|When:||Apr 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am|
875 Warren Wilson Road
Buncombe County Recreation Services, in partnership with the NC Wildlife Resource Commission, will host a Kids Fishing Derby at Owen Park on Saturday, April 28, from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. The tournament is open to all children through age 15. No fishing license is required for children under 16, but bring an adult to help with baiting hook and removing fish.
Check-in and same-day registration ($10 per child) begins at 8:00 a.m. To register in advance ($7 per child), go to
Registration includes snacks, hot dog lunch and prizes for those who place within event categories. Prizes will be awarded for the largest fish, the smallest fish, and the most fish caught. Fishing poles will be available from the NC Wildlife Commission on a first-come, first-served basis. Recreation Services will supply a bucket and bait for each competitor’s catch. Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing supplies.
This is a “Catch and Release” event. After the fish has been measured, it will be released back into the lake.