" Patience for one,' said Welborn. "You have to sit out here for long periods of time and not catch anything. Teaches some discipline. Learning how to tie the knots and set up your pole. It's better than being on a tablet or playing video games all day. You're not inside."
McClain says he came up with this idea because fishing is a good way to make memories with friends and family while helping our furry friends.
"I'd do it everyday if I could afford to," said McClain. "To me, our animals need a home. They need a place to live. They're our four legged buddies. As I get older, I get more attached."
The winner of the tournament took home around $300. Some children who had the most fish also got to take home new rod and reels and tackle boxes.