Fishing Derby – Kid’s Father’s Day Fishing Derby 2021

Kid’s Father’s Day Fishing Derby, Sunday June 20th, Peace Valley Park, Angler’s Pier, Creek Road, New Britain, PA 7:30-11:30am Rain or Shine

Rules & Guidelines:

  • Pre-Registration required on or before June 14, 2021 to get goodie bag.
  • All PA Fish and Boat Rules and Laws apply. Fishing license not required for youth under 16. Parents are not permitted to fish for their children.
  • Check In from 7:30am – 8:15am to receive ID tag. ID tag must be visible during event.
  • Goodie Bags given to first 100 pre-registrants.
  • Must be registered to qualify for awards.
  • Fishing begins at 8:30am
  • Fishing ends at 10:30am
  • Awards announced @ 10:45am
  • Ages 5 to 15 years are eligible.
  • Fees: $10 for single child, $20 for multiple children
  • Participants 14 or under must have adult (18+) present.
  • Participants must bring a fishing rod, bucket, net, bait & barbless hook.
  • Recommended equipment: Rod – spin cast rod or pushbutton, Bait – garden worms.
  • Limited amount of bait may be available.
  • Fishing permitted only between florescent cones on shoreline.
  • Fish from the shoreline, NO wading in the water.
  • Safety first! Watch hook while carrying or casting a rod.
  • Immediately after catching fish, take it to the weigh station. Once weighed, release the fish immediately. No fish will be kept.
  • Do not leave fishing rod unattended.
  • Be a good angler – clean up after yourself.
  • Event held Rain or Shine.
  • No Pets permitted.
  • COVID – Event will follow current CDC, state and local protocols. Wear a mask, maintain 6’ distance and stay home if ill.

To Register:

Purchase the appropriate ticket for either a single child or multiple children.

Please, be sure to provide the child’s full name and age with your ticket purchase.

*children’s names and ages are used only to create an ID Tag for use during the event.

Proceeds benefit County-wide recreation programs including the annual Kid’s Father’s Day Fishing Derby.


Awards will be given for the following:

1st, 2nd, 3rd for the longest fish in the following age categories: 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-15.

Award for the largest fish caught over all.

In the event of a tie, fish weight may determine the winner.

Free Coffee and Donuts awarded to all adults accompanying participants!

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