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City of Trenton's|
In Partnership with the
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Saturday, June 8, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Trenton, New Jersey
Youth must be registered with City of Trenton to participate
Attendance is limited and filled on first-come, first-served basis
If you have questions about the City of Trenton's Youth Fishing Derby contact:
City of Trenton Department of Recreation, Natural Resources and Culture
Division of Recreation
Fishing competition and prizes
No admission fee
Equipment for youth will be provided
Hands-on stations about aquatic life, water and stewardship
Instruction regarding fishing, safety and fish identification
Open to youth in grades 2 - 8
Parent/guardians are required to attend on site
Bring: Protective eyewear (glasses), hat, sunscreen, water, snacks
Derby will be held rain or shine; bring raingear and plastic bags if needed
Participants can walk or drive to Stacy Park
This is a catch-and-release event but ice and bags will be available if a
child wants to bring home a legal-sized catch.
Families and youth can enjoy the exhibits throughout the day and
participate in open fishing after the one-hour derby.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 is one of two Free Fishing Days in New Jersey.
The Trenton Youth Fishing Derby is a part of the
Hooked On Fishing-Not On Drugs Youth Fishing Challenge!
For other Youth Fishing Challenge! events, click HERE
For full details about NJ's Free Fishing Days, click HERE
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