Local teen on a mission

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A lifelong fisherman, Jimmy Reardon starts nonprofit for kids

  • Jimmy Reardon and Ellison Godwin show off the fish she landed at the 2018 Larry Buster Memorial Sulphur Springs Kids’Trout Fishing Day at Peavine Pinion Pond. Jeremy’s mission is to share his love of fishing and teach children how to fish. Courtesy/Jeremy Reardon
    Jimmy Reardon and Ellison Godwin show off the fish she landed at the 2018 Larry Buster Memorial Sulphur Springs Kids’Trout Fishing Day at Peavine Pinion Pond. Jeremy’s mission is to share his love of fishing and teach children how to fish. Courtesy/Jeremy Reardon
  • San Diego native and Sulphur Springs transplant Jimmy Reardon began JDR Fishing Adventures in part because of his love of fishing.
    San Diego native and Sulphur Springs transplant Jimmy Reardon began JDR Fishing Adventures in part because of his love of fishing.
  • Jack, Luke, and Hank Dehoney show off the fish they caught at an event where JDR Fishing Adventures made an appearance. Jimmy Reardon started his nonprofit/ministry organization in 2019 to teach others and share his love of fishing.
    Jack, Luke, and Hank Dehoney show off the fish they caught at an event where JDR Fishing Adventures made an appearance. Jimmy Reardon started his nonprofit/ministry organization in 2019 to teach others and share his love of fishing.
Outdoors There’s a saying: “Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” If that’s the case, then Sulphur Springs transplant Jimmy Reardon should have a happy future. “I grew up fishing from the time I was able to hold a rod in both salt and fresh water,” the 19-year-old San Diego native said. “Now living in East Texas, fresh water fishing has become my passion.” Reardon moved…

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