The Waukegan Park District's annual fishing derby is Saturday, June 8, at Bevier Park. The event is always scheduled on a "free fishing day" as declared by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, when state fishing licenses are not required. The pond at Bevier Park will be stocked with several hundred pounds of catfish. Prizes are awarded according to age categories for the largest fish caught. Preregistration is encouraged and those who have preregistered may enter the fishing area at 7 a.m. Preregistration fees are: $3 for residents, $5 for nonresidents, ages 12 and under; $5 for residents, $7 for nonresidents, ages 13 and older. On-site registration the day of the event begins at 7:30 a.m. and fees are $5 for ages 12 and under and $7 for 13 and older. For information, call (847) 360-4700.
updated: 6/5/2013 7:15 PM
Waukegan Park District to host fishing derby
Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.
Success - request sent close
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.