Youth Fishing Derby

Youth Fishing Derby (1)

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Thank you to Sherwin Electric Company for sponsoring this event! 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Youth Fishing Derby has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 2nd, 2023.

  • Ages 6-12
  • Judging will be done by the weight of the fish.
  • We will be judging 6 species:
  1. Rainbow Trout
  2. Brown Trout
  3. Brook Trout
  4. Small Mouth Bass
  5. Bluegill
  6. Pumpkin Seed
  • The angler with the heaviest fish in each species category will win a prize. 6 total prizes will be awarded.


  • Catch and release only
  • No live bait other than worms
  • No lures
  • Anglers must cast and reel in their own catch. Adults can help with baiting hooks and bobbers.
  • Anglers must fish from shore. No boats


  • Anglers must bring a bucket or cooler to transport fish from site to weigh station and back to water.
  • Anglers must provide their own pole/hook
  • Anglers may bring their own worms
  • EPR will provide a fishing “kit” made up of a bobber, 2 plastic worms of varying size, and split shot weights, and fishing sheet guide.
  • EPR will have a few extra buckets on hand if needed