Cobb County Government

Children Can Enjoy Fishing Rodeo Competition

Cobb PARKS Natural Resource Management unit will host the next Fishing Rodeo from 9am-11am, Saturday August 18th, at Hyde Farm Park. The age divisions will be: 3-6, 7-9, 10-12 and 13-16. Trophies will also be awarded for the five biggest fish overall. This event is free, so grab your fishing pole and join us for a morning of fishing and fun. The park is located at 726 Hyde Road, Marietta. For more information, contact John Purcell at or (770) 528-8825.

In July there was a Fishing Rodeo held at Lost Mountain Park. There was a nice turn-out and a good time had by all! Here are the results from the event at Lost Mountain:


  • 1st Place - Matthew Nash – 2lb, 19in (catfish)
  • 2nd Place - Glen Bruce – 10oz, 13in (catfish)
  • 3rd Place - Danielle Lawrence - 8oz, 12in (catfish)
  • 4th Place - Jarett Reeves - 6oz, 11.5in (catfish)
  • 5th Place - Matthew Jordan - 1oz, 6.5in (bream)