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Kids' Fishing Derby

Saturday, June 3, 8:00-11:30 a.m.

Hurshtown Reservoir, 16000 Roth Rd., Grabill

Fishing is a favorite Hoosier pastime that fosters patience, coordination and an appreciation for nature. Please join us for the 35th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at the pristine Hurshtown Reservoir. The derby is open to children ages 16 and younger. An adult must accompany all contestants. Prizes will be awarded for the biggest fish caught in 5 age categories. Each participant may enter only one fish. The grand prize will go to the child that catches the biggest fish overall. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Fishing begins at 8:00 a.m. and continues until the weigh-in at 11:00. Awards will be at 11:30 p.m. Contestants must be present to win. You will need to supply your own bait, tackle and bucket to hold your fish. Because this is a free fishing day, no fishing licenses are required! This contest is catch and release only. Please call or e-mail Eden at 427-6008 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.
Admission to Hurshtown is $5 per car. The derby is FREE.