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Saturday, June 1st & Sunday, June 2nd
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  Derby Day



the Douglas County
Kids' Fishing Derby

The Douglas County Kids' Fishing Derby is a FREE, volunteer run event dedicated to getting kids hooked on fishing and spending time outdoors with their families. We welcome children between the ages of 3 to 12 years old to catch up to 2 rainbow trout during our 2 day long, 7 session event, traditionally held the first weekend in June at Lampe Park. Each child walks away with a special gate prize and additional prizes are awarded for the largest fish caught.  






Pre-Registration is required to reserve your session ticket. 

Registration will begin in April and continue until the week of the Derby.

*Space is limited along the banks of Willow Creek, so be sure to register early in order to secure your spot in the Derby.*

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Derby Highlight Reel 2019

What is the Kids' Fishing Derby?

Begins April 1st!

All children ages 3-12 are welcome to fish in the Douglas County Kids' Fishing Derby. It is FREE to participate in the event, but PRE-REGISTRATION is required to receive a session ticket. Space is limited along the banks of Willow Creek, follow the link below for more information about how to register.

Got Time? Volunteer!

As a non-profit organization, the Kids' Fishing Derby relies upon the time and efforts of nearly 300 volunteers needed annually to make the event a success. Volunteer coordinator Laura Lonero is seeking friendly and enthusiastic individuals to join our team in several areas of the event; read further to find out what you can do to help!

Become a Sponsor of the Derby

Support our cause and help us get kids hooked on fishing!  

Fundraising chairman Tom Zogorski explains how donations and fundraising directly benefit the young anglers and their families.

Form Downloads

Event Flyers
Kids Registration 
Volunteer Registration 
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