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29th Annual
Kids’ Fishing Derby
Saturday, June 3, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Hurshtown Reservoir
16000 Roth Rd., Grabill IN

Fishing is a favorite Hoosier pastime that fosters patience, coordination and an appreciation for nature! Please join us for the 29th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at the pristine Hurshtown Reservoir. The derby is open to all children ages 16 and younger.  An adult must accompany all contestants.  Prizes will be awarded for the biggest fish caught in 4 age categories. Each participant may enter only one fish. The grand prize will go to the child that catches the biggest fish overall.

On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Fishing begins at 8:00 a.m. and continues until the weigh-in at 11:00. Awards will be at 12:00 p.m. Contestants must be present to win. Contestants should bring their own bait, tackle and bucket to hold their fish. Because this is a free-fishing day, no fishing licenses are required! This contest is catch and release only. Please call or e-mail Eden at 260-427-6008 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for more information. Admission to Hurshtown is $4 per car. The derby is FREE.

Enjoy some photos from previous events:

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