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updated: 7/9/2013 5:06 PM

Gurnee kids' fishing derby is Saturday

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Daily Herald Report

The Gurnee Park District will host its eighth annual children's fishing derby from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the pond behind the Hunt Club Park Aquatic Center, 920 N. Hunt Club Road in Gurnee.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. and prizes will be given for the most fish caught, biggest fish, smallest fish and most unique catch. The free event is for children ages 5 through 11. Bait will be provided, and a limited number of poles will be available.

The fishing derby will be canceled in the event of severe weather. For more information or questions, contact Patrick Poore-Christensen at (847) 599-3791 or email at

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