Sheriff hosts 2nd Cops and Bobbers event

The Rock County Sheriff's Office announces the date and time for the second Cops and Bobbers fishing event.

Cops and Bobbers will be held at Lake Leota Park, Evansville WI, on, August 5th, 2014; from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Fishing will take place on Lake Leota and will be conducted from shore. Registration will begin at 5:00 p.m., and a parent or guardian must be present.

There are 25 available spots for kids 7 years of age or older. Parents or guardians of kids interested in participating should submit a letter including their child’s name, age, address, and phone number to Sheriff Spoden at 200 E Hwy 14, Janesville WI, 53545. Parents or guardians may also submit their letter by e-mail to The first 25 names eligible to participate will be contacted by phone or e-mail to confirm their selection.

Kids participating in the event will receive an event t-shirt at the time of registration. Life jackets and fishing supplies will be provided for use during the event. Dinner will also be provided to participating kids, family, and volunteers.