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Pike County children's fishing derby scheduled

The Pike County Commissioner’s 25th Annual Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, April 15.

Children 16 and under are welcome to participate in the derby at Lily Pond on Schocopee Road in Milford. They must be accompanied by an adult. The event is from 8 a.m. until noon.

Prizes will be awarded to the largest trout caught among each age group. The pond will be stocked with 600 rainbow, brook and golden trout, ranging from 12 to 17 inches. Trout stocking begins that morning at 7 a.m. and volunteers are welcome.

There is no fee to participate. Each child must have their own registration form completed and signed by a parent or guardian.

PA fishing laws and regulations will apply, participants must provide their own tackle and bait and may only use one fishing pole.

For more details or to register, visit pikepa.org/government/commissioners_office/fishing_derby/index.php. Registration may also be completed on the day of the derby.

To sponsor the event, contact the Pike County Commissioners’ Office at 570-296-7613.