Tierra Verde Lake to host trout derby day

Kiwanis Litchfield Park Winter Trout Derby goes 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 26. [Metro Creative Graphics]

Kiwanis Litchfield Park Winter Trout Derby goes 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at Tierra Verde Lake Park, 301 S. Old Litchfield Road. Registration starts at 6:30.

Kids and families are welcome to pack a picnic, fishing poles and join in the fishing with 750 pounds of trout (8 to 17 inches long) stocked in the Tierra Verde Lake for the day. A fishing license is not required for the day of fishing during the tournament published times.

Trophies will be awarded to boys and girls 15 and under and 16 and over for the Shortest Trout, Longest Trout and Most Trout Caught during the derby. Bring equipment and bait. Past derby participants have caught trout using canned corn, salmon eggs, cheese, fish dough and/or lures. A fishing license is not needed for the derby; however, a permit will be required for children over 12 years old and adults who intend to fish after the derby.

Licenses are available at the Recreation Center lobby, 100 S. Old Litchfield Road during operating hours.

Cost is $4 per pole 15 and under, $6 per pole 16 and over, and $6 for adults.Call 623-935-9040.

 

IF YOU GO

What: Kiwanis Litchfield Park Winter Trout Derby

When: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26

Where: Tierra Verde Lake Park, 301 S. Old Litchfield Road. Registration starts at 6:30.

Cost: $4 per pole 15 and under, $6 per pole 16 and over, and $6 for adults

More Information: 623-935-9040



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