Organization: Kenton County Parks & Recreation
Kenton County Parks & Recreation (KCP&R) is presenting the Kids Fishing Derby for kids of all ages on Saturday, June 1 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Middleton-Mills Park. It’s free! Even adults won’t need fishing licenses when they are helping their kids because it’s ‘Fish Free in Kentucky’ weekend! Start a family tradition. Don't worry if you have never fished before. KCP&R will have everything for you and your child to enjoy a great day of fishing including spincast rods and reels, hooks, bobbers, and bait.
Enjoy lunch at the park. NKB Concessions will be open. Hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken tenders, snacks, soda, water and sports drinks are available.
At all other times, it’s acceptable to keep a catch from either of the ponds in Middleton-Mills Park. During the Kids Fishing Derby, however, KCP&R will be introducing kids to good conservation habits and sportsmanship and will be practicing ‘catch and release’.
There will also be prizes awarded for the ‘Big Fish of Each Species’ contest. KCP&R will need fishermen and fisherwomen to help youngsters who may need it. Come on out to Middleton-Mills Park, share your experience, and help teach kids the fun of fishing!
KCP&R collects donations of non-perishable food and personal care items for Be Concerned.
For more information, please contact Rhonda Ritzi at Rhonda.Ritzi@KentonCounty.org.
For news of upcoming programs, activities, and events to be held in Kenton County's parks, call the Parks & Recreation office at (859) 525-PLAY (7529), visit the website or follow Kenton County Parks & Recreation on Facebook.