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Free Kids’ Fishing Derbies

Saturday, June 13, 2020
8 a.m. – Noon

  • For kids 15 and younger
  • Limit of 3 fish per child
  • 1 rod or pole per child

Each pond will be stocked with catchable-size fish before the fishing derby begins.

Bring fishing tackle and bait. Also recommended: something to sit on, cameras, refreshments, sunscreen and hats. There is no charge for fishing derbies. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed.