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So you think you can fish? Then this event is for you! All participants will have two hours to catch as many fish as they can. Prizes are then awarded in a variety of categories. All fishermen are required to register before the deadline, as registration will not take place at the event. This event is held whether rain or shine, but if weather is severe call (630) 629-0886 for more information. No fishing can take place May 3rd-6th.

No registration will be taken on site.

Saturday, May 6

Check-In Begins at 7:45am
Fishing Begins at 8:00am

$11/Resident; $13/Non-resident - 16 years & up
$7/Resident; $9/Non-resident- 7-15 years
$5/Resident; $7/Non-resident - 6 years & under

Register by:
Wednesday, May 3

Derby Rules:
- Only one pole per person in the water at a time.
- No fishing until the horn signals the start and any fish caught prior to that will be ineligible. Also, any fish caught after the end horn signals will be ineligible.
- Contact a judge to score fish as they are caught. All other fish will accumulate points as followed:
*Trout - 3 Points
*Catfish - 1 Point
*Bass - 1 Point
*Crappie - 1 Point
*Bluegill - 1 Point
- Only bank fishing is allowed. No wading or fly fishing allowed.
- One stringer per person.
- You must stand a minimum of 10 feet from other contestants outside your household.
- No arguing with the judges or swearing, this will lead to automatic disqualification.
- The fishing will stop at 7:30pm to total scores.
- Participants must be present to win prizes.
- During the derby, there is no limit for catch and keep trout.
- Regular limits for York Center Park District ponds:
*3 per species, per day. (EX: A fisherman can take 3 bass, 3 catfish, 3 crappie, 3 trout per day. No limit on bluegill.)
*We greatly appreciate those fishermen that practice catch and release.

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
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Trout Derby 
0 - 110 N/A Sa  05/07/2022 - 05/06/2023
08:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Knolls Park - Knolls Pond
$11.00 Res, $13.00 Non-Res
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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