Chesterton Tribune



Register now for Kids Fishing Derby on June 19

Back To Front Page


Itís time to break out the rods and dig for worms.

The annual Kids Fishing Derby will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Indian Springs Park off West Beam St. in the Town of Porter.

Rain date: Wednesday, June 26.

The parents of 6- to 12-year-olds should register their kids by calling the Porter Park Department at (219) 921-1687. For more information--and the waiver form--visit

Registration is limited to 50 participants.

Two divisions will compete in the derby: 6-8 years old; and 9-12 years old. Prizes will be awarded for Biggest Fish to the first-, second-, and third-place winners.

A hotdog lunch will also be provided. And the event is free. But all children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Kids Fishing Derby is sponsored by the Porter Stormwater Utility, the Porter Park Department, and the Chesterton Stormwater Utility, with volunteers from the Porter Fire Department, Indiana DNR Fish & Wildlife, and Lake Michigan Fisheries.


Posted 6/12/2019




Search This Site:

Custom Search