Kids fishing derby to be held at Alcoa Duck Pond

Saturday, June 7

In celebration of National Kids Fishing Month, Parks & Rec and area sponsors are hosting an exciting, fun-filled day of fishing for kids and their families. Community youngsters ages 2 - 15 are invited to come out to Alcoa Duck Pond with their fishing poles, tackle boxes, bait, and stringers and take part in the Duck Pond Fishing Derby for Kids on Saturday, June 7. Check-in is from 7 - 8 a.m. and fishing starts promptly at 8 a.m. Every child fishing at the derby will receive a free goodie bag full of fun stuff provided by the event’s local and national sponsors. In addition to fishing, the day will also feature food and beverage, a water play area and door prizes.

Pre-register at Parks & Rec through Friday, June 6 at 316 S. Everett High Road or online at All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at the event.

Parks & Rec and the derby sponsors have a strong commitment to the community’s youth and are proud to host a memorable day of fishing for the kids and their families. The fishing derby is sponsored locally by The Daily Times, Wal-Mart, TWRA, NWTF Little T Longbeards, Appalachian Dental, and Louisville Marine & Bait Company.

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