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Fishing Derby Saturday, June 1st


fishing_derbyEstes Valley Recreation and Park District (EVRPD), in conjunction with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, will once again sponsor the 27th annual Fishing Derby to benefit EVRPD youth programs. The derby will take place this Saturday, June 1 at Lake Estes.

The fishing derby is for all ages. Prizes will be given for “Largest Fish” in four age groups: 9 & under, 10-15, 16-59, and 60 & over-male & female in each age group. Many prizes have been donated by local merchants. Lake Estes will receive fish from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife prior to Derby Day. The fishing derby will run from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. at the Lake Estes Marina Store, 1770 Big Thompson Avenue (Hwy. 34). Registration fee is $4.00 on day of Derby. Pre-registration is $3.00. For more information and/or registration form contact: Lake Estes Marina, P.O. Box 1379, Estes Park, Colorado 80517 or call 586-2011.

June 1 & 2 are “free fishing” days in the State of Colorado. No Colorado State fishing license is required these two days.

The $5.00 day-use fee for vehicles at Lake Estes will be waived on Derby Day.

Come to Estes Park for a great day of fishing and fun!

 

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