Have a Heart Kids Fishing Derby

June 29, 2019

The second annual Have a Heart Kids Fishing Derby, NY State Free Fishing Day located in Whitaker Park will be happening on Saturday, June 29th! Registration starts at 8:00 AM, fishing starts at 9:00 AM, and the derby ends at 3:00P PM. There will be food, raffles, games, and placed winners for the longest fish!

Some rules and regulations: Those from age 4 - 16 can compete for prizes and registration is $5 per child. All kids must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and must be registered to fish. The fishing boundaries are along the St. Lawrence River from Brandy Brook to Whitaker Park in Waddington. All fishing must be from the banks and each child is allowed one fishing pole. The species of fish allowed are: pan fish, such as perch, rock bass, crappie, sunfish and blue gill (this is a catch and release derby). If a tie occurs, then the fish that was recorded first will win.