2014 Youth Fishing Derby Postponed until Sunday


Due to the possibility of heavy rain and flooding predicted for this Saturday morning, the Devens Fishing Derby will now take place this Sunday, May 18th from 9 a.m. – noon.

2014 Youth Fishing Derby, Mirror Lake, Devens on Sunday, May 18, 2014

Registration: 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Fishing Derby: 9 a.m. to noon

Prizes for the ‘biggest fish‛ will be awarded in the following age groups:

  • 6 and under
  • 7 to 10 years
  • 11 to 15 years

Special prize drawing for all participants!

To register, contact Kim Walsh, Devens Recreation at (978) 772-8875 or visit devenscommunity.com.

Rules and Regulations:

  • All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Participants must wear life safety jackets
  • Participants must provide own fishing equipment and bait
  • Participants must provide a large bucket to transport caught fish for immediate measurement
  • Caught fish will be returned quickly to Mirror Lake under the “Catch & Release Program”
  • For everyone‛s safety, look around and behind you before casting a fishing line into the lake
  • Fishing poles must be attended by participants at all times for safety reasons
  • When walking with your fishing rod, be sure that your hook is attached to the rod


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