Virtual Fishing Derby - 8.08.20

Time: 8:00 AM

Rules & Guidelines

Fish at your favorite fishing spot permitted by law in Illinois August 8 – 16, 2020!

Age Brackets: 

  • 5 years of age and younger
  • 6-10 years of age
  • 11-15 years of age
  • 16+ years of age

Register at dgparks.org by August 7, 2020. Each participant must be registered to be eligible for prizes. Registration is free.

Longest and shortest fish in each age group will have a winner! All ties will be determined by a random drawing. Participants may only win one prize.

Take a clear picture of your fish with a measuring device to show its length. (Length is measured in inches from mouth to tip of tail). Email picture along with name, age, date and location to fishingderby2020@dgparks.org. Registered participant must also be in the picture.

Measurements must be clear to be eligible for prizes.

All photos must be submitted by 6:00pm on Sunday, August 16. Photos submitted before August 8, will not be accepted. Fish must be caught between August 8 and August 16.

Winners will be notified by Wednesday, August 19. Prizes will be available for pick up at the Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Road.

Be sure to follow all Illinois regulations regarding fishing licenses. All participants 16 years of age or older are required to have a valid fishing license in order to participate. https://www.ifishillinois.org/regulations/FishingDigest.pdf

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