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Reel in the Fun at the 3rd Annual Newcastle Youth Fishing Derby!

Published: Friday, May 19, 2023

Fish JumpingThe City of Newcastle is thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Newcastle Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 10th at Veterans Park Pond. It's time to grab your fishing gear and join us for a day of excitement!

Young anglers, ages 6 and under, 7-10 years old, and 11-15 years old, can showcase their fishing skills and create unforgettable memories at this fin-tastic event. Register online or on-site between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Don't miss the chance to secure your spot in this epic fishing extravaganza!

According to Kyle Marks, Newcastle Parks Director, "The 3rd Annual Newcastle Youth Fishing Derby is a reel-y great time for young anglers in different age groups to show off their skills and have a splash-tastic day of fun. Get ready to cast your lines and make some unforgettable memories!"

From 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the Oklahoma Wildlife Department will be on hand to provide expert guidance on knot tying, fish identification, casting, safety, and more. Learn from the pros and become the ultimate angler!

Prizes will be awarded for Longest Fish and Best Dressed Fisherman/Fisherwoman. Additionally, first and second place prizes will be given in each age group for the Biggest Fish. It's time to show off your fishing skills and reel in those trophies!

The fishing derby will begin at the sound of an air horn and end with another blast. Make sure you're present at 10:30 a.m. for the exciting door prize drawing. You could be the lucky winner!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Remember to bring your own fishing pole, tackle, and bait. Fishing is limited to one pole/hook per participant. No fishing license is required for this event.

To keep you fueled up for the action, we'll be serving free hotdogs. Refuel and get back out there to reel in your next big catch!

Mark your calendars and get ready for a day of fishing fun at the 3rd Annual Newcastle Youth Fishing Derby. For more information, contact the City of Newcastle. See you there!


Click Here to Register Online


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