Have you taken the kids fishing? Not sure if they will love it? Well, take the family and try it for FREE at the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at Mile Square Regional Park on March 21st! They supply everything (the poles, bait, and fishing tips!) Thanks to OC Parks, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Angler Chronicles, kids ages 6 to 15 can learn all about fishing, fish for free, and compete to win multiple prizes for finalists and champions in different age groups. North Lake will be stocked with trout and catfish just for the derby!
Fishing clinics are a great way to learn about the sport of fishing. Children will learn fish anatomy, how to handle the different types of fish, the different types of bait, how to bait a hook, fishing ethics, fishing safety, and how to cast a fishing rod. They even have an area where you can practice.
NOTE: A limited amount of kids’ fishing rods are available on loan for free, but you’ll need an id, and you’ll have to visit each station first. The interactive clinics are there throughout the event.
Join OC Parks for a fun filled day of friendly competition and fishing at Mile Square Regional Park on Saturday, March 21, 2015.
What to Bring:
- Lounge Chairs
- Water and Snacks
- ID if you plan to borrow their fishing rods.
- Fishing Gear for adults if you have it.
Parking: $5 per vehicle
Registration: 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Note: Registration is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. with the Derby starting promptly at 9 a.m. You’ll also want to get there early to find a nice spot under the shade.