TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) - Get hooked on fishing not drugs - WTOC's Capt. Johnny Cole shared that message with kids in his weekly fishing report.
A weekend event can help get children started fishing at an early age.
It's the annual Kids Fishing and Coastal Water Safety event at the Tybee Pier and Pavilion starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is teaming up with Safe Kids for Free Fishing for the event. Each child ages 5 to 12 gets a free rod, reel and tackle box and free lunch.
Participants can pre-register or show up at the pier in the morning.