Saturday's anglers have better luck.  These fish are much larger than fish normally planted in the pond.  THe fish are purchased by the Boise Police Association with money raised at the BPA annual fishing tournament last month.  Some fish are also being donated by ARK Fisheries of Hagerman.

    Who:  Boise Police Association & ARK Fisheries

    What:  Fish stocked in preparation for Free Fishing day!

    Where:  McDevitt Pond, Eagle & McMillan

    When:  Tonight - approx. 6:00 p.m.