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Free Fishing Derby at Northmoreland Park, May 23, 2021
A free fishing derby will be held on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Northmoreland Park from 8:00am to 1:00pm. This event is open to all ages and trophies will be awarded in both youth (age 15 and under) and adult (age 16 and older) categories. Registration is required and free of charge. All youth participants will receive a door prize upon registration.
Trophies will be awarded for longest trout, longest carp, and longest other fish of legal size in both the adult and youth divisions. A trophy and certificate will also be awarded for the best “Catch of the Day” in both youth and adult categories. Adults age 16 and older must display a valid 2021 Pennsylvania Fishing License. There will be no awards ceremony at the conclusion of the event. Winners will be announced the following Monday via the Parks website and social media.
There will be four measuring stations around Northmoreland Lake to allow for fish to be measured. Participants are required to follow all guidance in regards to social distancing and mask wearing.
This event is sponsored by the Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation, the Westmoreland County Sportsmen’s League, A&S Indoor Pistol Range, Somerset Trust Company, and Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Northmoreland Park is located in Apollo, PA, and is accessible via Route 356 from Routes 56 and 66. For more information, please call the Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation at (724) 830-3950 or visit www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/parks .